M.A. EU Competition Law

  • Blended
  • 24 months
  • GBP5600 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP5600 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
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King's College London | London, United Kingdom
For practising lawyers, regulators, academics or if you have a specific need for knowledge in this area. Gain an understanding of the substantive rules of EU Competition Law and the procedural framework in which they operate. Modules updated annually to take account of new law.

Description

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For practising lawyers, regulators, academics or if you have a specific need for knowledge in this area. Gain an understanding of the substantive rules of EU Competition Law and the procedural framework in which they operate. Modules updated annually to take account of new law.

KEY BENEFITS

  • Gives an in-depth insight into European Competition Law principles and practice.
  • Programme materials are written by experts in the field.
  • Can be studied anywhere in the world.

PURPOSE

For practising lawyers, regulators, academics and those with a specific need for knowledge of EU Competition Law. To provide a general understanding of the substantive rules of EU Competition Law and the procedural framework in which they operate.

DESCRIPTION

The programme covers the following: the constituent provisions of EU Competition Law - Article 101, Article 102, Article 106, Articles 107-109 and the Merger Regulation. Subsequent units will look at joint ventures, cartels, distribution agreements and licences of intellectual property rights. Finally, the units deal with particular problems of EU Competition Law procedure and enforcement.
The units are fully self contained and will be updated each year to take account of any new law.

Location

  • Distance learning with two weekend seminars in central London.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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    General deadline, applies to everyone.

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Tuition fee
  • GBP 5600 per year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP 5600 per year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • PT Home/EU: £5600 (PG Dip 2015/6); £3060 (MA second year 2015/6)
  • PT Overseas: £5600 (PG Dip 2015/6); £3060 (MA second year 2015/6)
Credits (ECTS) 90 ECTS
Credits 180
Duration full-time 24 months
Delivery mode Blended
Educational variant Part-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 24 months
Part-time variant Flexible
Structure Fully structured
Student interaction Online group works/assignments
Attendance Regular mandatory meetings
Teacher support Continuous support with feedback on request

Course Content

STRUCTURE OVERVIEW

Core programme content

Module One:

  • Article 101(1)
  • Article 101(3)
  • Article 102
  • Article 106
  • Articles 107 - 109.

Module Two:

  • Merger Regulation
  • Joint Ventures
  • Cartels
  • Distribution System
  • Licencing.

Module Three:

  • Procedure
  • Third Party Action under EU Competition Law.

FORMAT AND ASSESSMENT

Compulsory assignments and examination for the Postgraduate Diploma. MA: dissertation.

English Language Requirements

IELTS Take IELTS test
7
CAE score
200(Grade A)
TOEFL paper-based test score (read more)
630
TOEFL iBT® test (read more)
109

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Requirements

  • Applicants must normally hold a degree in law or in a related discipline, of a good second class honours standard (or equivalent in the case of degrees differently graded), or be a qualified barrister or solicitor.
  • Applications from candidates who have achieved a comparable academic level through past studies and where previous study, work or experience has made the applicant a suitable candidate for admission may also be considered.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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Accreditation

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

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