2019/20 Taught Postgraduate Programme Catalogue
LLM International Banking and Finance Law
|Programme code:||LLM-LAW/IBFF||UCAS code:|
|Duration:||12 Months||Method of Attendance:||Full Time|
|Programme manager:||Dr George (Qi) Zhou||Contact address:||Q.Zhou@leeds.ac.uk|
Total credits: 180
Upper second class degree in law or equivalent (including suitably qualified non-law graduates).
The language requirement will be the standard one for entry to a taught masters programme in the Law School.
School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:
Examination board through which the programme will be considered:
The distinctiveness of the programme lies in its coherent provision of postgraduate level study in the area of Banking & Finance Law which is an area of growing importance nationally and internationally.
Students on this programme will develop a specialised and detailed knowledge of the law both from a domestic and international perspective.
Successful completion of this module will ensure that students have the necessary research skills in banking & finance law to work independently and effectively on their research projects (in particular in the context of the dissertation).
Programme aims -
At the end of the programme students should be able to:
- Understand and apply complex rules of Banking & Finance Law to novel problems and real-world and hypothetical scenarios;
- Critically evaluate the legal rules and underlying policies concerning Banking & Finance Law;
- Undertake independent research and construct legal argument in the appropriate form; and
- Work independently to prescribed timescales, including contributing in seminar discussions to the critical evaluation of issues relating to all aspects of financial law.
Year1 - View timetable
Any student who has not studied Company Law, or who has done so, but not in a common law jurisdiction, must select Corporate Law (LAW5550M) as an option in Semester One.
Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:
|LAW5460M||Insolvency Law||15 credits||Semester 1|
|LAW5562M||International Banking Law: The Regulatory Framework||15 credits||Semester 1|
|LAW5565M||International Banking Law: Capital Markets and Loans||15 credits||Semester 2|
|LAW5662M||Postgraduate Legal Research Skills||15 credits||Semester 1|
|LAW5780M||Dissertation||60 credits||1 Jan to 31 Oct|
Candidates will be required to study 60 credits from the following optional modules:
|LAW5334M||Cyberlaw: Regulation of Cyberspace||15 credits||Semester 1|
|LAW5338M||International E-Commerce Law||15 credits||Semester 2|
|LAW5345M||Alternative Dispute Resolution||15 credits||Semester 2|
|LAW5445M||International Competition Law||15 credits||Semester 2|
|LAW5550M||Corporate Law||15 credits||Semester 1|
|LAW5556M||Corporate Finance and Securities Law||15 credits||Semester 2|
|LAW5558M||Corporate Social Responsibility||15 credits||Semester 1|
|LAW5563M||Law and Economics of Business Regulation||15 credits||Semester 2|
|LAW5568M||International Corporate Governance||15 credits||Semester 2|
|LAW5580M||International Law of Credit and Security||15 credits||Semester 2|
|LAW5584M||Principles of International Financial Law||15 credits||Semester 1|
|LAW5585M||International Trade Finance Law||15 credits||Semester 2|
|LAW5590M||International Sales Law||15 credits||Semester 1|
|LAW5613M||International Tax Law and Policy||30 credits||Semesters 1 & 2|
|LAW5637M||Financial Crime||15 credits||Semester 2|
|LAW5645M||The International Law of Foreign Investment||15 credits||Semester 1|
|LAW5655M||World Trade Organisation Law||15 credits||Semester 1|
|LAW5686M||Trade Marks, Geographical Indications, Designs and Trade Secrets||15 credits||Semester 1|
|LAW5830M||International Economic Law||15 credits||Semester 2|
|LAW5942M||Conflict of Laws in Business Transactions||15 credits||Semester 2|
|LAW5952M||Central Issues in Arbitration||15 credits||Semester 2|
Last updated: 20/09/2019
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