EU Competition Law, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 8 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    6000
    Tuition (Full programme)
    6000
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English
    Language
Take your career to that next level by enrolling on this specialised distance learning EU Competition Law - Postgraduate Diploma/Masters By Distance Learning at King's College London. You will gain new skills, a respected degree and further your career – all in just eight months and without interrupting your employment.

About

Take your career to that next level by enrolling on this specialised distance learning EU Competition Law - Postgraduate Diploma/Masters By Distance Learning at King's College London. You will gain new skills, a respected degree and further your career – all in just eight months and without interrupting your employment.

98% satisfaction rate in 2015

In 2015 this programme received on overall satisfaction rate of 98% from the students in the PTES survey. This compares with an average of 85% across the Russell Group (the association of 24 public research universities grouped together for their academic excellence).

Rated top in the UK

The centre which runs this programme (the Dickson Poon School of Law at King's College London) was rated top in the UK for world-leading research by the Research Excellence Framework 2014.

Led by Richard Whish

Professor Emeritus Richard Whish QC (Hon) is the programme director and will be joined by tutors with a wealth of both academic and professional experience.

For the full tutor list and this year’s modules please visit the event website.

Accreditation

CPD accredited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board.

Programme Structure

Modules Include:
  • Unit 1 - Introduction to Competition Law and Policy
  • Unit 2 - Article 101(1)
  • Unit 3 - Article 101(3) and Article 102
  • Unit 4 - Article 106
  • Unit 5 - Articles 107 - 109
  • Unit 6 - Merger Regulation
  • Unit 7 - Joint Ventures
  • Unit 8 - Cartels
  • Unit 9 - Distribution
  • Unit 10 - Licensing
  • Unit 11 - Public Enforcement of EU Competition Law
  • Unit 12 - Private Enforcement of EU Competition Law

Lecturers

The programme is directed by Professor Whish QC (Hon), one of the most respected names in the EU competition law field.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Study intensity Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 8 months
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    90 ECTS 180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Semi-structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance, Regular optional meetings
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments
  • More information Go To The Course Website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score: 7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • Applicants should hold a degree in law of a good 2nd class standard or the equivalent or a degree in a related discipline or be qualified as a barrister or a solicitor.
  • Applications may also be accepted from a candidate who has achieved a comparative academic level through his or her studies and where previous study, work or experience has made the applicant a suitable candidate.
  • It is not possible to study this programme whilst you are registered for a different programme at any other institution.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You don’t need a visa to study in this programme.

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • GBP 6000 International
  • GBP 6000 EU/EEA

Funding

Self-funded

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