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International Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation - LLM, PGDip (Full-Time/Part-Time, 2018 Entry)

On this course you will have an opportunity to undertake in depth comparative and contextual study of the regulation of the company. You will look at the various ways in which different jurisdictions respond to similar economic and social pressures, examining key topics in the post financial crisis era. You will develop an understanding of the interaction between the process of globalisation and general principles and theories of corporate governance and financial regulation.

The course allows you to study the main topics in corporate governance and financial law and regulation, including compliance dimensions. You will appreciate the economic and social context in which commercial decisions are made and corporate governance and financial regulation operate with reference to historical developments.

Core Modules:
International Corporate Governance & Financial Regulation is taught in the first term with optional modules running in terms one and two. Legal Research & Writing Skills is taught across both terms.

  • International Corporate Governance & Financial Regulation
  • Legal Research & Writing Skills

Optional Modules:

  • International Intellectual Property Law & Policy
  • Issues in the Taxation of International Business
  • International Banking Regulation
  • The Law of International Investment & Transnational Corporations
  • European Union Law
  • International Economic Law
  • International Corporate Finance
  • Legal Aspects of International Business Transactions
  • Legal Aspects of International Trade & the World Trade Organisation
  • The Regulation of Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • International Insolvency and Debt Restructuring
  • International Labour Law
  • International Arbitration
  • Global Competition Law
  • Techniques of Islamic Finance and Banking
  • European Union Intellectual Property Law and Policy
  • Economic Analysis of Law
  • Law of International Financial Transactions
  • Law and Policy of International Public Finance
  • International Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Tax Law
  • Developing Intellectual Property Law and Policy in the EU and Beyond
  • Crime, Justice and Global Society

* The modules mentioned above may be subject to change. Please read our terms and conditions for more detailed information.

Term 1 - The core module and two optional modules
Term 2 - Three optional modules
Term 3 - Dissertation
The programme also includes research and writing skills sessions to help you prepare for writing your dissertation.

The course incorporates a wide and varying range of assessment methods, which may include essays, examinations, portfolios, presentations and a dissertation.

You will be given feedback after your assessments each term. If you are a diploma student, you will only need to take the taught elements of the course and do not need to write a dissertation.

Graduate Destinations:

Our graduates have gone on to work for organisations including: Strathmore University; Clifford Change; Ministry of Justice; European Central Bank.

Examples of our graduates’ job roles include: Lawyer; Lecturer in Law; Senior In-house Policy Adviser; Commissioner of the Federal Competition Commission.

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Essential information


Full-time: 1 year

Part-time: 2 years 

Entry requirements

2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject

English Language requirements

Band B

Department of study

Schoool of Law

Location of study

University of Warwick

Course fees

Home/EU: £8,170* per year
Overseas: £17,500* per year

Home/EU: £4,085* per year
Overseas: n/a

*You will need to pay for books and materials in addition to the tuition fee and you can find details here: Additional Costs.

Find out more about fees and funding.


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Application information


This information is applicable for 2018 entry.