LLM in International Financial Services Law

The LLM in International Financial Services Law is a 90 credit Masters programme which will be awarded at Level 9 of the National Framework of Qualifications. The programme starts in September 2018.

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Graduates of the Diploma in International Financial Services Law

Graduates of the Diploma in International Financial Services Law (which is run jointly by UCD Sutherland School of Law and Law Society Finuas Skillnet) are eligible to apply for a place on this LLM and will be recognised as having completed 30 of the required 90 ECT credits at entry. Teaching on the Programme will take place at the Sutherland School of Law, supported online by UCD’s virtual learning environment.

Qualifying students* entering the LLM will be required to complete 3 taught graduate modules from the lists below ie from the modules in Part 1 and Part 2. For full details on each of the modules click on each of the links below.  Each module link includes full details on each of the modules including learning outcomes, workload and assessment strategies.

Other Post-Graduate Qualifications

Students with other post-graduate qualifications may also be eligible subject to determination by UCD. Please submit a CV and a covering letter to FinuasSkillnet@lawsociety.ie


Upon completion of their taught module requirements, students will undertake an independent research project. The project, which will normally be completed over the course of the summer semester (May-August), will require students to prepare a written output of 12,000 - 13,000 words under the supervision of a member of the academic staff. The project may, at the student’s option, take the form of a traditional academic dissertation or an equivalent workplace project. Students will be offered training in research and writing as well as personalised academic supervision whilst completing this module.

Please note that module times are subject to change. All teaching takes place in the Sutherland School Building.


PART 1 – 10 September 2018 – 30 Nov 2018

 PART 2 – 21 January 2019 - 26 April 2019 (two week break from 11-24 March) 

2018/2019 Timetable

Reserve your place

Graduates of the PG Dip In International Financial Services Law should download and complete the Booking Form.

Other Graduates should submit a CV and covering letter to finuasskillnet@LawSociety.ie.

Download the brochure for the LLM in International Financial Services Law 2018/19

Get in touch

Contact the Law Society Finuas Skillnet team on:

Phone: 01 8815727
Fax: 01 6724890

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