Law and Economics

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Local:$ 2.04 k / Year(s) Foreign:$ 16.2 k / Year(s)  
75 place StudyQA ranking:6597 Duration:12 months

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An innovative multidisciplinary and combined curriculum in the exciting and rapidly growing field of Competition and Regulation, offered jointly by two of Utrecht University's most prolific schools.

The programme focuses on both public and private issues of the regulation of markets (banking, energy, telecom, transport, and other regulated sectors) private equity, hedge funds, competition and competition policy, corporate governance and regulatory policy and effective enforcement . At all times it is the interplay between the economic and the legal that is the prime focus of the programme. Graduates will be able to bridge the often existing gap between these disciplines and be able to communicate effectively. The programme has been set up in response to growing demands of the international economy for multidisciplinary experts in competition and regulatory issues. It addresses real managerial and legal issues as well as the underlying economic theories behind such cases as: * the failed multibillion euro acquisition of TNT by UPS in 2013; * the approx. 300 million euro fines that were given to multinational television manufacturers like Philips and LG Electronics in December 2012 for illegal price fixing; * the adequacy of governance codes in getting to grips with Rhineland vs. shareholder economies;

Types of teaching (in year 1):

  • theory: 15%
  • practice: 15%
  • self study: 70%

Programme internationalization:

  • Studying abroad is optional.
  • The percentage of foreign teachers: 5%
  • The percentage of teachers abroad: 5%

This programme has a workload of 60 ECTS.

Specialities:

MSc Degree:

Students with a Law background will typically qualify for an LLM degree, while students with an Economics background will typically qualify for an MSc degree.

LL.M degree:

Students with a Law background will typically qualify for an LLM degree, while students with an Economics background will typically qualify for an MSc degree.

Language test: * IELTS, Academic Module. Minimum score: 7.0 overall band, at least 6.5 for writing. * TOEFL, Internet based. Minimum score: 100, at least 23 for writing; institutional scores are not accepted (the TOEFL institution code for Utrecht University is 9062). * Cambridge Certificates Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English, at least a B grade. Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English, at least a C grade. Language test Additional language requirements:Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English: B1Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English: C1IELTS overall band: 6.5IELTS writing: 6.5TOEFL internet based: 100 English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6.5 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 paper-based test score : 580 TOEFL iBT® test: 100

Scholarships / Grants:

Nuffic:
The NFP is for mid-career professionals who are nationals of and working and living in one of the NFP countries. NFPs are fellowship programmes designed to promote capacity building within organizations in 60 developing countries by providing training and education to their mid-career staff members.
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Accreditation

Accredited by: NVAO in: The Netherlands

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