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LLM in International Financial Regulation and Corporate Law

Brunel University London, United Kingdom


Next enrollment cycle

September 2023

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Total Course Fee

USD 24,489

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  • 1 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree
The Brunel International Financial Regulation and Corporate Law LLM is designed for graduates interested in specialising in the growing field of financial regulation and corporate law in an international context.
  • Our programme, one of the few of its kind in the UK, will give you a solid grounding in the principles, procedures and practices underpinning international financial services regulation and the opportunity, through our range of elective modules, to tailor your studies to your legal interests and career objectives.
  • As financial services become increasingly global, and with the effects of Brexit on the sector still unknown, employers are looking for job candidates with the specialist skills required to stay on top of the changing regulatory environment. Your International Financial Regulation and Corporate Law LLM will give you that expertise and help you improve your career prospects whether in a law practice, the industry itself or academia.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2023
  • January 2024

UK entry requirements

  • A 2:2 (or above) UK Honours degree, or equivalent internationally recognised qualification, in Law or related discipline (International Relations, Political Science, Criminology, Criminal Justice.
  • Other related disciplines and qualifications will be considered.
  • Entry criteria are subject to review and change each academic year

EU and International entry requirements

  • If you require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK, you must prove knowledge of the English language so that we can issue you a Certificate of Acceptance for Study (CAS). To do this, you will need an IELTS for UKVI or Trinity SELT test pass gained from a test centre approved by UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and on the Secure English Language Testing (SELT) list. This must have been taken and passed within two years from the date the CAS is made.

English language requirements

  • IELTS: 6.5 (min 6 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 59 (59 in all subscores)
  • BrunELT: 63% (min 58% in all areas)
  • TOEFL: 92 (min 20 in all)
  • The International Financial Regulation and Corporate Law LLM consists of compulsory and optional modules and a 15,000 word dissertation on a legal topic of your choice.
  • Full-time students should complete four modules per term, excluding the dissertation. Part-time students should complete two modules per term, excluding the dissertation.
  • This course can be studied 1 year full-time, 2 years full-time with placement or 2 years part-time, starting in September. Or this course can be studied 15 months full-time, 27 months full-time with placement or 27 months part-time, starting in January.

Year 1

  • LX5500 - Dissertation
  • LX5603 - Corporate Law I
  • LX5609 - Theory of International Financial Regulation
  • LX5604 - Corporate Law II
  • LX5619 - Practice of International Financial Regulation
  • LX5602 - Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility


  • LX5617 - Principles of International Commercial Arbitration
  • LX5613 - World Trade Organisation (WTO) Law
  • LX5616 - Privacy and Data Protection
  • LX5624 - Internet Law I - Substantive Legal Issues
  • LX5528 - International Environmental Law
  • LX5652 - Principles of International Investment Arbitration
  • LX5657 Governance, Regulation and Compliance
  • LX5655 International Commercial Law
  • LX5649 - International Dispute Settlement
  • LX5658 Banking and Tech Law
  • LX5625 - Internet Law II - Resolving Internet-related Legal Issues and Disputes
  • UK
  • £10,750 full-time
  • £5,375 part-time 
  • £1,385 placement year 
  • Fees quoted are per year and are subject to an annual increase. 
  • Fees for EU applicants – For entry in 2021/22 academic year, eligible EU applicants will have the same tuition fees as UK students to support EU students during this transition period. These fees will be applied for the duration of the course. EU fees for 2022 entry are not yet confirmed.

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