Postgraduate MSc

Corporate Governance (Top Up)

Enhance your Chartered Governance Institute (CGI) qualification. You’ll complete a master’s dissertation to achieve a postgraduate degree in corporate governance.

Corporate Governance (Top Up)

Course Overview

  • Institution code


    L27
  • Main location


    City Campus
  • Attendance


    Part-Time
  • Duration


    1 Year
  • Start date


    18 Sep 2023

As part of this course, you’ll:

  • Complete your dissertation, an in-depth project focused on enhancing corporate governance practice, supported by an expert tutor
  • Define your own area of investigation, be that corporate governance, compliance or social responsibility and performance
  • Aim to support your professional development and improve the corporate governance of your organisation so it becomes a beacon for good practice 
  • Study part-time with the support of an applied business school, so you’re able to fit your studies into your professional schedule

Build on your experience

This course will enable you to build on your existing knowledge as a graduate of the Chartered Governance Institute, having completed the Chartered Governance Qualifying Programme, or a similar qualification. 

Corporate governance on the agenda

Following high-profile organisational scandals, effective corporate governance and the need for transparency and fairness in business is high on the agenda around the world. As a result, organisations are under scrutiny, and pressure is on company secretaries to become more effective in developing good business conduct. This course will give you a holistic perspective of the governance eco-system and challenges. It will enable you to provide more considered solutions to complex business dilemmas.

Your academic community

You’ll join a collaborative academic community in an applied business school, right in the heart of the city. Specialist academic staff will support you as you define and research your dissertation. 

Why study Corporate Governance (Top-Up) at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Gain a holistic perspective of the governance eco-system and challenges
  2. Develop considered solutions to complex business dilemmas
  3. Collaborative academic community
  4. Part-time study
  5. Gain insight through Leeds Business School guest lectures

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