Our new LLM International Financial Law course has been designed to respond to the rapid growth in the development of the law in international finance and to equip students for future careers in the financial sectors.

The course not only focuses on financial transactions and banking but also insurance, which is a huge industry in both the UK and internationally.

Why choose this course?

  • Fulfil the growing demand for appropriately qualified international financial law specialists within and beyond the legal profession.
  • A variety of Scholarships are available.
  • Ideal for students looking for employment in the wider field of financial law.
  • Gain an understanding of the wider factors that may have influenced the area of international financial law such as theoretical, ethical, political, economic, and sociological factors.
  • Benefit from a faculty providing forward-thinking teaching in the field.
  • Optional wide-ranging modules allow students to tailor their degree to their interests.
  • Attend an International Summer School and explore Law from a European perspective.
  • 98% of our postgraduate Law School students are employed or engaged in further study six months after graduating (DLHE, postgraduate leavers 2015-16).

What you'll study

You’ll study six taught modules, followed by a dissertation. The dissertation is an extended piece of academic work, independently researched and written. You’ll be supported in this work with one-to-one supervision from a tutor expert in your chosen field. Subject to academic suitability and the availability of an appropriately expert tutor, you can select your own area of study for the dissertation module of the course.

Careers and employability

Career development is an integral part of the programme and our careers team run a series of workshops where you can identify methods and strategies to enable you to pursue your career goals. 98% of our postgraduate Law School students are employed or engaged in further study six months after graduating (DLHE, postgraduate leavers 2015-16).

This course can assist those seeking a place on a professional legal training course (LLM LPC and LLM BPTC) and enhance the CV of those pursuing employment in the legal sector. For students wishing to pursue an academic career, the course offers an excellent grounding in research and in the development of highly developed writing skills.

Entry requirements

The UK

What are we looking for?

  • A good law degree, 2.2 or above.
  • Applicants whose first degree is not Law will be required to provide evidence of commitment to the LLM subject that they wish to study.
  • Applicants from other disciplines will be welcomed in appropriate circumstances, particularly if they have experience in the area, even if not as lawyers.

We specify these minimum entry requirements, but we will assess you individually on your ability to benefit from the course. We sometimes offer places on the basis of non-standard entry qualifications, and industrial or professional experience.

International qualifications

We accept qualifications from schools, colleges and universities all over the world for entry onto our UG and PG degrees. If you’re not sure how your international qualification matches our course requirements please visit our international qualifications page.

Foundation courses

If you need to do a foundation course to meet our course requirements please visit Nottingham Trent International College (NTIC). If you’re already studying in the UK at a school or college and would like to know if we can accept your qualification please visit our foundation courses page.

English language entry requirements

If English is not the first language you need to show us that your language skills are strong enough for intensive academic study. For this course, we usually require one of the following:

  • IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill.
  • An equivalent English language qualification.
Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated September 20, 2019
This course is Campus based
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1 year
6,500 GBP
for Home/EU students tuition fee - £12,900 for International students
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