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PGDip EU Competition Law
Starting 27 September 2023

Application Deadline 24th August 2023

Starting 27 September 2023

Application Deadline 24th August 2023

In-depth EU competition law training for an up-to-date knowledge of principles and practice

Study with a top 5 UK law school (QS World University Rankings 2021)

In Partnership with King's College London

Distance-Learning Postgraduate Diploma / MA In EU Competition Law Online

This distance-learning EU Competition Law course is particularly suited for practising lawyers, regulators, academics or if you have a specific need for knowledge in this area.

Through the course you will gain an understanding of the substantive rules of EU Competition Law and the procedural framework in which they operate.

Core Modules

Module 1 - Principles of EU Competition Law

  • Unit 1 - Introduction to Competition Law and Policy
  • Unit 2 - Article 101(1)
  • Unit 3 - Article 101(3) and Article 102
  • Unit 4 - Article 106
  • Unit 5 - Articles 107 - 109

Module 2 - Practical Application of EU Competition Law

  • Unit 6 - Merger Regulation
  • Unit 7 - Joint Ventures
  • Unit 8 - Cartels
  • Unit 9 - Distribution
  • Unit 10 - Licensing

Module 3 - EU Competition Law procedure

  • Unit 11 - Public Enforcement of EU Competition Law
  • Unit 12 - Private Enforcement of EU Competition Law

What you'll learn

EU competition law remains critically important for many jurisdictions around the world and remains a key aspect of regulating anti-competitive policy. 

Benefit from a highly relevant programme that:

  • Provides you with an in-depth and up-to date knowledge of EU competition law, focusing on practical aspects as well as the substantive law 
  • The units will take you systematically through the constituent provisions of EU Competition Law: Article 101, Article 102, Article 106 and Articles 107-109

How you'll learn

  • The distance learning Postgraduate Diploma in EU Competition Law Programme is structured into four modules of twelve units.
  • Each unit comes in the form of hard copy print and as a PDF file via the Programme website.
  • Questions will be set at the end of each unit and model answers to these will be sent with the unit that follows. 
  • Units are normally sent by post and overseas students will be sent their material by air courier. Students are expected to engage with the online platform during their studies. 
  • All students will be eligible to attend two optional weekend seminars at King’s College London.

Optional Weekend Seminars

  • There will be two intensive weekend seminars normally in November 2022 and March 2023 (exact dates will be confirmed as soon as possible after enrolment). 
  • The weekend seminars will be held in Central London.
  • Authors will lecture and revise study material during two full days of teaching. 
  • Seminars are recorded to view for those students who cannot attend the seminars. 
  • It is strongly recommended that students benefit from these intensive revision sessions. (The format of the seminars will depend on social distancing measures at the time).
  • The seminars are not compulsory but are very beneficial and provide an excellent opportunity to meet fellow students, the programme director and programme authors.

The Dickson Poon School of Law

Why study with the Dickson Poon School of Law?

  • Benefit from the School's pioneering transnational legal research and teaching.
  • Examine the issues of international corporate law, including regulation of mergers and acquisitions, corporate form and its issues.
  • Focus on key transactions and legal arrangements entered into by a corporate body.
  • Learn from world-leading academics and lawyers with decades of commercial experience.
  • Expand your transnational network of commercial law professionals.
  • Build the practical skills that employers are looking for.
  • Begin your studies when it's convenient for you, with six entry points a year.


  1. Flexible duration: LLM - minimum 2 years, maximum 6 years. Postgraduate Diploma (PG Dip) - minimum 16 months, maximum 4 years. Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert) - minimum 8 months, maximum 3 years
  2. Study mode: 100% online Study anywhere, anytime.
  3. Build your global network: Connect with like-minded peers.
  4. Support from start to finish: Connect in real-time with tutors and fellow students to enhance your learning.

Empowering you to achieve your LLM or Master's Degree from anywhere in the world!

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Why choose Informa Connect

  • 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