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International Financial Regulation and Corporate Law

Brunel University London
London, Great Britain
Part-time
€6,369.40/year
750 Points
Duration
2 Years
Language
English

Program Description

The Brunel International Financial Regulation and Corporate Law LLM is designed for graduates interested in specialising in the growing field of financial regulation and corporate law in an international context.

Our programme, one of the few of its kind in the UK, will give you a solid grounding in the principles, procedures and practices underpinning international financial services regulation and the opportunity, through our range of elective modules, to tailor your studies to your legal interests and career objectives.

As financial services become increasingly global, and with the effects of Brexit on the sector still unknown, employers are looking for job candidates with the specialist skills required to stay on top of the changing regulatory environment. Your International Financial Regulation and Corporate Law LLM will give you that expertise and help you improve your career prospects whether in a law practice, the industry itself or academia.

Entry Requirements

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Education
Bachelor's Degree
6
or
Degree from Greek State Technical Insitute TEI (Ptychio)
6.5
English Level
Michigan Proficiency (ECPE)
C
or
Cambridge Proficiency (CPE)
C
or
Cambridge Advanced (CAE)
C
or
International Baccalaureate
5.0
or
TOEFL (internet based)
92
or
IELTS
6.5
or
PTE
59
or
Pearson Test of Academic Engl.
59
or
TOEFL (paper based)
570
Required Documents
Certified Copy of the Degree Certificate/Diploma
Certified Copy of the English Certification
ID Certified Copy
Passport Certified Copy
Personal Statement - Motivation Letter
Portfolio Relevant to the Programme
Interview
Detailed Transcript
Student Visa
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Notes:

Information about requirements:

  • A 2:2 (or above) UK Honours degree, or equivalent internationally recognised qualification, in Law or related discipline (International Relations, Political Science, Criminology, Criminal Justice.

Other accepted qualifications:

  • Other related disciplines and qualifications will be considered.

Other accepted English qualifications:

  • BrunELT (Brunel English Language Test): 65% (min 60% in all areas)
  • Trinity ISE
  • LanguageCert
  • City & Guilds ESOL, IESOL adn SESOL (no expiry)
  • European Baccalaureate Year 7 (Except English Language 4)
  • Duolingo

Course Content

The International Financial Regulation and Corporate Law LLM consists of compulsory and optional modules and a 15,000 word dissertation on a legal topic of your choice.

Full-time students should complete four modules per term, excluding the dissertation.

Part-time students should complete two modules per term, excluding the dissertation.

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Teaching and Learning

Brunel Law School is research driven and was ranked 14th in the UK for REF Intensity in Law in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF2014). Through their research, our lecturers are at the forefront of domestic and international legal scholarship, which means your education will be innovative, inspiring and truly up-to-date.

Your International Financial Regulation and Corporate Law LLM modules will be delivered through seminars, with two hours of teaching per module a week alongside your own self-directed study. Optional modules have class sizes of 10-12 students, and compulsory modules have class sizes of around 25 on average.

You’ll also learn through:

  • research centre activities and research trips
  • contributing to newsletters
  • making oral presentations
  • attending law film screenings
  • participating in debating events and reading group sessions.

You will receive your timetable in advance of the course starting.

Part-time study is based on a full-time timetable, with one less module per semester.

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Curriculum

Dissertation

A 15,000 word assignment to enable you to acquire a well-developed knowledge and understanding of an area of law within the scope of your programme and to improve skills in legal research and writing.

Corporate Law I

This module deals with the nature of companies and the fundamental principles of company law.

Theory of International Financial Regulation

This module addresses the function and significance of national and international financial markets; the international legal framework for international financial markets; the role of international financial organisations; and national financial regulation in a global context.

Corporate Law II

This module builds on a general understanding of the foundations of corporate law and examines particular topics in corporate law; in particular, corporate governance and the protection of minority shareholders, including some international comparisons.

Practice of International Financial Regulation

This module addresses the function and significance of national and international financial markets; the international legal framework for international financial markets; the role of international financial organisations; and national financial regulation in a global context.

Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility

The key focus of the module is to examine and critically analyse corporate governance and corporate social responsibility and the international dimensions of the concepts. The practical aspect of the module would be highlighted through a study policy and regulatory developments in different countries.

Careers

You will leave Brunel with a firm grounding in law and with solid legal knowledge, allowing you to be flexible in your future choices. While many of our students specialise to enhance their legal practice work, others are sought after by:

  • government agencies
  • the private commercial sector (such as in-house lawyers)
  • non-governmental organisations
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