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LLM Financial Services Law
Starting 24th October 2022
Delivered by distance learning over 24 months
Starting 24th October 2022

Delivered by distance learning over 24 months

Understand the principles and practice of Financial Services law and the changing commercial contexts in which they operate

In Partnership with Liverpool John Moores University


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About this course

The LLM in Financial Services Law combines academic study with a very important practical dimension, which involves undertaking  case studies in a number of modules. The course provides a programme of postgraduate study which will develop your understanding of the legal dimension to activities taking place in the financial services field and the extent to which they might give rise to legal issues.

Core Modules

  • Module 1 – The City of London and Financial Services Law Institutions (20 credits)
  • Module 2 – Alternative Dispute Resolution (20 credits)
  • Module 3 – Compliance, Supervision and Enforcement (20 credits)
  • Module 4 – Risk Management and Stress Testing (20 credits)
  • Module 5 – Financial Services Ombudsman (20 credits)
  • Module 6 – Marketing Financial Services (10 credits)
  • Module 7 – Research Methods (10 credits)
  • Module 8 – Dissertation (60 credits)

When does it start and how long is the course?

Starts 24th October 2022


  • The Masters Law course is delivered over 24 months

Postgraduate Certificate – Modules 1-3

Postgraduate Diploma – Modules 1-7

Masters in Law – Modules 1-8

By completing this course, you will be able to...

  • Construct solutions to legal issues arising from regulation and compliance in the UK and EU financial services sectors 
  • Scrutinise contemporary case studies and emerging case law applicable to arbitration
  • Examine the fundamental regulatory principles of the financial services sector, and the impact on business conduct
  • Analyse the principle regulatory and business drivers of risk management in the financial services industry and more!

Assessed by Liverpool John Moores University

  • To successfully complete the course you must pass each module. 
  • Assessment will incorporate coursework, online examinations, research assignments and essays. 
  • You will also be expected to participate in the virtual learning environment with tutors and fellow students. 
  • There will be no examinations requiring attendance at a venue.

Achieve your LLM from anywhere in the world!

  • Accessible – 24/7 availability from wherever you have an internet connection
  • Flexible – take control of how, where and when to study, at a pace that's right for you
  • Professional – industry leading course directors and tutors
  • Quality – study the same course used by corporations for internal training
  • Network – with tutors and like-minded professionals from around the world. Use our online tutorial forum to ask questions and share knowledge