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Our Master’s in Corporate Governance with Company Law Online enables professionals to specialise in the legal aspect of business and management, focusing on the ethical and legal dilemmas around 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 including within a strategic and global context.
The MSc Corporate Governance and Company Law Online programme can be studied full-time over 1 year or part-time over 2 years providing flexibility around your commitments.
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.
2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualification(s).
This course is available Full-Time (1 year) and Part-Time (2 years).
January 2023See all Start Dates
You can apply directly with The University of Law to study one of our online courses.
Designed by real world industry experts, our Master’s in Corporate Governance with Company Law Online 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
You can also study this course at one of our campuses across the UK. If you’re looking for a more traditional university experience, why not consider studying on campus?
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
£9,000 (UK/EU/International students)
October 2023 - June 2024
£10,750 (UK/EU/International students)
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.