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Cross - Border Business and Finance Law in Asia, LL.M.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months


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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

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.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

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

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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