You do not have to select your modules until you have had the opportunity to listen and learn about them in greater detail during induction.
More detail of the induction programme will be made available online by early September each year.
This can be changed if necessary, as the dissertation can be done in either year.
However we would always advise part-time students to take around 90 credits of taught modules in their first year if they are timetabled in a convenient slot.
You are required to balance your taught modules across the two teaching semesters – a full explanation of this process will be available during induction and before module selection.
The range of modules that you are required to choose from differs from programme to programme.The LLM in Competition Law programme offers you the opportunity to study the application of competition law in relation to different business phenomena, ranging from anti-competitive agreements and abusive dominance to mergers.Competition law is an exciting and important area of law, particularly internationally and across the EU.The Postgraduate Law Centre is based in Lincoln’s Inn Fields, Holborn, the legal district of London, close to law firms, chambers and the Royal Courts of Justice.You will have access to facilities and equipment at the Postgraduate School of Law Centre in Lincoln's Inn Fields, which comprises workstations, wireless internet access, projectors and a common room.The LLM is available to study full-time for one year or part-time for two years.For this specialism you will take 150 credits worth of taught modules which may be assessed by essays or examinations (see module overviews for full assessment details and dates) and thereafter you work on a 10,000 word dissertation worth 30 credits (submitted mid August).Although not recommended, it is possible for part-time students, who are having difficulties in finding taught modules that fit in with their work timetable, to submit two dissertations – one per year.This would then enable you to take fewer credits of taught modules each year.You will also have an opportunity to explore the interface between competition law and related areas such as intellectual property rights and trade.Your fellow students will come from the UK and more than 80 other countries, each able to draw on prior academic and in many cases professional experiences from different jurisdictions to enrich discussion and debate in class.