University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Corporate Governance and Law

The course is designed for law and non-law graduates, practising lawyers and business professionals who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of corporate governance and gain the grad ICSA qualification.

Course modules

Core modules: Corporate governance (theory, law and practice); corporate secretarial practice and strategy; financial reporting, analysis and decision-making; dissertation. Optional modules: CILEX level 6 (this unit is only available to those who hold a qualifying law degree); community legal research project; employment law (this unit is compulsory if you have not studied employment law at undergraduate level); global corporate responsibility; intellectual property law; international and European business law; international commercial arbitration; work-based learning.

Assessment methods

Teaching and Assessment: You will be expected to attend eight hours of class time per week if you are on the full-time course whereas for the part-time course you attend approximately four hours per week. You will be encouraged to undertake independent study with time also devoted to group problem solving, discussion and debate. How are you assessed? The majority of the units will be assessed via exams, however much of your time will also be spend researching and writing your dissertation which concentrates on a topic of your choice.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2018 GBP 14,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
LLM Full-time September 2018 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
LLM Part-time September 2018 GBP 4,670 per Year 1 (International) 30 Months
LLM Part-time September 2018 GBP 2,570 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 30 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site PO1 2UP South East

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Key information

Student Recruitment Centre - Faculty of Business and Law
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