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.
- 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.
This programme enables practitioners to further progress in their chosen profession.
Professor Richard Whish
CPD accredited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board.
King's College London
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
Two years PT (distance learning), October to October.
Distance learning with two weekend seminars in central London.
Year of entry 2013
The Dickson Poon School of Law
1 September 2013 (although earlier application is advised). Late applications for the PG Dip may be considered.
PT Home: £5100 (PG Dip, 2013)
PT Overseas: £5100 (PG Dip, 2013)
Centre of European Law, The Dickson Poon School of Law
tel: +44 (0) 20 7848 2387
fax: +44 (0) 20 7848 2443
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.
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.
Core programme content
- Article 101(1)
- Article 101(3)
- Article 102
- Article 106
- Articles 107 - 109.
- Merger Regulation
- Joint Ventures
- Distribution System
- Third Party Action under EU Competition Law.
FORMAT AND ASSESSMENT
Compulsory assignments and examination for the Postgraduate Diploma. MA: dissertation.
ACADEMIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
General entry advice
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.
APPLYING TO KING'S
To apply for graduate study at King's you will need to complete our graduate online application form. Applying online makes applying easier and quicker for you, and means we can receive your application faster and more securely.
King's does not normally accept paper copies of the graduate application form as applications must be made online. However, if you are unable to access the online graduate application form, please contact the relevant admissions/School Office at King's for advice.
Postal applications only. All students apply through Informa, not through King's. The application form is attached to the web page accessible via the "apply here" link above.
We aim to turn around applications within four weeks. If you are undertaking the 'read only' option, tuition fees are £4,000 (VAT exempt). There is an additional fee of £250 for courier services.
PERSONAL STATEMENT & SUPPORTING INFORMATION
No information required.
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