Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary University of London

Law and Economics

This programme aims to provide rigorous training in theoretical and applied economic analysis as a means of analysing law and the legal framework. It is designed for students with an academic background in law or economics. This course will enable lawyers to master a new discipline and to consider financial and economic dilemmas, and allow economists to comprehend the rationale for regulation and how to think like a lawyer. The programme offers a rigorous training in theoretical and applied economic analysis as a means of analysing law and the legal framework.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree in law or economics or overseas equivalent and/or relevant professional qualification and/or experience; non-native English speakers are required to have minimum of IELTS 7 or equivalent; more information on language requirements can be found on the college's website.

Course modules

Modules include: Mathematics and statistics (optional); law and economics 1; law and economics 2; dissertation; economics pathway: Pre-sessional course in mathematics and statistics (optional); compulsory modules; law and economics 1 (for economists); law and economics 2; dissertation; dissertation; macroeconomics a; microeconomics a; econometrics a; macroeconomics b; microeconomics b; labour economics; econometrics b; international finance; behavioural finance; banking law; computer law; e-commerce law; EU financial law; intellectual property; international and comparative commercial arbitration; international and comparative competition law; international and comparative law of copyright and related right; international and comparative law of patents, trade secrets and related rights; international economic law; international merger control; international tax law; law of finance and foreign investment in emerging economies; legal aspects of international finance; regulation of financial markets; securities regulation; UK competition law; cyberspace law; corporate insolvency law; international trade and intellectual property law; European competition law; financial models and derivatives in a legal context; telecommunications law; regulation of international trade; ethics in business and in finance; international and comparative law of trade marks and unfair competition; global intellectual property law; strategic decision making for lawyers; principles of regulation; accounting for lawyers; international macroeconomics for lawyers; financial models and derivatives in a legal context; financial models and application to corporate finance law.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on dissertation.

Sponsorship information

The School of Economics and Finance and the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) are offering 2 bursaries to outstanding full-time candidates applying for the LLM in Law and Economics programme: 1x £7,500 bursary for a non-EU student and 1 x £5,000 bursary for a Home/EU student; these bursaries are deducted from tuition fees payable to the college and are not paid directly to successful applicants; all successful candidates for the LLM in Law and Economics Bursaries may be asked to assist the Law Marketing Team with marketing events such as the postgraduate law open evenings and web/video student profiles; full details of how to apply, application form and deadlines can be found on the college's website.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
LLM Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Mile End Tower Hamlets E1 4NS South East

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