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Financial Services Law, Regulation and Compliance (Taught)

London Metropolitan University
15 months
Master's degree
Online / Distance
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Program description

Why study this course?

A stimulating and rewarding course designed for individuals who work in financial services law, regulation and compliance, or who wish to embark on a career in that industry. Modules are written by expert staff with extensive experience, often obtained in professional practice. Teaching on this course is delivered by way of distance learning by Informa and uses a combination of bespoke module handbooks and the integrated use of interactive and communicative media and information technology.

More about this course

Following the banking crisis, there has been increased need for those involved in the financial services sector to study and understand the regulation of financial services. This course is specifically designed to provide a focused, practical and industry led response to that need. The modules have been designed to be totally relevant to professionals who work in, or wish to embark on, careers within the financial services Industry. The distance learning nature of the course means that it can be accessed conveniently by busy professionals, providing full support to enable you to pursue the course to completion.

The course is a taught by self-study of a comprehensive bespoke module manual and you are encouraged to read from specified case law and legal journals. In addition, each module has an initial lecture podcast with further podcasts and some interactive classes where you are given the opportunity to discuss theoretical issues as well as practical problem solving. You're supported in undertaking online research using electronic law databases as well as the virtual learning environment containing handbooks, lecture notes, weblinks, discussion groups, study skills materials and assessment criteria. You have regular access to module tutors by email to support your studies.

The development of skills for the workplace is also integral to the course. Career management is encouraged through reference to the relevant professional bodies, work experience and careers advice. Guidance and feedback from an individual personal development profile is provided to encourage you to develop and reflect upon key workplace skills, to prepare you for a professional career.

Students who have passed the postgraduate diploma are entitled to enrol for a top-up LLM. This involves writing a research proposal (formative only) and writing a dissertation (maximum 15,000 words) on a relevant topic of their own choice.

These courses are delivered by London Metropolitan University in partnership with Informa UK.

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London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Based in England’s historic capital city, London Metropolitan University has a rich history of education with its roots dating back to 1848. Taking its current form following a merger of two well-renowned universities in 2002, it offers a wide range...

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166-220 Holloway Road
N7 8DB London

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