MSc Programme overview

This programme draws upon the established strengths of the Department of Law and the Department of Accounting. Both departments are rated in the highest category in the UK for their teaching and the Law Department was rated the top Law faculty in the the UK for the quality of its research in the recent 2008 Research Assessment Exercise. Both departments rank alongside the most highly rated departments in the subjects worldwide and have important relationships with professional and regulatory bodies. The staff in the Department of Law and the Department of Accounting make editorial contributions to top national and international journals as well as producing leading monographs and textbooks in their areas. They have pioneered many of the areas that are taught as part of this degree.

This is a full/part-time interdisciplinary programme aimed at qualified lawyers, accountants and also other suitably qualified individuals. It comprises four elements a core, compulsory course - Corporate Accountability: Topics in Legal and Accounting Regulation; one Law course; and one Accounting course (the choice of each depending upon your specialist background); and a further option in a relevant field.


MSc Programme benefits

  • An elite international student body selected by a highly competitive admissions criteria.

  • Provides a unique interdisciplinary approach to the study of legal and accounting regulation

  • Provides a broader academic context for the understanding of the technical aspects of both law and accounting

  • Goes beyond the traditional professional or MBA models

  • Accountants and lawyers are increasingly competing for work within the same arena and students with knowledge of both disciplines and their interaction are in high demand

  • The programme enhances a wide range of career paths.

  • The Core Course is taught jointly by eminent academics from the Law and Accounting departments

Programme Directors

Dr Eva Micheler (Law)

Dr Yasmine Chahed (Accounting)


Programme Staff

Dr Vasiliki Athanasakou (Accounting)

Dr Eduardo Baistrocchi (Law)

Dr Yasmine Chahed (Accounting)

Dr Carsten Gerner-Beuerle (Law)

Professor David Kershaw (Law)

Professor Richard Macve (Accounting)

Professor Niamh Moloney (Law)

Dr Julia Morley (Accounting)

Mr Christopher Noke (Accounting)

Ms Sarah Paterson (Law)

Professor Michael Power (Accounting)












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