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Our experience in training practising lawyers and computer science professionals in the UK has helped our students go on to succeed in law, and technology. 

Qualify for a professional legal career or hone your interest in wider tech industries, while developing your transferable skills.

Master of Law

LLM Corporate Governance GradCG

The LLM Corporate Governance GradCG programme is accredited by The Chartered Governance Institute (CGI, formerly known as the Institute for Chartered Secretaries and Administrators or ICSA) and is mapped to the new Chartered Governance Qualifying Programme syllabus.

This means that there is a defined syllabus that you must complete in order to successfully graduate from the programme.

Upon successful completion, and in addition to your LLM, you will be eligible for GradCG membership. Once you have gained enough relevant work experience, you will be able to apply to become a full chartered member of CGI.

The course will explore in detail the types of rules, policies and controls put in place to determine the behaviour of a corporation, and the intended outcome of those measures. It covers areas such as models of corporate governance, classification of systems and the impact of the global financial crisis.

It will also cover the role of the company secretary, the board of directors, the relationship between the board and shareholders, disclos
ure and accountability.


Please note that, due to Home Office regulations, students who require a Student Route visa to study with us are not permitted to study online and can only choose face-to-face taught modules.

When you study the LLM Corporate Governance GradCG degree with us you will:

  • Be taught by subject matter experts, former and current practitioners and research and teaching focused academics.

  • Benefit from strategic partnerships with GradCG, firms, regulators and accreditation bodies, which inform our programme development.

  • Improve your employability by gaining important transferable skills and mapping your career with our careers team.

  • Strengthen your network - connect with other students, faculty and industry professionals on an international scale, and seek out opportunities for future placements and job opportunities.

  • Increase your earning potential - the 2020 Graduate Labour Market Statistics found that postgraduates earn on average £7,000 more than their graduate counterparts.

  • Get ahead of the competition - gain in-depth knowledge of your topic of interest and become a subject expert, which will provide you with a competitive edge in the job market.

  • 94% of postgraduate students in employment were in highly skilled occupations 15 months after graduating (2019/20 Graduate Outcomes data).

  • Prepare for the future of Legal Technology – study modules in legal technology and gain insight into this emerging area of law.

Master of Law

LLM in Specialised Courses

The LLM in Specialised Courses at the University of Law offers an exceptional opportunity for MBA graduates to complement their business knowledge, and enhance their career prospects in a wide array of sectors. This postgraduate program provides an intensive and comprehensive curriculum, focusing on specialised fields such as Environmental Law, International Arbitration, Insurance Law, and many more.

The range of LLM courses offers specialisation in many areas of law, equipping graduates with the legal knowledge to navigate the global business environment effectively.The program aims to equip students with the advanced knowledge, analytical skills, and practical understanding required to excel in their chosen area of specialisation. Through a combination of engaging lectures, interactive seminars, and practical workshops, students will gain a thorough understanding of the complex legal frameworks and contemporary issues within their chosen field.

The Environmental Law specialisation explores the legal principles and policies related to environmental protection, sustainability, and climate change. Students will examine key legislation, international treaties, and case studies to develop a comprehensive understanding of the legal challenges and opportunities in this rapidly evolving field.

The International Arbitration specialisation delves into the principles and practices of international commercial arbitration. Students will explore the legal frameworks, procedural rules, and ethical considerations that govern international arbitration proceedings.

When you study the LLM in specialised courses degree with us you will:

  • Be taught by subject matter experts, former and current practitioners and research and teaching focused academics.

  • Benefit from strategic partnerships with GradCG, firms, regulators and accreditation bodies, which inform our programme development.

  • Improve your employability by gaining important transferable skills and mapping your career with our careers team.

  • Strengthen your network - connect with other students, faculty and industry professionals on an international scale, and seek out opportunities for future placements and job opportunities.

  • Increase your earning potential - the 2020 Graduate Labour Market Statistics found that postgraduates earn on average £7,000 more than their graduate counterparts.

  • Get ahead of the competition - gain in-depth knowledge of your topic of interest and become a subject expert, which will provide you with a competitive edge in the job market.

  • 94% of postgraduate students in employment were in highly skilled occupations 15 months after graduating (2019/20 Graduate Outcomes data).

  • Prepare for the future of Legal Technology – study modules in legal technology and gain insight into this emerging area of law.

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The law in context

Gain essential in-depth knowledge and insight in your chosen area of law and understand the importance of legal rules as they are applied in the real world.

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Taught by subject experts

Taught by a combination of former and current practitioners, as well as research and teaching academics who are focused on legal practice, not just theory.

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GradCG Membership

Upon successful completion and work experience, you will be eligible for GradCG membership and will be able to apply to become a fully chartered member of CGI.

Computer Science

MSc Computer Science (Conversion)

On this course, we will teach you the fundamentals of computing and how it can be applied to the industry and wider economy, so you will graduate ready to contribute.

You will gain hands-on, practical experience, obtaining the ability to design and develop software solutions for today’s big business problems.

You will build your knowledge in core computing concepts such as designing and building software, data management and creating effective web presence.

You will then tailor your course around your interests by choosing modules that match your interests and career ambitions – such as cyber security, AI and The Internet of Things.

Alongside your studies, we will immerse you in the local tech community, with regular guest speakers and networking events allowing you to learn from the experts and make connections to support your future career prospects.

Why study Computer Science at The University of Law?

  • Dedicated Employability support: Computer Science-specific Careers Consultants and industry-specific resources such as Career Guides and application and interview tips to support with your job search.

  • Cross-disciplinary learning environment: During your studies, you will network and share facilities with students of law, business, criminal justice and psychology, offering you the opportunity to apply your skills to a variety of different industries.

  • Specialist optional modules: Our range of optional modules cover cyber security, AI and machine learning, cyber forensics and analytics, allowing you to gain the knowledge to apply for roles in your area of interest, or progress to specialist postgraduate study.

  • Transferable skills: Alongside your computing knowledge, you will also develop transferable skills such as teamwork, problem solving and organisational skills.

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Employability embedded

Unique modules such as Data Management Technologies and Applications of Artificial Intelligence enhance your future career prospects.

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Five Star University

We have an overall 5 Star rating from QS World University Rankings and 5 stars in Teaching, Employability, Online Learning, Academic Development and Inclusiveness.

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94% Employed in 15 months

94% of postgraduate students in employment were in Highly Skilled Occupations 15 months after graduating (2019/20 Graduate Outcomes data).

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