University of Northampton

University of Northampton

Corporate Governance and Leadership

This programme of study is designed specifically for those that hold a finance, accounting, law or business qualification at undergraduate level and who wish to develop knowledge and/or pursue a career as a chartered secretary or in a related field. This degree exposes the student to a range of business issues and problems that may require complex solutions. The programme is challenging and will meet the requirements of the ICSA professional qualification. The degree also introduces students to key leadership issues critical in the development of organisational strategy. The course provides students with a global perspective on these 2 key areas of fundamental importance to businesses and society globally. This programme is designed to provide a sound understanding of corporate governance and leadership from corporate, investor and stakeholder perspectives. The programme is also benchmarked against the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and on completion graduates will be eligible for the award of Grad ICSA. (Individuals are responsible for paying any professional membership or other administrative fees).

Entry requirements

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

Course modules

Typical modules: corporate reporting; corporate social responsibility and governance; applied and corporate law; financial and business strategy; corporate secretarial practice; global financial strategy; strategic leadership.

Assessment methods

The course has a mixture of assessment involving essays, reports and examinations, plus a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 11,700 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,700 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Park Campus Northampton NN2 7AL East Midlands

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