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LLM Corporate Governance GradCG

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Full time | Bristol centre | 12 months | OCT-23

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

OCT-23

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

LLM - Master of Laws

Subject areas

Management Planning Company Law

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

A Master of Laws (LLM) is a postgraduate degree designed to enhance your academic legal knowledge, particularly focusing on specific areas of interest. The LLM Corporate Governance GradCG is an innovative, flexible programme designed for law and non-law graduates who would like to advance their careers by gaining essential in-depth knowledge of Corporate Governance in practice.

Please note: This programme was previously known as the LLM Corporate Governance Grad ICSA prior to the name change of the CGI which took place on 16 September 2019.

Course Details
The LLM Corporate Governance GradCG programme is different from our other corporate governance Master’s awards. It is accredited by The Chartered Governance Institute (CGI, formerly known as the Institute for Chartered Secretaries and Administrators or ICSA) and is mapped to the new Chartered Governance Qualifying Programme syllabus. This means that there is a defined syllabus that you must complete in order to successfully graduate from the programme. Upon successful completion, and in addition to your LLM, you will be eligible for GradCG membership. Once you have gained enough relevant work experience, you will be able to apply to become a fully chartered member of CGI.

This course has been developed to explore in detail the types of rules, policies and controls put in place to determine the behaviour of a corporation, and the intended outcome of those measures. It covers areas such as models of corporate governance, classification of systems and the impact of the global financial crisis. It will also cover the role of the company secretary, the board of directors, the relationship between the board and its shareholders, disclosure and accountability.

Assessment

Modules are assessed by a three hour unseen written examination or 4,500 word coursework assignment.

Attendance at one of our UK campuses (or an approved overseas centre by prior arrangement) is required for all examinations, including for online study.

The default campus location for online study is London.

When you study the LLM Corporate Governance GradCG with us you will:

  • Be taught by subject matter experts, former and current practitioners and research and teaching focused academics
  • Focus on legal practice, not just theory
  • Benefit from strategic partnerships with firms, regulators and accreditation bodies
  • Improve your employability by gaining important transferable skills and mapping your career with our careers team.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (overall cost)

11,350

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (overall cost)

15,100

Entry requirements

Students should possess a UK undergraduate degree in any subject at 2:2 or above, or an equivalent qualification. A compulsory two week induction is required for all students, unless they can evidence the successful completion of either: an LLB or equivalent; or a minimum of 3 legal modules, worth at least 80 QCFcredits that must include; English Legal System, Contract Law, Law of Tort.

University information

The University of Law provides law and business courses for postgraduates. The university can trace its origins back to 1876, and as such, is one of the most long-standing legal educators. It received university status in 2012 and opened its Business School in 2016. The university has 15 campuses across the UK, all based in thriving business areas. In 2016, it opened its GISMA Business School in Berlin, and then in 2019 it established its...more