Queen Mary, University of London

Course Introduction

This programme aims to provide rigorous training in theoretical and applied economic analysis as a means of analysing law and the legal framework. It is designed for students with an academic background in law or economics. This course will enable lawyers to master a new discipline and to consider financial and economic dilemmas, and allow economists to comprehend the rationale for regulation and how to think like a lawyer. The programme offers a rigorous training in theoretical and applied economic analysis as a means of analysing law and the legal framework.

Course Modules

Modules include: Mathematics and statistics (optional); law and economics 1; law and economics 2; dissertation; economics pathway: Pre'sessional course in mathematics and statistics (optional); compulsory modules; law and economics 1 (for economists); law and economics 2; dissertation; dissertation; macroeconomics a; microeconomics a; econometrics a; macroeconomics b; microeconomics b; labour economics; econometrics b; international finance; behavioural finance; banking law; computer law; e'commerce law; EU financial law; intellectual property; international and comparative commercial arbitration; international and comparative competition law; international and comparative law of copyright and related right; international and comparative law of patents, trade secrets and related rights; international economic law; international merger control; international tax law; law of finance and foreign investment in emerging economies; legal aspects of international finance; regulation of financial markets; securities regulation; UK competition law; cyberspace law; corporate insolvency law; international trade and intellectual property law; European competition law; financial models and derivatives in a legal context; telecommunications law; regulation of international trade; ethics in business and in finance; international and comparative law of trade marks and unfair competition; global intellectual property law; strategic decision making for lawyers; principles of regulation; accounting for lawyers; international macroeconomics for lawyers; financial models and derivatives in a legal context; financial models and application to corporate finance law.

Course Additional Entry

A 2.1 Honours degree in law or economics or overseas equivalent and/or relevant professional qualification and/or experience; non'native English speakers are required to have minimum of IELTS 7 or equivalent; more information on language requirements can be found on the college's website.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
LLM
2 years
Part Time
LLM