Financial Matters

In 2019-20 the course fee for the MCL is £31,500, £3,000 of which takes the form of a reservation fee to secure a place on the course after an offer of admission to the programme has been made.

In addition to the course fee, MCL students should anticipate outlays of at least £12,000 on accommodation, living expenses and travel.

Detailed University information about finance, including fees and living costs, is available in the finance section of the University's Graduate Admissions Office website.

General funding opportunities

The GAO's finance web pages also contain information about funding, including a funding database which prospective students can search to find sources of funding for which they are eligible, according to various criteria.

MCL funding opportunities

Faculty of Law MCL Scholarships for 2019-20

The Faculty of Law is pleased to be able to offer two scholarships for the Master of Corporate Law (MCL) course for the 2019-20 academic year.

The total value of each scholarship will be £31,500. The scholarships will pay the MCL course fee for two students undertaking the MCL course during the 2019-20 academic year. The scholarships will not cover maintenance (living costs), accommodation, or any other costs/expenses incurred by the recipients in respect of their MCL studies.

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Herbert Smith Freehills African-Asian Bursary 2019-20

The MCL Admissions Committee will, on the conclusion of the 2018-19 admissions round, consider afresh the academic results of those who fall within the parameters of the bursary scheme to determine the recipient (or recipients) of the Herbert Smith Freehills Bursary. Applicants who are nationals of a country in Africa and Asia are eligible. The MCL Admissions Committee will determine eligibility in the event of doubt.

The bursary (or bursaries) will be awarded on the basis of academic merit.

Richard Sykes QC Studentship in Corporate Law

Pembroke College offers the Richard Sykes QC Studentship in Corporate Law for one student at the college that covers fees for the MCL. More information is available on the Pembroke website.  

Please note that admission to the MCL is a separate process run by the Law Faculty and not by Pembroke College. Correspondingly, an MCL applicant to whom an offer has been made must fulfil all conditions associated with the offer notwithstanding that he or she may have been awarded the Studentship.

Travers Smith Bursary 2019-20

The MCL Travers Smith Bursary will be available for the 2019-20 MCL applications round. The bursary will be worth £6,000, and will be awarded to an MCL student with an outstanding past academic record who is not the recipient of any other bursary, scholarship or studentship.

New additions to MCL teaching team

The MCL Director is delighted to announce the recent appointments to the Faculty of Bobby Reddy and Ann Sofie Cloots. Read more

Laura Bradford to join MCL teaching team

Laura Bradford will teach the U.S. corporate law module as part of the MCL programme in 2019-20. 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