The LLM Financial and Commercial Law is available to students from both a legal and non-legal background. Our students have typically been law graduates, business graduates, legal professionals and people working in commercial fields both nationally and internationally. Within finance and commerce law is a fast-changing and increasingly complex area.
This postgraduate course provides students with analytical and reflective skills and expertise in financial and commercial law. It provides a learning experience which will enable students to develop their academic ability and enhance their performance in employment and further develop their career opportunities. It provides the successful candidate with a recognized postgraduate qualification in Financial and Commercial Law.
94% of law students said that overall they were satisfied with their course.
- Advanced Legal Systems
- International Company and Commercial Law
- Banking and Financial Services Regulation
Learning Environment And Assessment
Teachings and Learning are predominantly through weekly synchronous and asynchronous online workshops. The learning ethos is to draw on the range and experience of our diverse student cohort
Our extensive e-law library facility gives access to many legal and academic sources from within and outside the jurisdiction.
Modules are assessed by coursework which comprises of a 1000 word essay plan which feeds into a 3000-word essay. This method of assessment has proved very popular with students as it provides useful feedback for their final submissions.
The course is supported by the University’s web-based Blackboard facility with ICT an integral part of the programme. The University subscribes to extensive electronic legal databases and journals while all students are registered users of UCLan’s network with a dedicated network space accessible remotely.
A bachelor degree with Honours at lower second class or above or a professional qualification deemed to be degree equivalent.
Other qualifications or specific training and/or experience may also be considered if the applicant is able to demonstrate his/her suitability for the course and to provide evidence as appropriate.
Where English is not the applicant's first language then a score of 6.5 on IELTS (with no individual component below 6.0) or equivalent.
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Last updated January 20, 2018