Study LLM Financial Regulation and Compliance in the UK
Financial Regulation and Compliance relates to the regulation of financial services and investment business in UK. Courses look closely at issues relating to liability whilst also covering topics across commercial law, such as the identification and regulation of legal and regulatory risk. Students learn about the restrictions in place for companies and the methods to ensure compliance to the regulations by those companies.
Courses in Commercial Law take a wider look at business law, rather than focusing on the financial laws in place covered by Financial Regulation and Compliance courses in the UK.
LLM Financial Compliance Career Prospects
Graduates from an LLM in Financial Regulation and Compliance will be ready to embark upon a career in the financial services industry. Courses in the UK often use real case studies for students to learn in a practical setting. Universities also offer career guidance and the opportunity to meet different employers throughout the year.
Benefits of Studying Law in the UK
- Study in the country where common law originated
- Complete an LLM in just one year
- Benefit from an international and multicultural university experience
- Learn through lectures and small tutorial groups, with one-on-one time with professors available
- Gain an internationally recognised qualification
Entry Requirements for an LLM
A first or second class honours UK bachelor’s degree in Law, GDL, or an equivalent internationally recognised qualification and an understanding of the basic principles of public and private law. Degrees in other degrees will be considered if substantial legal knowledge and experience can be proved.
Typical IELTS requirements: 6.5 overall, with no lower than 6.0 in any one component.
Please note that entry requirements differ between UK universities.
Which UK Universities Offer LLM Courses?
To discover the best places to study an LLM in the UK, find out about the universities listed in the top ten for law in the Guardian University Guide 2017 below:
- University of Cambridge
- University of Oxford
- London School of Economics
- King's College London
- Queen Mary, University of London
- University College London
- University of Durham
- University of Dundee
- Robert Gordon University
- University of East Anglia
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