University of Leeds

University of Leeds

International Banking and Finance Law

The overall purpose of the course is to enable students to develop knowledge and skills in relation to the legal rules regulating the financial and capital markets in the UK, as well as at a global level; course gives opportunity to learn about the international regulatory frameworks in which banks and other financial institutions operate, as well as commercial financial issues such as the legal framework for international syndicated loans, bond issues, secured credit and insolvency.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree in law, banking, finance, economics or business, or non-UK equivalent; relevant and substantial work experience of more than 5 years considered.

Course modules

Core modules: Insolvency law; international banking law (the regulatory framework); international banking law (capital markets and loans); research methods; dissertation. Optional modules: EU discrimination law; European business law; international e-commerce law; alternative dispute resolution; EU agricultural law and the World Trade Organisation; competition law; remedies for breach of contract; advanced remedies for breach of contract; international insolvency law; corporate law; advanced corporate law; international corporate rescue; international corporate governance; international law of credit and security; international trade finance law; Islamic banking and finance law; consumer law; the international law of foreign investment; world trade organisation law; trademarks, geographical indications, designs and trade secrets; environmental law 1 (the regulation of pollution); international economic law; conflict of laws in business transactions; securities regulation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

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Postgraduate Admissions, School of Law
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