Queen Mary, University of London

Course Introduction

The programme provides students with both a theoretical understanding and the practical legal skills set for analysing the roles that institutions play in regulating crucial international economic relations and their specific rules that often become the agreed framework for national regulation across economic sectors; this programme enables students to explore the significant policy issues that arise in the development and implementation of these international economic legal frameworks; students are able to choose from a comprehensive range of modules that focus on these international economic regulatory frameworks as they impact diverse economic sectors, including finance, trade, investment, innovation and knowledge; students have the opportunity to critically explore pressing development, environmental and financial stability concerns arising from the globalisation of the world economy in a genuinely international atmosphere; the knowledge and skills gained on this course are suitable for careers in government, international organizations, law firms and NGOs concerned with international development, trade, investment and finance.

Course Modules

EU financial law; external relations law of the European union; international and comparative competition law; international economic law; international tax law; international trade and investment dispute settle; law of finance and foreign investment in emerging; multinational enterprises and the law; regulation of financial markets; securities regulation; climate change law and policy; international natural resources law; telecommunications law; regulation of international trade; global intellectual property law; principles of regulation; international investment law and policy; international investment law; regulation of international investment and public; intellectual property, trade and investment law; transnational law and governance; transnational law and governance in practice.

Course Additional Entry

A degree in law, or a degree with a substantial law content, of at least 2.1 Honours (or equivalent); law graduates with 2.2 Honours who also have other legal qualifications and/or substantial professional legal experience may also qualify; non'law graduates with a minimum 2nd Class Honours degree, that have also obtained a merit (or 60 percent) in the common professional examination (CPE) or graduate diploma in law (GDL) recognised by the UK professional bodies, may also qualify; non'law graduates may also be considered on the basis of exceptional professional experience (of at least 5 years) in a legal area or an area directly related to their programme of study; if their 1st language is not English, students must provide evidence of their English language proficiency.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 - 2 years
Full Time