LLM Law - Banking and Finance Law

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Faculty Faculty of Social Sciences and Law
Awards available LLM
Programme length One year full-time;
two years part-time
Location of programme Clifton campus
Part-time study available Yes
Part-time study requires daytime, weekday attendance.
Start date September 2019

Programme overview

This is a distinctive LLM programme that considers the law and regulation of banking and finance. You will enjoy the opportunity to examine wide-ranging questions concerning the impact of law, regulation, policy and practice on banking and finance. You will be taught by leading academics who have internationally-recognised research profiles on this subject.

The programme includes various specialist units dealing with banking and finance law. It is suitable for students seeking a career in law, finance, business or regulation. Among the benefits of this programme are its subject coverage and the transferable skills that it is designed to promote. It is anticipated that it will enhance a range of practical settings and careers.

We have a large and vibrant international community and University of Bristol LLM students benefit from small class sizes taught by world-leading experts.

For further information about the Law School, visit our Why Bristol Law School? web page, which includes short videos.

Fees for 2019/20

We charge an annual tuition fee. Fees for 2019/20 are as follows:

UK/EU: full-time
£9,500
UK/EU: part-time (two years)
£4,750
Overseas: full-time
£18,400
Channel Islands/Isle of Man: full-time
£9,500

Fees are subject to an annual review. For programmes that last longer than one year, please budget for up to a five per cent increase in fees each year. Find out more about tuition fees.

Alumni scholarship

University of Bristol students and graduates can benefit from a ten per cent reduction in tuition fees for postgraduate study. Check your eligibility for an alumni scholarship.

Funding for 2019/20

Information about funding and scholarships can be found on the University of Bristol Law School fees and funding web pages.

Further information on funding for prospective UK, EU and international postgraduate students.

Programme structure

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 choosing three specialist banking and finance units and then one further 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.

Entry requirements

An upper second-class honours degree in law or a degree with an adequate law component. International students with equivalent qualifications should supply a transcript of their examination results (this should be an official English translation if the original is not in English).

Recognised Prior Learning is not currently accepted. Previous or professional experience is not required.

See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.

English language requirements

If English is not your first language, you need to meet this profile level:
Profile B
Further information about English language requirements and profile levels.

Admissions statement

Read the programme admissions statement for important information on entry requirements, the application process and supporting documents required.

Admissions statement

Careers

This content and approach to teaching in this programme will develop your understanding and transferable skills, which in turn will open up diverse career paths in law, finance, business or financial regulation. This LLM could be a springboard for such careers, or an appropriate programme of study for people already working in these fields.

It will also be of interest to recent graduates in law, policy, politics and cognate fields, or if you are planning to go on to a research career.

Please visit our Careers and Employability and Student Society web pages for more information about the support and opportunities we provide during your studies.

How to apply
Application deadline:

1 August 2019. Early application recommended; places may fill before the deadline.

International students

Find out more about becoming a student at Bristol, applying for a visa and the support we offer to international students.

I chose Bristol because of its outstanding academic reputation. It's reassuring to be taught by people who truly love their subject - their passion becomes contagious.

Joyce

REF 2014 results

  • Law:
  • 41% of research is world-leading (4*)
  • 44% of research is internationally excellent (3*)
  • 14% of research is recognised internationally (2*)
  • 1% of research is recognised nationally (1*)

Results are from the most recent UK-wide assessment of research quality, conducted by HEFCE. More about REF 2014 results.

Get in touch

Mrs Stephanie Dimberline Senior Postgraduate Admissions Administrator Phone: +44 (0) 117 953 5849 or +44 (0)117 954 5225 Email: law-pg-admissions@bristol.ac.uk

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