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Economics for Competition Law

King's College London

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8 months
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6660 GBP/full
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This Economics for Competition Law programme from King's College London has been specifically designed for lawyers in private practice, in-house legal advisers, representatives from the national competition authorities and the European Commission.

Overview

This Economics for Competition Law programme from King's College London is aimed at competition lawyers, both in-house and in private practice, and economists who may be new to competition law. Completing this rigorous programme will give you an edge in a competitive job market.

The programme aims to provide you with an understanding of the increasingly important role that economics plays in competition law and an understanding of when economic analysis is relevant to a particular competition law case.

Is this course right for you?

Competition lawyers will be aware of the importance that economic evidence and analysis plays in cases brought before the European Commission, national competition authorities and the courts.

This programme has been specifically designed for lawyers in private practice, in-house legal advisers, representatives from the national competition authorities and the European Commission.

Programme Structure

  • The first unit covers the conceptual foundations of economics as applied to competition law.
  • The next two units cover the basic building blocks of economic analysis in competition law: market power and market definition. Units four to five look at economic issues that arise under Article 102, whilst units six and seven deal with Article 101.
  • These are followed by one unit on network effects and the boundaries of competition and intellectual property law, two units on mergers, one on state aid and one on empirical analysis.
  • Each unit will consist of text, suggestions for further reading; questions and model answers. The units are designed to give the reader a basic understanding of the economics of the topic in question.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 8 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Language

English

Delivered

Online

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.
Upper 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).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should hold a degree in law of a good 2nd class standard or the equivalent or a degree in a related discipline or be qualified as a barrister or a solicitor.

  • Applications may also be accepted from a candidate who has achieved a comparative academic level through his or her studies and where previous study, work or experience has made the applicant a suitable candidate.
  • It is not possible to study this programme whilst you are registered for a different programme at any other institution.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6660 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6660 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6660 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6660 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.

Funding

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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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