Take your career to that next level by enrolling in this specialised distance learning programme.

You will gain new skills, a respected degree and further your career – all in just eight months and without interrupting your employment.

98% satisfaction rate

In 2015 this programme received an overall satisfaction rate of 98% from the students in the PTES survey. This compares with an average of 85% across the Russell Group (the association of 24 public research universities grouped together for their academic excellence).

Rated top in the UK

The centre which runs this programme (the Dickson Poon School of Law at King's College London) was rated top in the UK for world-leading research by the Research Excellence Framework 2014.

Led by Richard Whish

Professor Emeritus Richard Whish QC (Hon) is the programme director and will be joined by tutors with a wealth of both academic and professional experience.

Improve your skills and your career prospects

You'll gain an in-depth understanding of these key areas:

• Introduction to Competition Law and Policy

• Article 101(1)

• Article 101(3) and Article 102

• Article 106

• Articles 107 - 109

• Merger regulation

• Joint ventures

• Cartels

• Distribution

• Licensing

• Public enforcement

• Private enforcement

Past students say

“In-depth, practical, interesting overview of European competition law and thoroughly enjoyable” C. Eastcott, Allen & Overy

“Excellent programme which provides you with comprehensive knowledge from different perspectives” E. Komaromi, European Commission

“This is a very engaging programme with excellent programme materials” J. Carmody, Openreach

“Extremely thorough and challenging. Very interesting, especially the [optional weekend] seminars” B. Roy, Thomson Reuters

“A complete and useful tool to learn and understand competition law” J. Mondragon, Telefonas de Mexico

“The programme covers a huge amount of very good study material, taught by the best in the field” M. Lodlova, Kinstellar

“The course provides relevant up-to-date teaching in competition law and provides effective ways to analyse cases” L. Tembo, Zambia Competition Commission

More postgraduate distance learning from King’s College London:

  • European Union Law

  • Economics for Competition Law

  • Public Procurement Regulation

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Program taught in:
  • English (US)
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