Ex top family judge condemns proposals to allow assisted suicide six months before death as “unrealistic” and “unkind”. Find out more
Conflict in Israel and Gaza – support for students. Find out more

Master of Science

MSc Corporate Governance with Company Law

Take your career to the next level with our business Master’s course in Corporate Governance with Company Law.

Organisations are increasingly held responsible for their business decisions, and there is an ever-growing focus on ethical behaviours and corporate social responsibility (CSR). Throughout this course you will develop your professional skills and explore the most important concepts in corporate governance and company law frameworks, with a focus on business ethics and the ethical and legal dilemmas surrounding business decision making.

This business Master’s is available to study both full-time (1 year) and part-time (2 years), on campus and online. Visit MSc Corporate Governance with Company Law Online.

Energy icons Lighted cityscape at night time

Key Facts

Entry requirements

2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualification(s)

Course requirements ➔

Entry requirements

Locations

London Moorgate and Online

Next start date

June 2024

See all Start Dates

APPLY

 

You can apply to study this course directly with The University of Law Business School today.

 

Secure a job within 9 months of successfully completing your course or your fees back.

Terms and Conditions apply.

95% of postgraduate students in employment were in highly skilled employment 15 months after graduating (2020/21 Graduate Outcomes data). Contains HESA Data: Copyright Jisc 2022.

We have an overall 5 Star rating from QS World University Rankings and 5 stars in Teaching, Employability, Online Learning, Academic Development and Inclusiveness.

Course Details

MSc Corporate Governance with Company Law

Our Master’s in Corporate Governance with Company Law is designed by real world industry experts. You will critically assess business activities and decision-making and its meaning on organisations, governments and worldwide civil society and study the current policies and trends in corporate law.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will possess the knowledge and skills to become a competent and effective business manager with a strong understanding of corporate governance, its legal underpinnings, and ethical business decision making. Graduates will be highly sought after by employers as attitudes within the corporate world continue to change in line with society.

Your learning experience is important to us, and that’s why this course is taught by experienced business professionals in workshop-style classes to ensure you can benefit from greater interaction with your lecturers. We emphasise practical based learning and relevant real-life application, and you will apply theoretical concepts and models to real life business case studies.

Should you be unable to complete the full corporate governance and ethics programme, you may still be awarded a Diploma or Certificate depending on terms completed.

Why study a Business Master’s with us?

  • Award-winning Employability support: from day one to beyond graduation as a member of our business school alumni, you’ll have access to 1:1 support from our experienced Employability Service.
  • Our Professional Development Modules ensure you develop the professional and leadership skills you need to succeed.
  • We can help support your course fees with our scholarships and bursaries and funding options
  • We deliver practical courses taught by experienced lecturers with real world industry expertise.
  • Focused learning: our smaller class sizes mean friendly, personalised teaching, greater interaction and that your views will be heard.

Upcoming Application Deadlines

The application deadlines for our June 2024 intake are as follows:

  • International students applying outside the UK requiring a Student Route Visa: Monday 8th April 2024
  • International students applying within the UK requiring a Student Route Visa: Monday 20th May 2024
  • Domestic students: Friday 7th June 2024

Course Structure

  • Global Business Strategy (15 credits)
  • Innovation Management in a Digital Age (15 credits)
  • Success Through Business Ethics (15 credits)
  • Finance for Decision Makers (15 credits)
  • International Business Ethics (15 credits)
  • Corporate Governance in Practice (30 credits)
  • Company Law and Compliance (30 credits)
  • Business Project (45 credits)
  • Professional Development (non-credit bearing)

Helping you become more employable is our priority and we are the only business school in the UK to offer professional development coaching to all our postgraduate students. You will benefit from our Professional Development Module including one to one professional coaching and a bespoke Personal Development Plan.

This is testament to our dedication to helping you achieve your ambitions.

To find out more about how you can benefit from our professional development support, watch our short video.

Looking for a course with more of a law focus?

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

Course Start Dates

  • MSc Corporate Governance with Company Law
    • Full-time: London Moorgate
    • Part-time: London Moorgate
  • MSc Corporate Governance with Company Law
    • Full-time: London Moorgate
    • Part-time: London Moorgate
  • MSc Corporate Governance with Company Law
    • Full-time: London Moorgate
    • Part-time: London Moorgate
  • MSc Corporate Governance with Company Law
    • Full-time: London Moorgate
    • Part-time: London Moorgate

Online

Study MSc Corporate Governance with Company Law Online starting February 2024, June 2024, September 2024, February 2025 or June 2025

Make an Enquiry

Course requirements

The course demands show you the requirements, prior knowledge and commitments our course will involve.

Find out more ➔

students in classroom

Study Online

If you’re looking for the perfect combination of a flexible study programme to fit around your other commitments together with the benefit of our expertise, experience and employability focus, why not consider our online study option?

MSc Corporate Governance with Company Law Online ➔

study online

Course Information

 

To get a full picture of how studying this course works during the year, take a look at our course date breakdown.

Calendar

 

You will be assessed formally through a mix of individual assignments, group work and Dissertation/Project work.

Student working from a text book

 

This course has an innovatively flexible structure, with specific assessments that are conducive to effective learning.

Students studying

Employability We Set You Up For Success

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
Woman on the phone smiling

Fees and Applying

 

You can apply for this course directly with the University.

 
Student reading in library

2023/24 Course Fee (for courses starting on or after 1 July 2023)

Domestic students
London: £11,300
Outside London: £10,750

Non-domestic students
London: £16,700
Outside London: £15,850

2024/25 Course Fee (for courses starting on or after 1 July 2024)

Domestic students
London: £11,850
Outside London: £11,300

Non-domestic students
London: £18,500
Outside London: £17,000


By studying a Master's degree you could be eligible for a Postgraduate Loan.

If you’re a ULaw alumnus, you may be eligible to receive our £1000 Academic Master's Alumni Discount.

We also have a range of scholarships and bursaries available to help you invest in your future.

Calculator

 

We have students from over 120 different countries throughout our campuses, with a dedicated team to help international students.

Student looking at smart phone