The areas of study for LLM courses in Financial Law in the United States are changing quite dramatically, with Finance Law and Tech Law appearing at the cutting edge of new financial products and investments.
Here’s our roundup of 10 of the best LLM courses in Financial Law to study in the United States*.
Cost: $63,800 for all students.
What You Will Study: The Harvard Law LLM is aimed at internationally trained lawyers and US lawyers who wish to move into academia. Students study on a full-time basis taking one year to complete the course and have a great deal of flexibility on study topics. Modules include International Finance, and Business and Finance for Lawyers.
Cost: $67,532 for all students.
What You Will Study: LLM students are able to take courses at the Columbia Business School along with clinics and students societies involved with the Richard Paul Richman Center for Business, Law, and Public Policy. The LLM course is full-time and takes one year to complete.
Cost: $49,640 for all students
What You Will Study: This course at NYU is aimed at internationally trained lawyers who have an interest in International Business Law including Finance Law. The LLM program is designed to be flexible to allow students to study the legal issues that are important to their future plans, and is designed to be completed in one year with full-time study.
Cost: $61,608 for all students
What You Will Study: LLM students can take courses at the Wharton Business School along with modules at Penn Law on topics such as Financial Crisis and Bailout. With full-time study, this course takes one year to complete.
Cost: $59,762 for in-state students / $62,762 for out-of-state and international students.
What You Will Study: The Centre on Finance, Law and Policy is based at the University of Michigan. LLM students are free to attend clinics and network at the centre and courses including cutting edge topics such as Fintech (Financial Technology) Services. The LLM program takes one year with full-time study to complete and is aimed at internationally trained lawyers.
Cost: $60,700 for in-state students / $63,700 for out-of-state and international students.
What You Will Study: One of the areas of concentration at the University of Virginia is in Business Organization and Finance. Modules include Advanced Corporate Finance, Banking and Financial Institutions, and International Finance. The LLM is a full-time course aimed at international students that takes one year to complete.
Cost: $73,966 for all students.
What You Will Study: This LLM at Duke University is limited to students who can already practice law within the US, and modules include Corporate Finance and Venture Capital Financing. The course takes one year with full-time study to finish.
Cost: $65,456 for all students.
What You Will Study: Students at Cornell Law School complete this LLM in Law, Technology and Entrepreneurship in one year with full-time study and the course is aimed at US and internationally trained lawyers. The LLM is aimed at students who wish to improve their skills and knowledge of the financial issues in Technology Industries.
Cost: $62,244 total cost for all students.
What You Will Study: Executive LLM at Georgetown University is aimed at students who are already working and is taught online. It is studied on a part-time basis over one and a half to three years.
Cost: $56,980 for all students.
What You Will Study: This specialisation at Vanderbilt Law School is aimed at those students who wish to move into a variety of legal areas including Financial Law. Modules include an Introduction to Accounting, Securities Regulation, and Regulation of Financial Institutions. Students complete this course in one year with full-time study.