Taught course

Law - Company Law and Corporate Governance

Institution
University of Bristol · University of Bristol Law School
Qualifications
LLM

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Entry requirements

An upper second-class honours degree in law (or international equivalent).

Exceptionally, we will also consider applicants who have:

  • an upper second-class honours degree that included content relevant to the applicant's proposed field of study; or
  • an upper second-class honours degree in any subject, along with relevant experience in a discipline closely related to the focus of this programme.

Applicants in either of these two exceptional cases must make a case explaining why their qualifications or experience fall into category (1) or (2) in their personal statement.

Recognised Prior Learning is currently not accepted. Previous or professional experience is not required.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme is designed to develop an in-depth knowledge and understanding of company law and corporate governance. You will research and analyse various aspects of law and regulation of both corporate activities and the relationships between business actors and their shareholders and stakeholders.

You will examine a wide range of issues that focus on the legal, regulatory, policy and practice responses to corporations' actions. Core theoretical debates will be explored alongside relevant international and national laws and the contexts in which they operate.

The programme consists of two parts. In the first part, you will select four units from a wide range of specialist options of relevance to corporations. These may include: Global Perspectives on Corporate Governance and Corporate Governance in the UK and the US. Alternatively, you may find other options of interest, such as human rights law, labour law or international law.

In the second part of the programme you will write a dissertation of 12,000 words on a subject of your choice under the supervision of our staff.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • LLM
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
law-pg-admissions@bristol.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 117 394 0062/61