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Nottingham Trent University

Corporate and Insolvency Law

This course focuses on corporate organisations and the law as it relates to them. The course has been designed in response to the rapid growth in the development of corporate law in both Britain and Europe, and in order to meet the needs of the legal profession in this area.

Entry requirements

LLM: A good law degree, 2.2 or above. Applicants whose 1st degree is not law will be required to provide evidence of commitment to the LLM subject that they wish to study. Applicants from other disciplines will be welcomed in appropriate circumstances, particularly if they have experience in the area, even if not as lawyers. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill (or equivalent).

Course modules

6 modules from: business organisations; intellectual property; public companies and securities regulation; the corporate employer; international competition law; principles of business regulation; corporate liquidation; corporate rescue; international and comparative corporate rescue; international commercial transactions; cross border insolvency; securing corporate debt; plus a dissertation.

Assessment methods

In each case modules are assessed through one piece of course work. This usually takes the form of a problem or essay style question, but will vary by module. Students can submit and receive feedback on assessments over the course of each module.

Sponsorship information

Students who are in practice may obtain funding from their employer; bursaries are normally available for this course and are equivalent to up to half the UK/EU fees; the bursaries are competitive and are awarded on the basis of: Evidence of the pursuit of excellence in individual performance and/or experience outside education; a written statement indicating the anticipated academic and career benefits applicants may receive from studying this programme.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 6,500 (Whole course) Home/EU 1 Years
LLM Full-time £ 12,900 (Whole course) International 1 Years
LLM Part-time £ 3,250 (Academic year) Home/EU 2 Years
LLM Part-time £ 6,450 (Academic year) International 2 Years
LLM Distance learning January 2019 3,450 (Year 1) Home/EU 21 21 Months

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