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Titilope Babafunso

International Financial Law LLM

Titilope Babafunso
Nigerian-born Titilope was looking for a master's that combined international financial law with financial services regulation.

Why did you choose this course?

Having worked in the Financial Services Industry in my country, I wanted to broaden my knowledge in financial services regulation.
The University of Manchester’s School of Law is one of the few universities that offers International Financial Law as an independent course both dealing with the trends in the international financial law and financial services regulation.

What do you most enjoy about studying here?

I love the teaching technique which combines lectures with seminars for a more rounded experience. I particularly love the enthusiasm of the lecturers which is quite contagious as well as their willingness to help whenever they can.

I really value the careers advice, which includes CV clinic and the Career Service.

What has been the highlight of your course so far?

Volunteering at the Legal Advice Centre.

What are your plans after graduation? How do you feel studying at Manchester has prepared you for this?

I plan to pursue a career in the financial services industry focusing on research and advisory roles.
Studying at Manchester has not only equipped me with technical know-how, it has also made me more bold, confident and provided me with plenty of opportunities to link up with prospective employers.

What advice would you give to new students at the Law school?

Make sure you enjoy every aspect of your study and take advantage of all that the University has to offer. Make sure you volunteer at the Legal Advice Centre. You’ll be glad you did.