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International Banking Law and Finance

University of Edinburgh

Venues

Central Campus

Content

The legal and regulatory infrastructure and fundamental theoretical concepts underpinning global finance have undergone fundamental changes since 2008. This has had a profound impact on financial law theory and practice and the operation of global finance. Ever-evolving finance practices, the impact of technology, and a complex regulatory infrastructure, have created a challenging environment for those working in global banking and finance as industry leaders or policy-makers and regulators.

A successful career in today’s global markets requires an extensive and in-depth knowledge of complex and sophisticated global and domestic finance laws, regulations and practices. This skillset may not be developed without extensive study and a solid understanding of economic and regulatory theories supporting the operation of global finance that extends to the disruptive influence of financial technology.

This programme is ideal for those pursuing a successful career in the legal, accounting and banking industries, or those who aspire to work with regulatory authorities, central banks, and other public sector organisations. Graduates will position themselves as highly skilled experts and future leaders in the wider area of banking law and finance.

Entry Requirements

A minimum UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in law, finance, accounting, management or business studies.

Candidates with a UK 2:1 degree, or its international equivalent, in another subject may also be considered if they can demonstrate prior high-level study or experience of law and financial regulation topics.

Your other qualifications and professional experience will also be considered as part of your application.

Entry to this programme is competitive. Meeting minimum requirements for consideration does not guarantee an offer of study.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

LLM

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Faculty

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Department

Law School

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.ed.ac.uk