LLM in Company Law and Corporate Governance
University of Bristol Law School
Bristol, United Kingdom
1 - 2 year
Full time, Part time
GBP 26,700 / per year *
01 Jul 2024
Earliest start date
* Overseas full-time
At a critical time in history, our LLM in Company Law and Corporate Governance presents an exciting opportunity for you to develop a deep understanding of the relationship between law and the regulation of corporations. There is a growing demand for specialist lawyers that can embrace the challenges and opportunities of conducting business in a globalised society.
Our LLM programmes are well-respected by leading law firms, international businesses and non-governmental organisations. This LLM pathway offers in-depth, intensive study of law and regulation of both corporate activities and the relationships between business actors and their shareholders and stakeholders.
You will explore core theoretical debates alongside relevant international and national laws and the contexts in which they operate. You will be challenged and inspired by world-leading lawyers dedicated to progressive and innovative thinking on a wide range of related issues - with those teaching the course all members of the Law School's Centre for Private and Commercial Law.
The intellectually demanding, research-rich curriculum will allow you to demonstrate excellent legal, analytical and research skills and be empowered to pursue top-flight careers in a variety of sectors. This programme has particular appeal for those wanting to forge ahead in law, business, management or policy-making and research.
Ranked #3 in the UK for legal research excellence (REF 2021)
We have a large and vibrant international community and University of Bristol LLM students benefit from small class sizes. Our exciting range of optional units reflect the expertise of our globally renowned academics and an opportunity to further specialise your degree.
You will take four units (120 credit points overall, 30 credit points each) and a compulsory dissertation (60 credit points). Specialist units include both Company Law and Corporate Governance in the UK and the US - and cover other areas of interest, such as human rights law, labour law or international law.
Visit our programme catalogue for full details of the structure and unit content for our LLM in Company Law and Corporate Governance.
Scholarships and Funding
University of Bristol students and graduates can benefit from a 25% reduction in tuition fees for postgraduate study. Check your eligibility for an alumni discount.
Funding for 2024/25
Information about funding and scholarships can be found on the University of Bristol Law School fees and funding webpages. This includes information about the Law School's Think Big about Global Justice Scholarships, open to international postgraduate students.
Further information on funding for prospective UK and international postgraduate students.
Graduating from Bristol will open doors for careers in a variety of sectors. Suitable for law graduates, this LLM will help:
- develop and deepen understanding of company law and corporate governance,
- build transferable skills,
- provide a springboard into a diverse range of careers,
- boost prospects for those already working in related fields,
- deliver a solid first step towards a research career.
Please visit our careers and employability webpage for more information about the support and opportunities we provide during your studies.
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