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MSc in Regulation

Programme Code: TMREG

Department: Government

For students starting this programme of study in 2020/21

Guidelines for interpreting programme regulations

Classification scheme for the award of a taught master's degree (four units)
Exam sub-board local rules

Full-year programme. Students must take courses to the value of three full units and a dissertation as shown.

Please note that places are limited on some optional courses. Admission onto any particular course is not guaranteed and may be subject to timetabling constraints and/or students meeting specific prerequisite requirements.


Course number, title (unit value)

Paper 1

GV488 Law and Politics of Regulation (1.0)

Papers 2 & 3

Courses to the value of two full units from the following: A


Environmental Regulation


DV413 Environmental Problems and Development Interventions (0.5) #


DV415 Global Environmental Governance (0.5)


GY420 Environmental Regulation: Implementing Policy (1.0)


GY465 Concepts in Environmental Regulation (0.5)


GY475 Issues in Environmental Governance (0.5)


IR467 Global Environmental Politics (0.5) *


LL4BV Transnational Environmental Law (0.5)


Financial and Commercial Regulation


AC470 Accounting in the Global Economy (0.5) #


AC490 Management Accounting, Decisions and Control (0.5)


FM473L Financial Markets (0.5) #


FM473M Financial Markets (0.5) #


FM474L Managerial Finance (0.5)


FM474M Managerial Finance (0.5)


LL4AH Corporate Governance (0.5) #


LL4BF International Financial Regulation (0.5)  (not available 2020/21)


LL4BK Corporate Crime (0.5)


LL4BL Financial Crime (0.5)


LL4CD European Company Law (0.5) #  (not available 2020/21)


LL4CP Tax Avoidance (0.5)


LL4K9 European Capital Markets Law (0.5)


SO425 Regulation, Risk and Economic Life (1.0)


Social Regulation


AN451 Anthropology of Politics (0.5)


AN456 Anthropology of Economy (1): Production and Exchange (0.5)


AN457 Anthropology of Economy (2): Transformation and Globalisation (0.5)


GY421 Gender and Development: Geographical Perspectives (0.5) #  (withdrawn 2020/21)


LL4E8 Law in Society: A Joint Course in Law and Anthropology (1.0) *  (withdrawn 2020/21)


SP472 Illegal Drugs and Their Control: Theory, Policy and Practice (0.5) #  (not available 2020/21)


Utilities Regulation


GV403 Network Regulation (0.5)  (withdrawn 2020/21)


LL4AF Principles of Global Competition Law (0.5)


LL4AG Competition Law, Technology and Intellectual Property (0.5) #


LL4CS Law and Economics of Network Industries (0.5)


LL4S1 Cyberlaw (0.5) #


LL4S4 Digital Rights, Privacy and Security (0.5) #


LL4Z5 EU State Aid Law (0.5)  (not available 2020/21)


Government and Law


GV477 Comparative Public Policy Change (0.5) #


GV483 Public Management Theory and Doctrine (0.5)


LL4BK Corporate Crime (0.5)


LL4BL Financial Crime (0.5)


LL4CA Law and Social Theory (0.5)  (withdrawn 2020/21)


LL4CB Modern Legal History: Private Law and the Economy 1750-1950 (0.5)  (not available 2020/21)


LL4CM Law in the Economy (0.5)  (withdrawn 2020/21)


LL4CS Law and Economics of Network Industries (0.5)


SO469 Risk and Governance: A Sociological Approach (0.5)  (withdrawn 2020/21)


SP434 Behavioural Public Policy (0.5)


A course from another programme by special permission only.

Paper 4

GV499 Dissertation (1.0)

Prerequisite Requirements and Mutually Exclusive Options

* means available with permission


A : Students who take courses to the value of two full units from one of the categories shown in bold above, or courses to the value of one full unit and a dissertation which in the opinion of the School falls within the same category, may choose to have the title of their subject category included on the degree certificate. No more than one category may appear on the degree certificate.

# means there may be prerequisites for this course. Please view the course guide for more information.

Note for prospective students:
For changes to graduate course and programme information for the next academic session, please see the graduate summary page for prospective students. Changes to course and programme information for future academic sessions can be found on the graduate summary page for future students.