"Good balance between theory and practical examples. Good seminar format and useful content"
"Comprehensive programme and materials, excellent seminars and interesting content"
Gain a competitive advantage in a difficult job market - equip yourself with the professional skills that businesses are looking for today
Distance learning is your opportunity for a flexible, easily accessible, cost effective global classroom - just some of the reasons why it is the most best solution for you to increase your professional skills
Led by Dr. Mike Walker, UK Competition and Markets Authority, Dr. Adrian Majumdar, RBB Economics and Professor Emeritus Richard Whish QC (Hon)
Achieve a postgraduate diploma in just 8 months!
With the opportunity to go on and study for a Masters at King's College London
Unit 1 - Introduction to economics of competition law
Unit 2 - Market power
Unit 3 - Market definition
Unit 4 - Predation and excessive pricing and Price discrimination, discounts, tying & bundling
Unit 5 - Refusal to supply, essential facilities and margin squeeze
Unit 6 - Cartels
Unit 7 - Vertical Restraints
Unit 8 - Boundaries of Competition Law and Economics; Network Effects and Intellectual Property Rights
Unit 9 - Mergers: Unilateral effects
Unit 10 - Co-ordinated merger effects and non-horizontal mergers
Unit 11 - State aid
Unit 12 - Quantitative techniques
For more detail on each of the units and to find out who the tutors are please see the syllabus for the Economics for Competition Law by distance learning course 2014.
Swedish Competition Authority * TraskBritt PC * S J Berwin * Office of Fair Trading * Competition Commission * ITEnet Telecommunications * Irish Competition Authority * ONE GmbH * BP PLC * Competition Appeal Tribunal * Berwin Leighton Paisner * Alcan * Federal Competition Authority Austria * Commission for Communications Regulation * Competition and Consumer Commission Australia * Wragge & Co * Hammonds * Herbert Smith * EPS Consulting * Toyota Motor Europe * Arthur Cox * Telecom Italia * Finnish Competition Authority * Infocomm Development Authority * Clifford Chance * Watson Farley & Williams * Latham & Watkins * Howrey * Willheim Muller Attorneys * Deutsche Telecom * Competition Commission India * British Sky Broadcasting * Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer * Addleshaw Goddard * Hall & Co * Liberty Global Europe * J Lee & Associates * Charles Russell * Arnold & Porter * Competition and Fair Trading Commission Malawi * AN Post * Challenge One Associates Thailand * Portuguese Competition Authority * Hang Seng Bank * Office of Rail Regulation
"It is very practical and well structured"
"Excellent overview of economic analysis"
"Interesting, readily applicable contents for the everyday practice of Competition Law"
"The course provides an excellent opportunity to deepen your understanding of the basic concept of competition economics"