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Our Master’s in Corporate Governance with Company Law enables professionals to specialise in the legal aspect of business and management, focusing on the ethical and legal dilemmas surrounding business decision making.
As organisations are increasingly held responsible for their business decisions, there is an ever-growing focus on ethical behaviours and corporate social responsibility (CSR). In this practically-focused Master’s programme, you will gain a broad understanding of the most important concepts in corporate governance and company law frameworks within a strategic and global context.
The course is available full-time (1 year) and part-time (2 years) as well as online.
Optional Placement Year
All our Master’s courses offer an optional Placement Year, giving you the chance to practise your knowledge and skills, and enhance your employability. Find out more.
Why study with us?
International Students: we are no longer accepting applications from people who need a Student Route visa for full-time courses that start before July 2023.
2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualification(s)
May 2023See all Start Dates
If you’re looking for a more flexible approach to your studies, why not consider our online study option?
Designed by real world industry experts, our Master’s in Corporate Governance with Company Law programme aims to provide students with a critical understanding of the ethical and legal issues surrounding business decision making.
You will examine the legal and ethical parameters of corporate governance, international business strategy and innovation management and gain awareness of current policies and trends in corporate law.
The course is delivered by academics with extensive practical experience to ensure that research is combined with relevant real-life application. Students will apply theoretical concepts to real-life case studies in a practice-based environment and will have the opportunity to develop links with employers and professional bodies.
Choose to study the optional Placement Year for the opportunity to gain significant practical skills and elevate your career. Employers are looking for graduates with a business-ready mind set; this entails an understanding of business ethics and values, self-awareness, mental flexibility and openness, resilience, and a commitment to lifelong learning. Visit our Postgraduate Placement Year page for more details.
All Master’s programmes are integrated with a Professional Development Module, specifically designed to help boost your professional leadership skills and expertise. We will work with you on a Personal Development Plan (PDP) tailored to your career goals, in addition to employment workshops and events.
You will receive individual coaching from a professional coach to help improve your skills within leadership, critical thinking, emotional intelligence, innovation, cultural communication, and growth mindset. We are the only business school in the UK to offer professional development coaching for all our postgraduate students and this is a testament to our dedication to helping you achieve your ambitions.
With our LLM in Company Law you’ll explore the legal framework governing registered companies, whilst developing the knowledge and skills necessary for practice as a company secretary or governance professional.Find out more
Study MSc Corporate Governance with Company Law Online starting May 2023, October 2023, February 2024, June 2024 or October 2024
You can also study the MSc Corporate Governance with Company Law online. If you’re looking for true flexibility in how, where and when you study, why not consider our online study option?
To get a full picture of how studying this course works during the year, take a look at our course date breakdown.
You will be assessed formally through a mix of individual assignments, group work and Dissertation/Project work.
This course has an innovatively flexible structure, with specific assessments that are conducive to effective learning.
We care about your career, which is why we offer support with job applications and other work experience opportunities as soon as you accept your place.Discover more
October 2022 - June 2023
UK students: £10,000 (London), £9,000 (Non-London)
International students: £14,000 (London), £12,000 (Non-London)
October 2023 - June 2024
UK students: £11,300 (London), £10,750 (Non-London)
International students: £16,700 (London), £15,850 (Non-London)
All fees include a deposit of £250
A 20% additional charge of the full year standard fee applies to programmes including a Placement Year, starting from January 2023.
You could be eligible for a postgraduate student loan to study this course. We offer a range of bursaries and awards available to students for the development of skills in the professional services sector.
We have students from over 120 different countries throughout our campuses, with a dedicated team to help international students.