LLM courses in Corporate Law can vary between concentrating on UK Corporate Law, EU Corporate Law or International Corporate Law.
Some LLM courses in this field have an emphasis on international Trade Law and others focus more strongly on Financial Law and regulation.
Here is our list of 10 of the best LLM programs in Corporate Law.
Cost: £31,500 for all students.
What You Will Study: This highly specialised nine-month full-time course is offered at the University of Cambridge instead of an LLM program, featuring modules that are strongly focused on Corporate Law lead by the University of Cambridge's corporate law team.
Cost: £16,008 total cost for all UK and EU students / £23,328 total cost for international students.
What You Will Study: Modules at the LLM in Corporate Law at LSE include Principles of Global Competition Law, Innovation, Technology and Patent Law, and Corporate Governance. Students take one year to complete the course when studying full time and two years when studying part time.
Cost: £16,130 total cost for all UK and EU students / £24,450 total cost for all international students.
What You Will Study: This course at UCL is studied full time in one year or part time over two years. Modules include Corporate Finance, Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions, and International Law of Foreign Investment.
Cost: £18,600 total cost for all students.
What You Will Study: Students complete this online LLM program at King’s College London on a part-time basis, taking between two and six years. Modules include Transnational Corporate Restructuring, The Corporate Form and its Issues, and Corporate Finance Law.
Cost: £12,300 total cost for UK and EU students / £21,600 total cost for international students.
What You Will Study: This competitive course at The University of Edinburgh covers three main themes of study; UK Corporate Law, comparative and international corporate governance, and the economic analysis of corporate law and finance. It can be studied full time in one year or part time over two years.
Cost: £15,100 total cost for UK and EU students / £22,150 total cost for international students.
What You Will Study: This LLM in Commercial and Corporate Law at QMUL School of Law is completed by students studying full time in one year or in two years if they are studying part time. Modules include Banking and FinTech Law, Comparative Contract Law, and EU Financial and Monetary Law.
Cost: £10,000 for UK and EU students / £18,300 for international students.
What You Will Study: This LLM program at Durham University is a full-time course only and students finish their studies in one year. Modules include Introduction to Corporate Insolvency Law, International Sales Law, and Commercial Fraud.
Cost: €2,083 for Dutch or EU students / €13,800 for international students.
What You Will Study: Modules at Maastricht University in The Netherlands include Corporate Social Responsibility, European Competition Law, and Comparative Company Law. Students complete this LLM in one year studying full time and in English.
Cost: £9,500 for UK and EU students / £18,500 for international students.
What You Will Study: This full-time LLM in Corporate Governance at the University of Manchester is undertaken in one year and modules include Corporate Governance, Global Trade and Labour Laws, The Principles and Practice of Corporate Governance, and International Law and Practice of Securities Markets.
Cost: £8,580 total cost for UK and EU students / £17,500 total cost for international students.
What You Will Study: With an international emphasis this LLM at the University of Warwick has modules including International Sale of Goods, International Commercial Litigation, and Data Protection Law. Most students complete this LLM in one year with full-time study, but part-time study over two years is available.
PLEASE NOTE: As a result of Brexit, from Autumn 2021 postgraduate students from the European Union studying at a UK university will be charged the same tuition fees as international students. UK students studying their postgraduate course at a European university are also likely to incur higher tuition fees than their EU counterparts. It is advisable to check with the individual universities in the UK and Europe for up-to-date information on tuition fees for all postgraduate programs.
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