International Economic Law

Study mode:On campus Study type:Part-time Languages: English
Local:$ 15.5 k / Year(s) Foreign:$ 22.1 k / Year(s)  
501–600 place StudyQA ranking:2804 Duration:12 months

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In just one generation, the world has witnessed a dramatic increase in the economic interdependence of countries and shifts in global economic power. This reshaped global economic map has many drivers, including key international institutions and accords that seek to promote enhanced competitiveness, trade and foreign direct investment globally.
The LLM in International Economic Law aims to provide students with both a theoretical understanding and the practical legal skills set for analysing the roles that institutions play in regulating crucial international economic relations and their specific rules that often become the agreed framework for national regulation across economic sectors.
This programme will enable you to explore the significant policy issues that arise in the development and implementation of these international economic legal frameworks.

The School of Law has consistently been ranked in the top 10 law schools in the UK for the quality of our research and teaching, and many of our internationally recognised staff act as advisers to governments, industry and NGOs, both nationally and internationally.
The Postgraduate Law Centre is based in Lincolns Inn Fields, Holborn, the legal district of London, close to law firms, chambers and the Royal Courts of Justice.

* There is a very high rate of employment of our students within six months of graduation.
* We have dedicated law careers advisers who organise events and internship opportunities with top UK and international law firms.
* Many of our internationally recognised staff act as advisers to governments, industry, regulatory authorities and NGOs, both nationally and internationally.
* We offer a Critical Thinking and Writing in Law programme designed to improve your writing and research in law skills.
* You will be able to take part in networking and social events run by the Queen Mary Postgraduate Law Society and upon graduating join our extensive alumni network.

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 marked as soon as this information is confirmed by teaching academics.

* QLLM028 EU Financial Law
* QLLM034 External Relations Law of the European Union
* QLLM044 International and Comparative Competition Law
* QLLM054 International Economic Law
* QLLM062 International Tax Law
* QLLM064 International Trade and Investment Dispute Settlement
* QLLM069 Law of Finance and Foreign Investment in Emerging Economies
* QLLM080 Multinational Enterprises and the Law
* QLLM082 Regulation of Financial Markets
* QLLM085 Securities Regulation
* QLLM096 Climate Change Law and Policy
* QLLM097 International Natural Resources Law
* QLLM121 International Trade and Intellectual Property Law
* QLLM128 Telecommunications Law
* QLLM134 Regulation of International Trade
* QLLM149 Global Intellectual Property Law
* QLLM155 Principles of Regulation (22.5 credits Semester 1)
* QLLM186 International Investment Law and Policy
* QLLM187 International Investment Law (22.5 credits Semester 1)
* QLLM188 Regulation of International Investment and Public Policy (22.5 credits Semester 2)

Law graduatesThe usual qualification for entry to the LLM programme is a degree in law, or a degree with a substantial law content, of at least 2.1 honours (or equivalent). Law graduates with 2.2 honours who also have other legal qualifications and/or substantial professional legal experience may also qualify.Non-law graduatesNon-law graduates with a minimum second class honours degree, that have also obtained a Merit (or 60 per cent) in the Common Professional Examination (CPE) or Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) recognised by the UK professional bodies, may also qualify. Non-law graduates may also be considered on the basis of exceptional professional experience (of at least five years) in a legal area or an area directly related to their programme of study.In all cases, a full online application is required in order for a fair assessment and decision to be made. Each application is considered on its merits and on sight of full application documents.A full and detailed CV is required for all applications and is particularly relevant where professional experience needs to be considered.International applicants:Students from outside of the UK help form a global community here at Queen Mary. For detailed country specific entry requirements please visit the International section of our website. If your first language is not English, you must provide evidence of your English language proficiency. Find details on our English language entry requirements.If you do not meet language or scholarly requirements it might be possible for you to undertake foundation or pre-sessional programmes that will prepare you for the masters programme. For more information, pleasecontact the Admissions Office.If you are unable to find the information you require, please contact the Admissions Office for assistance. 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. 75 (Grade B) TOEFL iBT® test: 100 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.

The School of Law is offering a total of twelve LLM scholarships. Of these twelve LLM scholarships, the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) will award three overseas fee scholarships and three home/EU fee scholarships and the Department of Law will award three overseas fee scholarships and three home/EU fee scholarships.

You must have an offer of study for the LLM before you apply for a scholarship. You should therefore apply for the LLM as early as possible. Students who have not completed their application by 1 March 2012 will not be considered for a scholarship.

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