O que eu aprenderei?

In today's world, international financial markets have a profound impact on organisations and individuals. You will explore the impact of financial legislation and the specific challenges of implementing and enforcing this legislation in business organisations and transactions.

What does this master's programme entail?

Think about the access to finance and opportunities to invest for organisations and individuals. You will then realise how, in today’s interconnected world, national and international financial markets have far-reaching effects on virtually all of us around the globe. That is why trading venues and financial institutions such as banks, asset managers and market intermediaries are increasingly regulated. This leads to a growing need for: legal specialists with knowledge of the economic aspects that drive financial transactions; and financial experts who wish to increase their understanding of financial regulations. In the Law & Finance programme, you will be specially trained to work at the intersection of law and finance in this global world.

Financial markets and the financial sector are more regulated than ever. Such financial regulations pose a unique set of challenges related to economic and legal realities, which in turn affect the global financial sector, companies and investors. Therefore, experts are needed who have received specialised and advanced education at the crossroads between law and finance. In today's world, international financial markets have a profound impact on organisations and individuals. You will explore the impact of financial legislation and the specific challenges of implementing and enforcing this legislation in business organisations and transactions.

Through its strong practical dimension, this programme will provide you with the tools necessary to navigate the complex, international and multidisciplinary intersection between law and finance. In the programme, you will be required to complete eight courses and to write a thesis. The courses are accompanied by a variety of assignments which offer training in practical skills, including writing a legal brief and participating in a moot court. Furthermore, you will also focus on the specific complexity of the role of various key players in the financial sector, such as banks, investment firms and supervisory authorities. You will complete the programme by writing a thesis.

Career prospects

Whether you continue to live in Europe or move abroad, the LL.M. in Law and Finance will prepare you for a successful career in a constantly growing global field. The Law and Finance Advanced Studies programme is optimally designed to suit requirements for both national and international professional positions. When you graduate, you will be qualified to work in a wide range of organisations such as:

  • financial institutions, such as banks and investment firms
  • European and national financial supervisory authorities
  • other governmental and inter-governmental bodies and public administration
  • law firms
  • judiciary and arbitration courts
  • companies
  • academic and research institutes

De qual departamento farei parte?

Leiden Law School

Opções de estudo

Período integral (1 ano)

Valores
€17.500,00 (R$ 81.716) por ano

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Prazo para inscrição

1 April 2020

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Data de início

1 Setembro 2020

Localização

Leiden University

Rapenburg 70,

LEIDEN,

Zuid-Holland,

2311, Netherlands

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes do(s)/da Estados Unidos

Applicants with a Bachelor degree in Physics from any recognized university anywhere in the world will be considered based on the study programme, their grades and their motivation. IELTS: minimum 6.5; TOEFL: internet based 90; Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE), minimum grade C.

Para estudantes internacionais

In order to be considered for this advanced master’s programme, you should:

  • have a full degree in law offering access to legal practice in the country where it was obtained, or an equivalent law degree from a recognised University/Law School; OR
  • have a degree at an equivalent level in another discipline such as economics or business administration, with a sufficient background in law evidenced by, for instance, certificates of courses in law successfully concluded or substantial professional legal experience; AND
  • have evidence of excellent academic performance by way of an academic transcript.

English language requirements:

  • proven English language proficiency, demonstrated by way of a TOEFL test (overall score of 100 Internet-based), or IELTS test (overall score of 7.0), or Cambridge English Proficiency certificate (CPE)
  • in addition to the above-mentioned overall English test scores, minimum band scores of IELTS 6.0 (TOEFL 20) are required for all sub-sections.
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