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Corporate Governance LLM

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Degree awarded
12 months full-time.
Entry requirements
A minimum upper second class honours degree, or the equivalent, in law.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
There is no limit on the number of places available.
How to apply

Apply online  

For September 2016 entry, the deadline for applications will be 15 June 2016 for International applicants, and 15 August 2016 for Home/EU applicants. 

Course options

Full-timePart-timeFull-time distance learningPart-time distance learning

Course description

The LLM Corporate Governance is taught by Manchester's corporate governance and corporate social responsibility experts. The course will provide you with specialist knowledge about the law of conducting business in today's global society.

During this course you will examine the major theories concerning the nature of corporations, and the concerns driving corporate governance law and practice, and reform proposals. You will evaluate the effectiveness of current corporation governance processes in setting and pursuing objectives, both nationally and internationally. You will also examine the evidence for European and global convergence of corporate governance practices and the ways in which this might evolve.

This is a rigorous degree which will give you up-to-date and globally applicable expertise for a career in the practice of corporate law.

Open days

The School of Law will be represented at the Law Fair at Manchester Central on 17 November 2015 from 12.30 to 4pm, if you wish to speak to us in person on an informal basis.

The Postgraduate Taught Open Day will take place on 25 November 2015 on campus. Please check our website for details.


For entry in the academic year beginning September 2016, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • LLM (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £7,700
    International students (per annum): £15,500

The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.

All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.

Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.

Contact details

Academic department
School of Law
Contact name
Ms Saba Mirshafiei
44 (0)161 306 1270
44 (0)161 275 4724
Academic department overview
See: About Us .

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