LLM International and Comparative Tax Law


To apply for the BPP University LLM International and Comparative Tax Law you must meet the following minimum admissions requirements:

  • You should hold an equivalent of a minimum 2.2 law degree
  • If your first language is not English you should also have a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. For details of which international qualifications are accepted for this programme, please see country-specific entry requirements.


The method of assessment for each module is made through a combination of:

  • Memorandum of advice on a practical legal issue (30%)
  • Written examination (70%)

Compulsory Modules:

  • Dissertation
  • International and Comparative Tax Law

Optional Modules: 

  • Trans-national Criminal Justice
  • Chinese Business Law
  • Comparative Commercial Law
  • Business Tax Law
  • The Law relating to Financial Transactions
  • Corporate Finance Law
  • Corporate Securities Regulation
  • Financial Regulation and Compliance
  • International Business Law
  • Chinese Finance and Investment Law
  • Chinese Public Law and Human Rights
  • Business Organisations Law
  • UK and International Business Law
  • Islamic Finance Law
  • Islamic Business Law
  • Fraud and Financial Crime
  • Investigation Law and Practice
  • Commercial Law
  • Advanced Corporate Law

Programme Type

  • One year full-time starting in September 
  • One year full-time starting in January 
  • One year full-time starting in May