Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London, UK

LLM in International Corporate Governance, Financial Regulation and Economic Law

This innovative programme builds on the Institute’s research expertise in the area of company law, corporate governance, international economic law, financial regulation, and financial law. It has been designed to appeal to law graduates as well as those who come from other disciplines such as business studies, international relations, finance and economics, and would like to learn more about the legal side of international economic relations particularly international financial markets and services and develop a specialised understanding of corporate governance concepts and the role of financial regulation in today’s globalised financial markets. The Institute is uniquely qualified and situated to offer this academic law degree programme in London - the world’s leading international financial centre.

ICGFREL in Facts

Credits 180
Structure Six taught modules, plus a dissertation of 15,000 words.
Mode of study 12 months full-time or 24 months part-time
Fees 2016-17 Full-time Home and EU students: £8,160;

Part-time Home and EU students: £4,080;

Full-time Overseas students: £13,000

Requirements First-class or upper second-class degree (or overseas equivalent) in a relevant subject.
Applicants with relevant experience and skills may also be considered.
Language requirements IELTS (International English Language Testing Service) test at level 7 or a degree taken in a majority English-speaking country.
See here for full details.
Deadline Applications are accepted throughout the year, but must have been received and processed by 31 August 2017.
Modules The Institute currently offers supervision in a number of subject areas across different periods, including:

  • International Corporate Governance and Transnational Corporations
  • International Capital Market Law and Securities Regulation
  • International Commercial Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • International Economic Law and Organisations
  • Money Laundering and Financial Regulation
  • Extraterritorial US Financial Regulations
  • Comparative European Banking and Securities Regulation
  • Bank Corporate Governance
  • The Law of International Trade and Finance
  • Foundations of Economic Regulations
  • Foreign Investment Law and Policy
Course Tutors Dr Mahmood Bagheri (Programme Director)

Contact Details

Dr Mahmood Bagheri Dr Ivan Leonidov
Course Director SAS Programme Coordinator (IALS)
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
Charles Clore House Charles Clore House
17 Russell Square 17 Russell Square

For full details as to how to apply, see here.