Cross - Border Business and Finance Law in Asia

Singapore Management University

12 months
37450 USD/year
37450 USD/year
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he SMU LLM in Cross-Border Business and Finance Law in Asia is designed for candidates who desire to sharpen their legal expertise and better understand business practices. Our professors who have gained insight from diverse work experiences will engage you with their interdisciplinary knowledge. Small class sizes allow for highly interactive seminars that also provide a challenging yet collegial learning environment.

The flexibility of our programme gives students the option to complete the LLM in 1 year attending full-time or 2 years in our part-time programme. Legal professionals are able to fit the fully-accredited courses to their busy work schedules. Moreover, the School of Law’s active engagement with the legal community, as well as our strong alumni network and the Career Services team, immensely benefit students’ future careers.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Law of Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Commercial Conflict of Laws
  • Asian and Global Trends in Information Technology Law
  • Law and the Changing Media Environment

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


On Campus

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.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Good Bachelor's degree in Law (or equivalent legal qualification)
  • English proficiency test (IELTS/TOEFL), if your degree was not taught and examined in English

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37450 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    37450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37450 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Application Fee (non-refundable): S$50

Registration Fee (non-refundable):

  • S$400 (Singaporeans / Singapore Permanent Residents)
  • S$500 (Foreigners)

Tuition Fee: S$37,450 (inclusive of GST)

  • Deposit before matriculation: S$5,000
  • 1st instalment is payable in Aug: S$16,225
  • 2nd instalment is payable in Dec: S$16,225


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