Essential and Important Information

Essential and Important Information
Degree Code LLMICG
Credits 180

Six or Seven taught modules, plus a dissertation of 15,000 words.

The teaching is offered in two terms, Term I from October to December and Term II from January to March each year. The third term, from April to September is dedicated to the writing up of the dissertation.

Normally full time students take 3 modules in Term I and 3 modules Term II.

Each module involves 10 sessions teaching and each session is two hours.

The teaching normally takes place in the afternoons or evenings.

Part time students take 3 modules in the first year and 3 modules and the dissertation in the second year.  

Assessment of all modules is by written essays of around 3500 words

Students who wish to take an extra module (more than six) can do so but only their 6 best grades will count towards the final grade. Moreover, they must pass all their modules (including the extra one). The extra module will be included in the transcripts.

Mode of study 12 months full-time or 24 months part-time
Fees 2020-2021

Full-time Home and EU students: £8,915

Part-time Home and EU students: £5,345 

Full-time Overseas students: £14,210 

Funding See here for SAS studentships and bursaries.

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.

Visa requirements

The Institute welcomes applications from international students.  If in doubt as to the effect of your status on your application, please contact the Dr Ivan Leonidov on on 020 7862 8663 |

Potential applicants should be aware of the impact of the Government’s Points Based system for Tier 4 (i.e. student) entrants on their application. See UK Visas and Immigrations for full details.

Deadline Applications are accepted throughout the year, but must have been received and processed by 31 August 2019.
Application form Apply online now through the SAS Website.
Application details For full details as to how to apply, see here, or contact Ivan Leonidov on 020 7862 8663 |

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)


Page last updated: 10th January 2020