LLM Corporate Governance

Year of entry: 2022

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Course unit details:
Transnational Corporate & Capital Markets Law

Unit code LAWS70081
Credit rating 30
Unit level FHEQ level 7 – master's degree or fourth year of an integrated master's degree
Teaching period(s) Semester 1
Offered by Law
Available as a free choice unit? No


PGT Induction Session in Company Law


To examine fundamental concepts in corporate and capital markets law in a way which is effective across different systems and legal cultures.

Learning outcomes

Students will be familiar with the major problems commonly encountered in company law systems and will have been exposed to a range of possible solutions to them.


Teaching and learning methods

20 lectures plus 5 x 2 hour workshops


Knowledge and understanding




Intellectual skills

Ability to critically reflect on complex issues

Development of presentation skills

Ability to work independently and as a team member

Assessment methods

Method Weight
Written exam 100%

Recommended reading

Cahn & Donald, Comparative Company Law, CUP 2018

Lowry & Reisberg, Pettet’s Company Law, 5th edition, Pearson 2018

Study hours

Scheduled activity hours
Assessment written exam 3
Independent study hours
Independent study 0

Teaching staff

Staff member Role
Michael Galanis Unit coordinator

Additional notes

In 2020/2021, there may be some changes in the teaching delivery methods depending on circumstances related to COVID-19.


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