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Financial Services Law, Regulation and Compliance

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27 months
8700 GBP/year
8700 GBP/year
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The Financial Services Law, Regulation and Compliance offered by De Montfort University provides you with an opportunity to develop your knowledge in the area of financial services law, within a broad, legal context.

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The  Financial Services Law, Regulation and Compliance offered by De Montfort University has an emphasis is placed on interpreting, evaluating and communicating legal issues, which may arise in a wide range of circumstances. You’ll develop your understanding and skills of critical analysis through an in-depth study of key issues, such as risk management and stress testing for financial organisations, data protection, compliance supervision and enforcement. 

This course is ideal for existing financial service professionals, and those who are seeking to enter the financial services law industry. This mix of students exposes you to the expertise of real world professionals, offering you a practical insight into industry; which will be of significant value when seeking future employment.

Graduate careers

Upon completion of the course, you’ll be well placed to undertake roles within the financial services law industry.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • The City of London and Development of Financial Services Law
  • Risk management and Stress Testing for Financial Services Organisations
  • Data Protection in Financial Services Organisations
  • Global Financial Crime
  • Compliance, Supervision and Enforcement
  • Financial Services Complaints and the Financial Services Ombudsman
  • Marketing Financial Services

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 27 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines




180 alternative credits
  • LLM: 180 credits
  • Postgraduate Diploma: 120 credits
  • Postgraduate Certificate: 60 credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants will normally hold an undergraduate degree in any subject with a minimum pass of 2:2, or equivalent overseas qualification, or an appropriate professional qualification.

  • Some background knowledge of law is useful, but a degree in law is not essential.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8700 GBP per year and a duration of 27 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8700 GBP per year and a duration of 27 months.
  • Accelerated LLM:  £9,000
  • Postgraduate Diploma:  £6,300
  • Postgraduate Certificate:  £3,500


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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Financial Services Law, Regulation and Compliance
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