University of East London

University of East London

International Law and Financial Markets

The programme offers candidates the opportunity to study the role of public international law in the regulation of financial markets; it explores the doctrines and institutions of public international law, and the form and environment of the regulation of financial markets; there is an emphasis on the relationship between the international rule of law and international operation of finance in the context of globalisation focusing on accountability, transparency and good governance.

Entry requirements

Minimum 2.2 Honours Degree in any subject (or recognised international equivalent). IELTs 6.5 with 6.0 in all four components.

Course modules

Modules include: Current issues and research in international law; regulation of financial markets; dissertation; plus 1 option from: international refugee law; international criminal law; war and human rights; contemporary Islamic legal issues; business and human rights; plus 1 option from: law of international finance; the regulation of transnational corporations; law of the World Trade Organisation; globalisation; economic integration in developing countries.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on essays; research diaries; case studies; oral presentations; dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 8,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
LLM Full-time £ 11,700 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
LLM Full-time £ 8,000 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years
LLM Part-time £ 1,333 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years
LLM Part-time £ 1,333 per Academic year (EU fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Square Stratford Newham E15 1NF South East

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