Corporate Governance and Leadership MSc

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Location
Start Date
Duration
1 Year
Location
Waterside
Start Date
September

Overview Updated 19/10/2018

The role of the chartered secretary is varied, stimulating and the role of the chartered secretary is pivotal within modern business. The responsibilities of the chartered secretary include accounting and financial management, research and business planning, economics, human resources, company secretaryship and general management. This course prepares you to thrive in a constantly changing environment, providing you with an understanding of a range of business disciplines such as common law, corporate governance, risk management, taxation, accounting and industrial relations.

Course

Highlights

  • ICSA accreditation
  • Flexible part time study available

Additional

Information

ICSA accreditation

This degree is benchmarked against the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and on completion of the course you will be eligible for the award of Grad ICSA. Please note that you will be responsible for paying any professional membership or other administrative fees.

Course Details

The MSc Corporate Governance and Leadership provides you with a global perspective on two key areas of fundamental importance to businesses and society globally. This course is designed to provide you with a sound understanding of corporate governance and leadership from corporate, investor and stakeholder perspectives. The degree is also benchmarked against the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and on completion of the course you will be eligible for the award of Grad ICSA. Please note that you will be responsible for paying any professional membership or other administrative fees.

Read more…

Open Days

See for yourself

Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

Each Open Day has a postgraduate stall, where you can speak with tutors about the postgraduate courses that interest you, to give you all the information you need about studying at the University of Northampton.

To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

Careers

Career Opportunities

Chartered Secretaries can work in a number of different careers and across a variety of sectors including corporate, not-for-profit and charity. Graduates from this course have also gone on to work as company secretaries for FTSE100 companies, chief executive positions and as directors of legal services or finance.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

0300 303 2772
+44 (0)1604 892134
+44 (0)1604 892546

 

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have an undergraduate degree or a Postgraduate Diploma in a relevant subject obtained from a UK university or an equivalent degree or Postgraduate Diploma from a recognised university abroad. We also accept professional qualifications such as ACA, ACCA, CIMA, AIB, ACII etc, if they are obtained by examination.

English Language Requirements

All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

  • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent)
    for study at postgraduate level.

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

Course Content

  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Governance (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: FINM024
    Core Module Y
  • Applied Corporate and Business Law (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: FINM038
    Core Module Y
  • Financial and Business Strategy (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: FINM010
    Core Module Y
  • Corporate Secretarial Practice (20 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: FINM032
    Core Module Y
  • Strategic Leadership (10 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: HRMM042
    Core Module Y
  • Financial Reporting and Analysis (10 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: FINM030
    Core Module Y
  • Corporate Finance (10 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: FINM031
    Core Module Y
  • The Effective Manager (10 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: HRMM020
    Core Module Y
  • Dissertation and Research Methods (60 Credits) Credits)
    Module code: FINM025
    Core Module Y

Facilities &

Special Features

  • ICSA accreditation
  • dedicated staff who are specialists within their field
  • link to professional courses

Alumni 20% Discount

Our Graduate Discount Scheme

If you have previously studied an undergraduate degree with the University of Northampton, you may be eligible for a 20% discount on Postgraduate course fees.

Visit our Graduate Discount Scheme page to find out more information and eligibility requirements.

Postgraduate Loan

Get funding to study

If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 2018/19 either full-time or part-time you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan of up to £10,609 through Student finance England.

Visit the GOV website for more information on eligibility.

Fees & Funding

19/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £7,300
Part Time: £3,240 (Year one 80 Credits) £4050 (Year two 100 Credits)

18/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £7,150
Part Time: £3,180 (Year one 80 Credits) £3,975 (Year two 100 Credits)

 

19/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

International: £12,750 full-time (part-time £1,415 per 20 credits)

18/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

International: £12,200 full-time (part-time £1,355 per 20 credits)

 

Scholarships

EU and International Scholarships

Sir Thomas White Scholarship

The Sir Thomas White scholarship will support and acknowledge an academically gifted student, with the proviso that the selection panel is confident that there is…

TD Lewis Scholarship

The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

The Chancellor's Fund

The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

Wilson Endowment Scholarship

The Wilson Endowment Scholarship provides a £1,500 scholarship to undergraduate students from the Northamptonshire area. The endowed scholarship was donated in memory of Mr Lynn Wilson,…

Part Time Study

Courses offered on a part time basis are an excellent way of gaining a qualification around a busy home life or job. The University of Northampton recognises that many of our students have family and work commitments and offer various courses on a part time study basis, working flexibly around your requirements.

