EU Competition Law

Study type:Part-time Languages: English
Local:$ 7.12k / Academic year(s)  
StudyQA ranking:1501 Duration:24 months

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For practising lawyers, regulators, academics or if you have a specific need for knowledge in this area. Gain an understanding of the substantive rules of EU Competition Law and the procedural framework in which they operate. Modules updated annually to take account of new law.

KEY BENEFITS
* Gives an in-depth insight into European Competition Law principles and practice.
* Programme materials are written by experts in the field.
* Can be studied anywhere in the world.

PURPOSE
For practising lawyers, regulators, academics and those with a specific need for knowledge of EU Competition Law. To provide a general understanding of the substantive rules of EU Competition Law and the procedural framework in which they operate.

DESCRIPTION
The programme covers the following: the constituent provisions of EU Competition Law - Article 101, Article 102, Article 106, Articles 107-109 and the Merger Regulation. Subsequent units will look at joint ventures, cartels, distribution agreements and licences of intellectual property rights. Finally, the units deal with particular problems of EU Competition Law procedure and enforcement.
The units are fully self contained and will be updated each year to take account of any new law.

Location
* Distance learning with two weekend seminars in central London.

STRUCTURE OVERVIEW
Core programme content Module One:

* Article 101(1)
* Article 101(3)
* Article 102
* Article 106
* Articles 107 - 109.

Module Two:

* Merger Regulation
* Joint Ventures
* Cartels
* Distribution System
* Licencing.

Module Three:

* Procedure
* Third Party Action under EU Competition Law.

FORMAT AND ASSESSMENT
Compulsory assignments and examination for the Postgraduate Diploma. MA: dissertation.

Applicants must normally hold a degree in law or in a related discipline, of a good second class honours standard (or equivalent in the case of degrees differently graded), or be a qualified barrister or solicitor. Applications from candidates who have achieved a comparable academic level through past studies and where previous study, work or experience has made the applicant a suitable candidate for admission may also be considered. English Language Requirements IELTS band: 7 CAE score: (read more) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever. 80 (Grade A) TOEFL paper-based test score : 630 TOEFL iBT® test: 109 IMPORTANT NOTE: Since April 2014 the ETS tests (including TOEFL and TOEIC) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. The IELTS test is most widely accepted by universities and is also accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK- learn more.

Self-funded

Accreditation

CPD accredited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board.

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