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Corporate Governance and Law/Grad.CG LLM

University of Portsmouth

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Course options

  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

Corporate governance is a crucial part of corporate performance and accountability, and professionals in this field are in demand across all sectors of industry. If you want to advance your career by developing your knowledge and understanding of corporate governance, risk and compliance, then this course will help you achieve your goals.

This LLM Corporate Governance and Law/Grad.CG degree course is designed for law and non-law graduates, practising lawyers and business professionals. You'll be eligible, after you graduate, for the Grad.CG qualification from the Chartered Governance Institute (CGI), and if you have relevant work experience you may also be able to apply for ACIS status (Associate in the Chartered Institute of Secretaries).

This course is available to study on either a full-time or part-time basis. Graduates of subjects other than law will undertake a compulsory module to introduce them to some core principles of English law.

Accredited by

Graduates of this course are eligible for Chartered Governance Institute (CGI) graduate status. This requires the payment of a fee to CGI. Once the fee is paid the successful graduate receives CGI 'graduate' status and is permitted to use GradCGI after their name.

What you'll experience

On this course, you'll:

  • choose between full-time or part-time study, according to your commitments
  • learn the key elements of good corporate governance, and the key elements of corporate law
  • graduate with an CGI recognised qualification
  • learn in a flexible environment which includes web, email and telephone access to many facilities
  • have the opportunity to take advantage of our close relationship with CGI and our alumni network, and benefit from our mentoring service with members of the legal profession
  • learn from our expert staff through a combination of lectures, group problem solving, discussion, debate and independent study
  • have 24/7 access to our Library’s selection of electronic resources, including books, ejournals and newspapers
  • have the option to study towards a Certificate of Training in Diligent Entities, the corporate secretarial software system

Careers and opportunities

We'll help you to identify internships, voluntary roles and opportunities that will complement your studies – and you'll have the opportunity to participate in our professional mentoring programme.

When you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your corporate governance skills to work.

After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,400per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Around 4,000 of the university’s 25,000 students come from 150 countries around the world, and the Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    44th out of 123

    38th out of 103

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    117 54%

    72nd

    15
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    18th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    59th

    17
  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    126 57%

    50th

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    83 83%

    29th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    88th

    27

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