Edinburgh Law School

University of Edinburgh

Corporate Law

This course aims to transcend a narrow focus on legal rules and situate the study of corporate law in a wider interdisciplinary and comparative framework. This programme allows students to acquire in-depth knowledge of legal, economic, financial and comparative matters covering the entire life-cycle of a corporation; students acquire an advanced interdisciplinary knowledge and understanding of business transactions, as well as legal and financial skills that are particularly valuable to businesses, professional practices and regulatory bodies.

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirement for the programme is a 2.1 Honours degree or an equivalent degree; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 7.0 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 100 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE(A) 67 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade B or CAE grade A.

Course modules

Compulsory courses: corporation law; economics and comparative corporate governance. Option courses: company law; practice of corporate finance and the law; practice of international banking and the law; regulation of international finance: the law, the economics, the politics; principles of competition law for innovation; principles of international tax law; comparative and international trust law; corporate social responsibility and the law; principles of insurance law.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 9,650 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
LLM Full-time £ 16,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
LLM Part-time £ 4,825 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
LLM Part-time £ 8,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

Key information

School of Law Postgraduate Office
Telephone number: 
0131 650 2022