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About

You may have existing experience in law, finance or general business and want to expand your horizons across the corporate sector with this Corporate Governance from Leeds Beckett University.

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Overview

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 Corporate Governance from Leeds Beckett University  is accredited as meeting the Chartered Secretaries Qualifying Scheme (CSQS), 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.

Career

Corporate governance, and the related areas of business ethics and stakeholder theory, are increasingly recognised as being significant for business success and sustainability. This course will allow you to demonstrate a critical, ethical and reflective approach to these key areas within current practice and may help you progress your career to work at a senior ‘boardroom’ level across the private, public and tertiary sectors. 

Completing this course and the accompanying GradICSA status will raise your opportunities to work internationally or locally in roles such as executive manager, corporate consultant, business mentor, and business analyst.

  • Company secretary
  • Executive director
  • Non-executive director
  • Chair

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dissertation
  • Risk Management
  • Applied Corporate Law
  • Interpreting Financial and Accounting Information
  • Corporate Secretarial Practice
  • Boardroom Dynamics
  • The Practice of Governance, Leadership & Strategy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

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.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
79
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. 
  • All suitable candidates will be required to attend an interview as part of the selection process. 
  • All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5950 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

 

Funding

 

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