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Corporate Governance

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Master
24 months
Duration
16925 USD/year
12640 USD/year
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About

The Master of Corporate Governance (MCG) programme aims to provide an educational pathway for business or business-related degree graduates to specialise in corporate governance. 

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Overview

It equips corporate administrators, including chief executive officers, directors, financial controllers, treasurers, company secretaries and holders of other key corporate positions, with a sound knowledge of, and competency in, corporate governance so that they can effectively participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of corporate financial policies and strategies.

On completion of the MCG programme, graduates will be able to:

  • Appreciate the importance of business ethics pertaining to various corporate governance issues;
  • Comprehend best practices in respect of corporate governance, as required to achieve higher standards of corporate behaviour;
  • Develop a critical law and regulation insight and appreciate the role of law and regulation in corporate governance;
  • Apply the corporate accounting and finance concepts and financial reporting practices in accounting and financial planning, control and decision making;
  • Comprehend and appreciate management accounting controls, information systems, principles of organization and strategy theories and their application to corporate management;
  • Explain and apply current Hong Kong taxation law and practices to advise on tax implications in corporate management and decision making;
  • Comprehend and appreciate the legal aspects involved in company matters and the corporate governance system of both Hong Kong and PRC companies; and
  • Fulfil exemption requirements of relevant professional bodies, including the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA), and the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Corporate Financial Accounting
  • Corporate Law
  • Corporate Taxation & Tax Planning
  • Organisation Management & Strategy
  • Corporate Administration
  • Corporate Governance
  • Business Risk Management
  • Securities Regulations & Practice
  • Strategic China Tax Planning & Management

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 alternative credits

Initial Registration Credits

  • 3 for local students
  • 6 for non-local students

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's or higher degree in a business or business-related discipline awarded by a recognised university, or other qualifications deemed equivalent by the Admissions Committee;
  • To meet the minimum entrance requirements, applicants should have studied basic accounting and law or business law at the undergraduate level.

If you are not a native speaker of English, and your Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification is awarded by institutions where the medium of instruction is not English, you are expected to fulfil the University’s minimum English language requirement for admission purpose. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16925 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33850 USD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    12640 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25281 USD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • HK$196,500 per programme for local students
  • HK$263,100 per programme for non-local students

Funding

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