This LLM Corporate Governance and Law/Grad ICSA degree course at University of Portsmouth is designed for law and non-law graduates, practising lawyers and business professionals. You'll be eligible, after you graduate, for the GradICSA qualification from ICSA (Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators), and if you have relevant work experience you may also be able to apply for ACIS status (Associate in the Chartered Institute of Secretaries).
This course is available to study on either a full-time or part-time basis. Graduates of subjects other than law will undertake a compulsory module to introduce them to some core principles of English law.
What you will experience?
On this course, you'll:
When you graduate from this course, you'll have a thorough knowledge of corporate governance issues and the skills and confidence to advance your career.
If you choose to work as a chartered secretary, you can enter senior roles in a number of industries, in both the private and public sectors. Your qualification will give you international recognition, and you'll have the opportunity to work overseas.
We'll provide you with as much support as possible in finding employment through close industrial contacts, careers events, recruitment fairs and individual advice.
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You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Schedule IELTS
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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