Our Master’s in Corporate Governance with Company Law Online programme enables professionals to specialise in the legal aspect of business and management, focusing on the ethical and legal dilemmas surrounding business decision-making.
In this practically-focused Master’s programme, you will gain a broad understanding of the most important concepts in corporate governance and company law frameworks within a strategic and global context. New from September 2022 – enhance your skills and employability with a Placement Year.
2:2 or above from a UK bachelor's degree, or equivalent qualifications.
International students additionally require an English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.
Designed by real-world industry experts, our Master’s in Corporate Governance with Company Law Online programme aims to provide students with a critical understanding of the ethical and legal issues surrounding business decision-making.
You will examine the legal and ethical parameters of corporate governance, international business strategy and innovation management and gain awareness of current policies and trends in corporate law.
The course is delivered by academics with extensive practical experience to ensure that research is combined with relevant real-life applications. Students will apply theoretical concepts to real-life case studies in a practice-based environment and will have the opportunity to develop links with employers and professional bodies.
Choose to study the optional Placement Year for the opportunity to gain significant practical skills and elevate your career. Employers are looking for graduates with a business-ready mindset; this entails an understanding of business ethics and values, self-awareness, mental flexibility and openness, resilience, and a commitment to lifelong learning.
Professional Development and Coaching
All Master’s programmes are integrated with a Professional Development Module, specifically designed to help boost your professional leadership skills and expertise. We will work with you on a Personal Development Plan (PDP) tailored to your career goals, in addition to employment workshops and events.
You will receive individual coaching from a professional coach to help improve your skills in leadership, critical thinking, emotional intelligence, innovation, cultural communication, and growth mindset. We are the only business school in the UK to offer professional development coaching for all our postgraduate students and this is a testament to our dedication to helping you achieve your ambitions
Global Business Strategy (15 credits)
Innovation Management in a Digital Age (15 credits)
Success Through Business Ethics (15 credits)
Finance for Decision Makers (15 credits)
International Business Ethics (15 credits)
Corporate Governance in Practice (30 credits)
Company Law and Compliance (30 credits)
Business Project (45 credits)
Professional Development (non-credit bearing)
You will be assessed formally through a mix of individual assignments, group work and Dissertation/Project work.
This course has an innovatively flexible structure, with specific assessments that are conducive to effective learning.