Transactional Banking Law (M3084)

15 credits, Level 6

Autumn teaching

A 15 credit, Autumn term module covering the key aspects of transactional banking law including the legal parameters and regulation of the bank-customer relationship, payment methods and bank finance. Recent developments in the banking industry will be analysed including innovations in lending (such as peer-to-peer lending) and the rise in third-party, non-bank, payment service providers (such as FinTechs).


50%: Lecture
50%: Seminar


100%: Examination (Take away paper)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 20 hours of contact time and about 130 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2023/24. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to COVID-19, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.


This module is offered on the following courses: