Queen Mary - University of London

School of Law, Centre for Commercial Law Studies

Law & Finance (MSc)

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Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Law & Finance (MSc)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

MSc One year full-time; two years part-time Programme description This programme was created in September 2009, offered jointly by the Centre for Commercial Law Studies and the Department of Economics at Queen Mary, to fill a significant gap in the current academic and professional training market in the UK and Europe. It aims to equip students with the knowledge, skills and practical tools needed to gain a thorough understanding of the global economy and finance, and how it is regulated by law. It consists of a main programme and three additional specialist areas in Banking and Financial Services, Law and Financial Regulation and Law and Corporate Finance. The programme is currently fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Scotland (CIBOS) with other professional accreditations being applied for. All programmes outlines Students must take a total of 180 credits, which will be a combination of law and economics modules listed below, including one dissertation. Main Programme Economics Options: Corporate Finance Financial Economics Financial Management Advanced Asset Pricing and Modelling Dissertation in Economics Commercial and Investment Banking Investment Management Quantitative Techniques for Finance Principles of Accounting and Financial Reporting Financial Derivatives Law Options: Banking Law Legal Aspects of International Finance Regulation of Financial Markets Securities Regulations EU Financial Law Law of Finance and Foreign Investment in Emerging Economies Dissertation in Law Specialisation A – Banking and Financial Services Economics Options: Financial Economics Financial Management Dissertation in Economics Quantitative Techniques for Finance Principles of Accounting and Financial Reporting Financial Derivatives Law Options: Banking Law Legal Aspects of International Finance Securities Regulations EU Financial Law Dissertation in Law Specialisation B – Law and Financial Regulation Economics Options: Financial Economics Financial Management Dissertation in Economics Principles of Accounting and Financial Reporting Investment Management Commercial and Investment Banking Law Options: Banking Law Regulations of Financia Markets Securities Regulations Dissertation in Law Specialisation C – Law and Corporate Finance Economics Options: Corporate Finance Advanced Asset Pricing and Modelling Dissertation in Economic Investment Management Financial Derivatives Principles of Accounting and Financial Reporting Law Options: Banking Law Legal Aspects of International Finance Law of Finance and Foreign Investment in Emerging Economies Dissertation in Law Assessment In addition to the dissertation which would be submitted in August of the year of examination, candidates will also take a written examination in each of the modules selected. Entry requirements Law focus: A minimum upper second class honours or equivalent degree in law / or a degree with substantial law content PLUS either substantial relevant work experience in banking/finance/ regulation and compliance areas or some economics/finance content in academic studies Finance focus: A minimum upper second class honours or equivalent degree in economics/ finance or a degree with substantial economics/finance content PLUS either substantial relevant work experience in the field of law or some law content in academic studies For English language proficiency please see the Postgraduate website

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Accredited Univeristy

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