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Diploma in Law and Finance modules

The Diploma in Law and Finance is available to study full-time for one year (12 months).

Students must take a total of 120 credits to include the core Dissertation - 90% /Group Presentation 10% (30 credits). The remaining 90 credits must be taken as one law module (45 credits) or two law modules (22.5 credits) and three finance module (15 credits).

Pre-sessional course (optional): Mathematics and Statistics (week 0)

Students who want to review concepts such as statistical distributions and matrix algebra have the option to attend modules during induction week (week zero) within the School of Economics and Finance.

Pre-sessional course (optional): Law (week 1): offered within the Centre of Commercial Law Studies

  • You will be also presented with basic Statistics and Statistical software (Eviews) - Semester A)
  • Quantitative Research methods for Lawyers - optional non-credit bearing (Semester B). Finance modules

Compulsory modules

Finance elective modules

Each finance module is worth 15 credits.

Semester A

Semester B

Law elective modules

  • 22.5 credits modules are taught over one Semester either A or B
  • 45 credits modules are taught over two Semesters A and B

Semester A (22.5 credits)

Semester B (22.5 credits)

Semester A and B (45 credits)

  • CCLE006 International Commercial Law
  • CCLE008 Law and Finance in Investment Emerging Economies
  • CCLE011 Secured Financing in Commercial Transactions
  • CCLE027 Financial Models and Application to Corporate Law

*CCLE017 Elements of Islamic Law must be taken before commencing CCLE018 Islamic Finance and Commercial Law.

**CCLE019 Accounting for Lawyers and ECCL019 Principles of Accounting cannot be taken together.


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