M.Sc. On Campus

Law and Finance

Queen Mary University of London

12 months
26250 GBP/year
17250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The MSc in Law and Finance is a programme offered by the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) at Queen Mary University of London. 


This specialist MSc in Law and Finance programme at Queen Mary University of London will give you professional postgraduate training if you wish to advance your career in the City, government or elsewhere in the private sector.  It is designed for students with an academic background in Law who want to learn more about finance and Financial students who want to learn more about financial regulations.

  • Study within the Institute for Global Law, Economics and Finance (IGLEF), a forum for interdisciplinary study and research in the areas of law, economics and finance
  • Gain access to the latest advances of applied research and develop a thorough knowledge of market-based finance and financial law 
  • You will be taught by industry experts, many of whom advise and work with institutions including the World Bank, the IMF, the Bank of England, the European Union and the WTO

What you'll study

You may choose one of three pathways for the MSc Law and Finance:

  • Law and Finance
    • Banking and Financial Regulation
    • Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Finance Law

    You select from different relevant taught modules from both law and finance. You will also undertake independent, original research for your dissertation, which will focus on an analysis of the law and finance.

    You will have access to an unparalleled set of optional short courses to equip you with practical training and technical skills that are highly valued in the financial sector.

    If you want to review or gain a broad understanding of financial and legal concepts, you can attend pre-sessional modules and have access to basic statistics and statistical software.

    You will also have voluntary access to an excellent series of lectures in Critical Thinking and Writing in Law to help you to improve your writing and research in law skills.

    You can choose the appropriate level of study for you, as we also offer a Postgraduate Certificate in Law and Finance and a Diploma in Law and Finance.

    Programme Structure

    Law modules - Elective

    • Regulation of Financial Markets
    • Banking Law International
    • Corporate Finance Law
    • Compliance Systems in Practice 

    Economics modules - Elective

    • Commercial and Investment Banking
    • Investment Management
    • Principles of Corporate Finance

    Key information


    • Full-time
      • 12 months
    • Part-time
      • 24 months
      • Flexible

    Start dates & application deadlines


    180 alternative credits


    On Campus

    Academic requirements

    GPA admission requirements GPA
    Upper Second Class

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    Degree requirements

    • A 2:1 or above at undergraduate level in Law or Economics (Finance).
    Other routes
    • Graduates with a good 2.2 honours degree who also have other legal qualifications and/or substantial professional legal or finance experience may also qualify.

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      26250 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 26250 GBP per year during 12 months.
    • National

      17250 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 17250 GBP per year during 12 months.

    Living costs for London

    1137 - 2157 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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