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Competition Law and Policy

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About the Programme

The LLM (Competition Law and Policy) aims to enhance the ability of lawyers working in the competition law in the region to function more effectively in analysing anticompetitive agreements, abuse of market dominance, and to ensure compliance with merger review requirements.

What Will I Study?

You will discover: 
  • Prohitbitions against collusion and abuse of dominance
  • Managing a merger review
  • The economics of competition and its application in investigations
  • New issues arising from the digital economy and e-commerce.

Facilities and Resources

Enhance your learning experience by fully utilising our:
  • Fully equipped Law Library;
  • Access to Regional and International Legal Online Databases

Career Opportunities

If you are:
  • A lawyer employed by one of the region’s national competition law commissions
  • A lawyer in private practice with interest in competition law or mergers and acquisitions
  • a General Counsel with interest in competition law
  • an academic who has an interest in Competition Law

Then this degree is for you!

Why Study in Barbados

Come for a semester on Study Abroad or do a full degree in a multicultural learning environment.  Enjoy the beach, experience the culture and excel in your studies.

We welcome local, international and regional students.

At a Glance

  • Degree Level: Postgraduate
  • Qualification: LLM/Postgraduate Diploma
  • Duration: Full Time: 12 Months or Part Time 24 Months


Programme Details

Candidates for the UWI LL.M. Degree (Competition Law and Policy) must complete thirty-six (36) credit hours of the designated course of study comprised of six (6) credits each.

Four (4) courses must be selected from the prescribed list of courses below. The remaining two (2) courses can be selected from any courses offered in the UWI LL.M. Programme.

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We offer low tuition fees and several scholarships and financial aid are available.

LL.M. Programme fee: BDS $20,000 (US $10,000) 

Postgraduate Dip. Programme fee: BDS $13,300 (US $6,650) 

Plus ID Card Fee - BDS $30.00 (US $15.00) 
Plus UWI Registration fees – BDS $520.00 (US $260.00) per semester. 

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To be eligible for admission, applicants:

  • must hold a LL.B. degree, or any other professional legal qualification with at least Second Class Honours; or
  • must hold a BSc in Economics with at least Second Class Honours; or
  • must be admitted to practise in any part of the Commonwealth; or
  • should also be certified as being in practice for a minimum of five years.

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