King's College London

EU Competition Law, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 8 months
    Duration
  • English
    Language
The EU Competition Law programme, offered by King's College London, aims to provide you with an in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of EU competition law, focusing on practical aspects as well as the substantive law.

About

The EU Competition Law programme, offered by King's College London, attracts a truly international audience and has been attended by over 2600 students from Europe, the Far East, the Middle East, Africa, the USA, South America and Australasia.

The programme aims to provide you with an in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of EU competition law, focusing on practical aspects as well as the substantive law and the units will take you systematically through the constituent provisions of EU competition law.

Following the Brexit decision, King’s College London has re-affirmed its total commitment to remaining a leader in EU law and in EU competition law.  Enrol on this programme to ensure that you are in pole position to understand the changes as and when they happen – and to take advantage of any new opportunities that may appear.

This programme has been specifically designed for lawyers in private practice, in-house legal advisers, economists, representatives from the national competition authorities and the European Commission. 

The programme attracts a truly international audience and has been attended by over 200 students from Europe, the Far East, the Middle East, Africa, the USA, Canada, South America and Australasia.

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

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 8 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • 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 programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • 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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  • Minimum required score (Grade C):

    185

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

2:1 undergraduate degree in law, a related discipline, 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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa! (Unless that chair you're sitting on is in a foreign country...)

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    6000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    6000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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