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Postgraduate study in the area of banking and finance law provides a thorough grounding in the fundamental principles of security and financial services law, covering local and international developments from both practical and policy perspectives. From international transactions to electronic banking, you can choose from a wide selection of modules to design a programme of study that best facilitates your interests.
To specialise in this area, you must select 90 credits of modules from this list and do your compulsory dissertation in the field of Banking and Finance Law (45 credits). The additional 45 credits of taught modules can be in this area or can be unrelated and therefore selected from the full list of LLM available modules.
All modules are 45 credits unless otherwise stated below.
Note: Not all of the modules listed will be available in any one year. Any modules not available in the forthcoming academic session will be identified as soon as this information is confirmed by teaching academics.
* QLLM007 Banking Law
* QLLM028 EU Financial Law
* QLLM054 International Economic Law
* QLLM062 International Tax Law
* QLLM064 International Trade and Investment Dispute Settlement
* QLLM068 Law of Economic Crime
* QLLM069 Law of Finance and Foreign Investment in Emerging Economies
* QLLM073 Legal Aspects of International Finance
* QLLM082 Regulation of Financial Markets
* QLLM084 Secured Financing in Commercial Transactions
* QLLM085 Securities Regulation
* QLLM114 Corporate Insolvency Law
* QLLM122 European Union Tax Law
* QLLM135 Corporate Finance Law
* QLLM136 Ethics in Business and in Finance
* QLLM137 Insurance Law
* QLLM138 General Principles of Insurance Law (22.5 credits Semester 1)
* QLLM139 Insurance Regulation (22.5 credits Semester 2)
* QLLM140 Marine Insurance Law
* QLLM141 Insurance Contracts (22.5 credits Semester 1)
* QLLM142 Reinsurance Law (22.5 credits Semester 2)
* QLLM155 Principles of Regulation (22.5 credits Semester 1)
* QLLM156 Introduction to Insurance Regulation (22.5 credits Semester 1)
* QLLM164 Elements of Islamic Law (22.5 credits Semester 1)
* QLLM165 Islamic Finance and Commercial Law (22.5 credits Semester 2)
* QLLM180 US International Taxation
* CCLE019 Accounting for Lawyers (22.5 credits Semester 1)
* CCLE021 International Macroeconomics for Lawyers (22.5 credits Semester 1)
* CCLE026 Financial Models and Derivatives in a Legal Context
* CCLE027 Financial Models and Application to Corporate Finance
School of Law scholarships
The School of Law offers a range of scholarships for Law Masters programmes each year. Full details are made available on the law funding page from October November each year.
Queen Mary bursaries and scholarships
We offer a range of bursaries and scholarships for Masters students including competitive scholarships, bursaries and awards, some of which are for applicants studying specific subjects.
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