Cambridge University

MASTERS DEGREE IN CORPORATE LAW (THE MCL)

In 2012 the University of Cambridge, a world-renowned centre of academic excellence in teaching and research, launched an exciting new Masters degree in Corporate Law (the MCL). This course, which offers students the opportunity to engage in detailed study of the legal and regulatory framework within which companies are governed and financed, is now a core component of the academic curriculum which the Cambridge Law Faculty offers.

The MCL, a full-time nine-month programme, is taught by the Cambridge Law Faculty's team of corporate lawyers, widely recognised as one of the strongest in the corporate law field. The MCL, the first entirely new degree in Law to be established by Cambridge University since the nineteenth century, has been designed to combine practical insights with academic and theoretical rigour. It is therefore an ideal graduate programme both for those wishing to strengthen their credentials as business lawyers, and for those who have a career in the academic or regulatory sectors in mind.

Read on to find out more about the exciting programme Cambridge University's MCL offers, and how you can become a part of it.

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Rapid changes to the legal world provide the departure point for the launch of MCL. Read more.

The MCL will be a valuable asset for those seeking to differentiate themselves in the rapidly evolving area of corporate-oriented legal practice. Read more.

The University of Cambridge combines a distinguished history with a vibrant, forward-looking educational and research mission. Read more.

Key similarities and differences between the MCL and LLM. Read more.

Mark Smith to join MCL teaching team in 2018-19

Mark Smith will be joining the programme in the 2018-19 academic year, as co-instructor for the Law Firm as a Business module alongside Tim Bellis. Read more

MCL student-alumni buddy scheme launched

This year the Faculty has launched a new scheme which pairs each MCL student with a suitable 'buddy' from our international alumni network. Read more

MCL Student Profiles

Read about some of the MCL graduates and their experiences of studying at Cambridge. Read more

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