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Economics for Competition Law MA / PG Dip

Please note the course details apply to 2022 entry. Please check back for updated course information pertaining to 2023 entry, as further information will be published shortly.

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** Applications for the PGDip are made via our experienced distance learning partner, Informa Connect. For additional information and enquiries, find Informa's website link and email address in the Contact Us box below. Applications for the MA are made direct to King's, once the PGDip is achieved, via apply.kcl.ac.uk. ** Our Economics for Competition Law course is suitable for practising lawyers, regulators, academics and those with a specific need for knowledge of Economics for Competition Law. On completion of the course, you will have a firm understanding of the increasingly important role that economics plays in competition law and an understanding of when economic analysis is needed for a particular competition law case. Our course has been specifically designed for economists and lawyers in private practice, in-house legal advisers and representatives from the national competition authorities. This programme is generally studied by professionals alongside their full time work commitments.

Key benefits

  • Gives an in-depth insight into the application of Economics to Competition Law.
  • Course materials are written by leading professional experts in the field.
  • Weekend seminars led by programme directors.
  • Can be studied anywhere in the world.
  • Hard copy study material with online additional support, traditional one year cohort.
  • Established programme with an enviable reputation in the sector and exceptional ratings by students. In the 2019 Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES) 97% of students at the Centre of European Law agreed with the statement: Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course.
  • MA can be started within 2 years of completing the Diploma.
  • Guidance through application process from Informa Connect.
Kandice

This course was highly recommended by regulatory colleagues and I would also recommend it to others. It is a perfect fit for those wanting to further their education at a reputable university while working full-time. As a distance learning student, I found the online content and weekend seminars to be helpful in providing interaction with the instructors and fellow students.

Kandice, Economics for Competition Law

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Employability

This programme attracts a far reaching international cohort of economic and legal professionals.  With its specific focus this programme gives the student the in-depth knowledge to progress in the field of competition law. 

Completing this rigorous programme will you give you a competitive edge in the job market. With its practical approach you can apply your expertise immediately to your work environment. You will also have opportunities to network with professionals in your area from all over the world. Programme graduates are mostly professionals who enjoy specialisation and promotion in their existing workplace or new employment destinations.

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Employability

This programme attracts a far reaching international cohort of economic and legal professionals.  With its specific focus this programme gives the student the in-depth knowledge to progress in the field of competition law. 

Completing this rigorous programme will you give you a competitive edge in the job market. With its practical approach you can apply your expertise immediately to your work environment. You will also have opportunities to network with professionals in your area from all over the world. Programme graduates are mostly professionals who enjoy specialisation and promotion in their existing workplace or new employment destinations.

Application closing date guidance

Postgraduate Diploma: 21 September 2022. Later applications will be considered, but only if full application documents are submitted. The final date a late application can be accepted is 12 October 2022. However, in order to start the programme on time, it is strongly advised you submit your full application by 21 September 2022.

Please note: For the Postgraduate Diploma (first year), students apply via our experienced Distance Learning partner, Informa Connect, who deliver the Diploma programme in conjunction with King’s. Informa will guide you through the application process.

MA: Students apply direct to King's on completion of the Postgraduate Diploma.

Our first application deadline for the MA is on Friday 25 March 2022 (23:59, UK time).

After this date, the programme will close at any point once it is full. If there are places still available, the programme will remain open until the final application deadline on Wednesday 31 August 2022 (23:59, UK time).

We recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible as we may need to request further information from you to assess your application. This is particularly important if your application is successful and you are required to meet any offer condition, and/or you need a Student Visa to study here at King’s.

Please note, you will not be eligible for an application fee refund if you apply after the first application deadline listed and we are unable to process any further offers because places are filled before the final application deadlines.

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Contact us

- If you have questions about the application process, please email Informa Connect via the link below. - For specific questions about the programme content, please email the King's team via the second link below. - Explore more and apply via the Informa Economics for Competition Law website linked to below.

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