Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary University of London

Competition Law

The programme offers students the opportunity to study the application of competition law in relation to different business phenomena, ranging from anti-competitive agreements and abusive dominance to mergers. Competition law is an exciting and important area of law, particularly internationally and across the EU. Students also have an opportunity to explore the interface between competition law and related areas such as intellectual property rights and trade.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a degree in Law, or a degree with a substantial law content, of at least 2.1 honours (or equivalent). Law graduates with 2.2 honours who also have other legal qualifications and/or substantial professional legal experience may also qualify. Non-law graduates: Non-law graduates with a minimum 2nd Class Honours degree, that have also obtained a Merit (or 60 per cent) in the Common Professional Examination (CPE) or Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) recognised by the UK professional bodies, may also qualify. Non-law graduates may also be considered on the basis of exceptional professional experience (of at least 5 years) in a legal area or an area directly related to their programme of study.

Course modules

Modules include: International and comparative competition law; international merger control; UK competition law; European Union competition law; competition law, intellectual property and innovation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 12,600 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
LLM Full-time £ 18,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
LLM Full-time £ 12,600 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months
LLM Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lincoln's Inn Fields London WC2A 3JB

Key information

LLM Office
Telephone number: 
0207 882 8092