Masters | Postgraduate Course - Financial Services Law Regulation and Compliance PG Dip Course Details within London Metropolitan University

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Financial Services Law Regulation and Compliance PG Dip

Study Details

PgDip: 15 months part-time online distance learning

A stimulating and rewarding course designed for individuals who work in financial services law, regulation and compliance, or who wish to embark on a career in that industry. Modules are written by expert staff with extensive experience, often obtained in professional practice. Teaching on this course is delivered by way of distance learning by Informa and uses a combination of bespoke module handbooks and the integrated use of interactive and communicative media and information technology.

Module details

Core modules on this course:

  • Introduction to the English Legal System
  • The City of London and the Development of Financial Services Law
  • Operational Risk and Stress Testing for Financial Services Organisations
  • Data Protection in Financial Services Organisations
  • Global Financial Crime
  • The Approved Persons Regime
  • Compliance, Supervision and Enforcement
  • Financial Services Complaints and the Financial Services Ombudsman
  • Marketing Financial Services

Optional modules:

  • Law and Regulation of Retail Investment Products
  • Law and Regulation of Wholesale Financial Markets
  • Law and Regulation of Insurance Products
  • Law and Regulation of Banking Transactions
  • Law and Regulation of Pensions
  • Law and Regulation of Alternative Financial Products

Entry Requirements

An undergraduate degree at 2.2 or above in law or a related qualification from a UK or EU university, or equivalent qualification from a recognised overseas university.

Student Destinations

This course provides highly specialised knowledge and research skills relevant both to legal practitioners and to those operating more generally within the legal environment of the financial services Industry. It would also assist anyone working in such professions as politics, government, business, work with the law commission, insurance, banking, civil service, local authorities, journalism and media.