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This is a distinctive International Banking and Finance Law programme at the University of Leeds that provides a comprehensive postgraduate study package in the area of banking and finance law.

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The International Banking and Finance Law programme at the University of Leeds will enable you to develop knowledge and skills in relation to the legal rules regulating the financial and capital markets in the UK, as well as at a global level. It will provide you with the opportunity to learn about the international regulatory frameworks in which banks and other financial institutions operate, as well as commercial financial issues such as the legal framework for international syndicated loans, bond issues, secured credit and insolvency.

You’ll investigate and apply the complex rules of banking and finance law to novel problems and real-world and hypothetical scenarios.

Career opportunities

The International Banking and Finance programme enables graduates to pursue careers where success is built on the ability to understand, analyse and respond to developments in international banking and finance law. Recent graduates have gone on to pursue successful careers in organisations such as Pinsent Masons, Fidelity International, KPMG, Alpha FMC and beyond.

The programme also provides a stepping stone to further research projects. A number of our students choose to remain with us to pursue a research career as PhD students.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Insolvency Law
  • International Banking Law: The Regulatory Frameworks
  • International Banking Law: Capital Markets and Loans
  • Postgraduate Legal Research Skills
  • Dissertation
  • Intercultural Business and Organisational Communication
  • Introduction to UK and Global Government Contracting Law and Practice
  • Business Thinking and Commercial Awareness

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in a related area.

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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