A lot of our courses can be completed part-time, so you can fit your studies around your life. The majority of part-time and professional courses start in October. Please apply as soon as possible to ensure we have your details before your course starts.


*Course data provided by Unistats

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Updated 19/10/2018

  • The role of the chartered secretary is varied, stimulating and the role of the chartered secretary is pivotal within modern business. The responsibilities of the chartered secretary include accounting and financial management, research and business planning, economics, human resources, company secretaryship and general management. This course prepares you to thrive in a constantly changing environment, providing you with an understanding of a range of business disciplines such as common law, corporate governance, risk management, taxation, accounting and industrial relations.

    Course

    Highlights

    • ICSA accreditation
    • Flexible part time study available
  • The MSc Corporate Governance and Leadership provides you with a global perspective on two key areas of fundamental importance to businesses and society globally. This course is designed to provide you with a sound understanding of corporate governance and leadership from corporate, investor and stakeholder perspectives. The degree is also benchmarked against the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and on completion of the course you will be eligible for the award of Grad ICSA. Please note that you will be responsible for paying any professional membership or other administrative fees.

    Read more…

    Additional

    Information

    ICSA accreditation

    This degree is benchmarked against the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and on completion of the course you will be eligible for the award of Grad ICSA. Please note that you will be responsible for paying any professional membership or other administrative fees.

    • See for yourself

      Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

      Each Open Day has a postgraduate stall, where you can speak with tutors about the postgraduate courses that interest you, to give you all the information you need about studying at the University of Northampton.

      To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

    • Career Opportunities

      Chartered Secretaries can work in a number of different careers and across a variety of sectors including corporate, not-for-profit and charity. Graduates from this course have also gone on to work as company secretaries for FTSE100 companies, chief executive positions and as directors of legal services or finance.

  • Applicants should have an undergraduate degree or a Postgraduate Diploma in a relevant subject obtained from a UK university or an equivalent degree or Postgraduate Diploma from a recognised university abroad. We also accept professional qualifications such as ACA, ACCA, CIMA, AIB, ACII etc, if they are obtained by examination.

    English Language Requirements

    All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

    • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent)
      for study at postgraduate level.

    For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    • Corporate Social Responsibility and Governance (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: FINM024
      Core Module Y
    • Applied Corporate and Business Law (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: FINM038
      Core Module Y
    • Financial and Business Strategy (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: FINM010
      Core Module Y
    • Corporate Secretarial Practice (20 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: FINM032
      Core Module Y
    • Strategic Leadership (10 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: HRMM042
      Core Module Y
    • Financial Reporting and Analysis (10 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: FINM030
      Core Module Y
    • Corporate Finance (10 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: FINM031
      Core Module Y
    • The Effective Manager (10 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: HRMM020
      Core Module Y
    • Dissertation and Research Methods (60 Credits) Credits)
      Module code: FINM025
      Core Module Y
    • Our Graduate Discount Scheme

      If you have previously studied an undergraduate degree with the University of Northampton, you may be eligible for a 20% discount on Postgraduate course fees.

      Visit our Graduate Discount Scheme page to find out more information and eligibility requirements.

    • Get funding to study

      If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 2018/19 either full-time or part-time you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan of up to £10,609 through Student finance England.

      Visit the GOV website for more information on eligibility.

  • 19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £7,300
    Part Time: £3,240 (Year one 80 Credits) £4050 (Year two 100 Credits)

    18/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £7,150
    Part Time: £3,180 (Year one 80 Credits) £3,975 (Year two 100 Credits)

     

    19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    International: £12,750 full-time (part-time £1,415 per 20 credits)

    18/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    International: £12,200 full-time (part-time £1,355 per 20 credits)

     

    Scholarships

    EU and International Scholarships

    Sir Thomas White Scholarship

    The Sir Thomas White scholarship will support and acknowledge an academically gifted student, with the proviso that the selection panel is confident that there is…

    TD Lewis Scholarship

    The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

    The Chancellor's Fund

    The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

    Wilson Endowment Scholarship

    The Wilson Endowment Scholarship provides a £1,500 scholarship to undergraduate students from the Northamptonshire area. The endowed scholarship was donated in memory of Mr Lynn Wilson,…

  • Courses offered on a part time basis are an excellent way of gaining a qualification around a busy home life or job. The University of Northampton recognises that many of our students have family and work commitments and offer various courses on a part time study basis, working flexibly around your requirements.

    A lot of our courses can be completed part-time, so you can fit your studies around your life. The majority of part-time and professional courses start in October. Please apply as soon as possible to ensure we have your details before your course starts.

*Course data provided by Unistats

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour