Durham University

Durham University

Corporate Law

This programme provides an opportunity to develop an advanced knowledge of corporate law. There is a (compulsory) foundation course providing a solid grounding in the subject. Having completed your choice of taught modules, you will then undertake an extended dissertation on a corporate law topic of your choice, supervised by a member of staff with expertise in their chosen subject area. Teaching is by a mixture of lectures and smaller, student-led, seminar or tutorial groups. The dissertation is pursued by independent research with individual supervision. Students attending the programme are drawn from a broad range of countries, and their previous academic or professional experiences enrich the programme

Entry requirements

A good 2.1 degree (or its equivalent) in law, or in a degree in which law is a major component.

Course modules

Core Modules: current issues in company law; applied research methods in law; dissertation. Optional modules available.

Assessment methods

Dissertation (of 10,000, 15,000 or 20,000 words).


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time - 1 years

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Telephone number: 
0191 334 6847