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Corporate & Financial Services Law, LL.M.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #11 (QS) ,
This specialization includes electives in banking (domestic and international), company law and corporate finance, financial services and securities, and taxation. It enables students to acquire both a theoretical base and a practical expertise in the subjects involved. Singapore, as the commercial hub of Asia, is an ideal place for the pursuit of these subjects.

About

In our flagship Master of Laws (LLM) by coursework programme, a wide variety of modules is available, taught by the most highly-qualified academic faculty. All students are enrolled as Master of Laws (LLM) candidates, with the option to pursue specializations in a variety of areas such as Asian Legal Studies, Corporate & Financial Services Law, Intellectual Property & Technology Law, International Arbitration & Dispute Resolution, International & Comparative Law and Maritime Law. 

In order to obtain a specialization indicated on their degree scrolls, students will have to complete the number of credits and compulsory module(s) as part of the requirement of the specialist LL.M. Please refer to Degree Requirements for Graduate Coursework Programmes.  Alternatively, students may opt from the outset to take any 40-44 credits of modules and graduate with an LLM degree with no specialization. The latter option affords maximum flexibility in course selection according to the student’s individual preferences and interests.

Accreditation

First Singapore University:
  • by QS World University Rankings, 2014
  • by Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013
  • by Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings 2013

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Alternative Investment Vehicles
  • An Introduction to Negotiating & Drafting Commercial Contracts
  • Arbitration of Investment Disputes
  • ASEAN Economic Community Law and Policy
  • Banking Law
  • Business & Finance for Lawyers
  • Comparative Corporate Governance
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Insolvency Law

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: The application period usually starts from 1 October to 1 December for the intake in the following year.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    40 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • Identification Document: Copy of Singapore NRIC or Citizenship Certificate for Singapore citizens OR copy of Re-Entry Permit for Singapore PRs
  • Official Bachelor's/Master's Degree Transcripts (with English translation, if applicable, as well as in its original language)
  • Certified copy of Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree Certificate (with English translation, if applicable, as well as in its original language).
  • Curriculum Vitae/ Resume
  • One recent passport-sized photograph to be affixed in the box provided in the printed Online Application Form
  • Two academic referees’ reports are to be submitted online via the Graduate Admission System
  • Application Fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23955 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23955 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    7199 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7199 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Singapore

  • 1878 - 3880 SGD/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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