Taught course

Corporate and Financial Law

University of Glasgow · School of Law

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for Corporate and Financial Law are a good first degree in law (2:1 upwards or equivalent) or a first degree (2:1 upwards or equivalent) with at least 50% of the credits in law.

Months of entry


Course content

You will focus on key areas such as the legal framework for equity capital, issuing debt, takeovers and insolvency. The programme covers both the private law focus on the structuring of individual transactions, and the public law focus on the regulation of financial institutions and markets. You will be taught by a team of academics with practical experience of transactions and regulatory issues.

You will take four courses and submit a dissertation on an approved topic.


  • Corporate finance
  • Corporate governance
  • Corporate restructuring
  • Debt finance and security
  • International financial regulation
  • International finance law
  • International investment law
  • International merger control
  • Investment structures and funds
  • Law of commercial banking.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 (with no subtest less than 6.5): ; MML: IELTS 7.5 (with no subtest less than 7.0) iBT TOEFL 92 (with no subtest lower than 23) Cambridge ESOL Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) - B minimum

Fees and funding

UK students
International students


Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Professor Iain MacNeil