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Faculty of Law Programme:
LLM in Corporate Law
Corporate Law Specialisation
The Department of Mercantile and Labour Law in the Faculty of Law has responded to market developments and student needs by increasing its Corporate Law offerings to a full area of specialisation. Various stakeholders such as commercial law practitioners looking for corporate law specialisation, regulators and UWC students and others from various parts of Africa and the world aspiring to pursue postgraduate studies in corporate law, have been yearning for a time when UWC will provide more in the area of Corporate Law. The Faculty has now responded! The LLM in Corporate Law, an exciting, rich and brand new LLM program consisting of four modules covering a wide range of issues from corporate governance, corporate finance, corporate insolvency to fundamental transactions topical issues, commenced in 2023 with the first three of the modules listed below. For 2024, all four modules will be available. The modules are taught by experts in the field from the Faculty, industry experts/specialists and other guest lecturers from South Africa and other parts of the world.
A specialised degree in Corporate Law will effectively prepare students for a career in corporate and commercial law and enhance employment prospects in the world of commercial practice such as in commercial law firms and other entities that practise and/or apply commercial law/corporate law.
The LLM in Corporate Law program is also intentionally designed to attract those legal practitioners, legal advisors/in-house legal teams of companies and other persons in corporate leadership and practitioners who specialise in company law generally, in mergers, acquisitions and rearrangements (M&A); corporate finance decision-making; business rescue and corporate governance in general who may be interested in furthering their studies.
- Corporate Governance & Remedies Law (available in 2024);
- Corporate Finance & Financial Markets Law (available in 2024);
- Mergers & Acquisitions Law (available in 2024);
- Corporate Insolvency Law (available in 2024).
Students have options to choose between two modes: either Mode I (four modules plus a Research Paper) OR Mode II (two modules plus a Mini-thesis).
Contact: Professor BM Mupangavanhu – email@example.com (Program Coordinator)