LLM in Banking and Finance Law
University of Bristol Law School
1 - 2 year
Full time, Part time
GBP 26,700 / per year *
Earliest start date
* Overseas full-time
Our LLM in Banking and Finance provides you with an opportunity to access a highly sought-after, technically complex and constantly evolving area of law. There is a growing demand for expert lawyers that can embrace challenges and innovation whilst ensuring businesses are financially and legally robust.
Our LLM programmes are well-respected by leading law firms, international businesses and financial organisations around the world. This is a distinct course that presents an exciting opportunity for in-depth study of the impact of law, regulation, policy and practice on banking and finance.
Choosing the LLM in Banking and Finance will see you challenged and inspired by world-leading academics who have internationally-recognised research profiles in the subject. The intellectually demanding, research-rich curriculum will allow you to demonstrate excellent legal, analytical and research skills and be empowered to pursue top-flight careers in a variety of fields.
The programme has particular appeal for those looking to forge ahead in the legal, business, finance and regulation sectors, or as a specialist in-house lawyer.
Ranked #3 in the UK for legal research excellence (REF 2021)
We have a large and vibrant international community and our LLM students benefit from small class sizes. Our exciting range of optional units reflect the expertise of our globally renowned academics and an opportunity to further specialise your degree.
You will take four units (120 credit points overall, 30 credit points each) and a compulsory dissertation (60 credit points). You have the option of taking three Banking and Finance Law units and one unit from any of our other LLM programmes.
Visit our programme catalogue for full details of the structure and unit content for our LLM in Banking and Finance Law.
Scholarships and Funding
University of Bristol students and graduates can benefit from a 25% reduction in tuition fees for postgraduate study. Check your eligibility for an alumni discount.
Funding for 2024/25
Information about funding and scholarships can be found on the University of Bristol Law School fees and funding webpages. This includes information about the Law School's Think Big about Global Justice Scholarships, open to international postgraduate students.
Further information on funding for prospective UK and international postgraduate students.
Graduating from Bristol will open doors for careers in a variety of sectors. Suitable for law graduates, this LLM will help:
- develop and deepen understanding of banking and finance law,
- build transferable skills,
- provide a springboard into a diverse range of careers,
- boost prospects for those already working in related fields,
- deliver a solid first step towards a research career.
Please visit our careers and employability webpage for more information about the support and opportunities we provide during your studies.
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