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International Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation - LLM (2019 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.

Related Degrees:

Core Modules:

If you would like to view the core modules in greater detail, please click on each module title:

Optional Modules:

Previously, a selection of the following optional modules have been offered:

If you would like to view the full list of available optional modules, please visit this page.

* 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. How the course will be taught will depend on the modules you opt to take, but you can expect a mixture of lectures, seminars and group work.

Contact Hours:

You will typically have around 11 hours of contact time per week on the full time course but will be expected to do additional research and reading outside of the classroom.

Class Sizes:

This will depend on the popularity of the modules you select but class sizes can range from between 10 and 40 students per module.


Essays, examinations, portfolios, presentations and a dissertation. You will be given feedback after your assessments each term.

Our graduates have gone on to work for organisations including:

  • Ministry of Justice
  • European Central Bank
  • Universities

They have progressed into roles such as:

  • Law Lecturer
  • Lawyer
  • Commissioner of the Federal Competition Commission

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Essential information

Course Code

P-M221 (P-M221P for part-time)


Full-time: 1 year

(September 2019 - September 2020)

Part-time: 2 years

(September 2019 - September 2021)

Entry Requirements

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

English Language Requirements

Band B

IELTS overall score of 7.0, minimum component scores of two at 6.0/6.5 and the rest at 7.0 or above.

Department of Study

School of Law

Location of Study

University of Warwick

Course Fees

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The Law department have up to four full fee scholarships available for outstanding LLM candidates at Warwick. We have one award available to female LLM applicants who are nationals of and resident in Pakistan. The award will cover the full tuition fee for the year of study.

Additional Course Costs

There are no other integral aspects of the course where additional costs are incurred.

We may offer extracurricular events (trips) but these are not an integral part of the programme.

Find out more about fees and funding on the University website.


How to Apply

Department website

Get a PG Prospectus


This information is applicable for 2019 entry.