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Master of Science

MSc Corporate Governance with Company Law

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?

  • 94% of postgraduate students in employment were in Highly Skilled Occupations 15 months after graduating (2019/20 Graduate Outcomes data).
  • Practical courses delivered by experienced teachers and specialists with industry expertise to boost your employability
  • Our Employment Promise offers your course fees back if you do not secure a job within 9 months of successfully completing your course
  • Focused learning - smaller class sizes mean friendly, personalised teaching, greater interaction and that your views will be heard
  • Check out how we can support your fees through scholarships and bursaries

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.

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Key Facts

Entry requirements

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

 

Full requirements

Locations

London Moorgate and Online

Next start date

January 2023

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STUDY ONLINE

 

If you’re looking for a more flexible approach to your studies, why not consider our online study option?

 

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

Terms and Conditions apply.

94% of postgraduate students in employment were in Highly Skilled Occupations 15 months after graduating (2018/19 Graduate Outcomes data).

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

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.

Placement Year
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.

Professional Development and Coaching

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.

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)

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
  • 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 January 2023, May 2023, October 2023, February 2024, June 2024 or October 2024

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Study Online

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?

MSc Corporate Governance with Company Law Online ➔

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Course Information

 

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

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

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

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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.

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Fees and Applying

 

You can apply for this course directly with the University.

 
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UK Campuses
UK students: £10,000 (London Moorgate), £9,000 (Non-London)
International students: £14,000 (London), £12,000 (Non-London)

All fees include a deposit of £250

A 20% charge of the full year standard fee applies to the Placement Year for programmes starting from January 2023.

You could be eligible for a postgraduate student loan to study this course. We offer a range of Scholarships and Bursaries to UK and International students to support access to this course.

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

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