Postgraduate MSc

Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance

Course Overview

  • Institution code


    L27
  • Main location


    City Campus
  • Attendance


    Full-Time
  • Duration


    1 Year
  • Start date


    17 Jan 2022

The company secretary is a strategic and influential position that sits at the heart of governance operations within an organisation. As a qualified Company Secretary, you could have great influence on the ethical and moral quality of boardroom decision-making and actions, giving you the opportunity to make a positive impact in the world.

You may have existing experience in law, finance or general business and want to expand your horizons across the corporate sector. The role of company secretary enables you to work at the governance heart of an organisation, and potentially to work across a range of different organisational structures, presenting a dynamic career route.

This programme is accredited as meeting the Chartered Governance Qualifying Programme (CGQP), and as such will enable you to develop a strong understanding of governance and general management theory. Our module teaching teams will encourage you to challenge current modes of thinking and to generate new ideas to improve your professional practice. During the programme you will gain a highly specialised set of board-level leadership skills, enabling you to recognise, analyse and influence the factors governing corporate affairs.

Company secretary is a strategic and influential position that sits at the heart of governance operations within an organisation. As a qualified Company Secretary, you could have great influence on the ethical and moral quality of boardroom decision-making and actions, giving you the opportunity to make a positive impact in the world.

Enhance Your Careers and Future Prospects

Find out more about becoming a governance professional including the qualities and competencies required, possible career paths, typical pay levels and qualifications in the The Chartered Governance Institute brochure.

The Chartered Governance Institute Competency Framework

See what it takes to be a high performing Company Secretary in the The Chartered Governance Institute competency framework.

Research Excellence Framework 2014

Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.

This course will help you transform your outlook and will enable you to cultivate a global perspective in order to make a difference in the world. You will develop current theoretical knowledge which has practical value for any middle or senior manager, executive, or self-employed entrepreneur looking to develop a practical understanding of corporate governance. You will work with and share best practice ideas with fellow peers, and will have the opportunity to attend guest lectures with experts from industry.

This course will provide an established route into a range of senior boardroom, governance and leadership careers including the role of Chartered Secretary. The valuable theoretical and practical experience you will gain on this programme will be attractive to employers who potentially may wish to sponsor you to complete this qualification.

Senior Company Secretaries can expect to demand a six-figure salary.

Why study Corporate Governance at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Access to international networks
  2. Become a resilient and authentic leader
  3. Focus on your direct route to the boardroom
  4. Access to a world class peer group
  5. Develop your ability to influence
  6. Opportunities to gain insight through Leeds Business School guest lectures

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