Leeds Beckett University

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: Leeds Beckett University (formerly Leeds Metropolitan University)

Corporate Governance (Taught)

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Course summary

**Develop the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to work as a company secretary. You’ll prepare for a dynamic career at the governance heart of an organisation. This programme is accredited as meeting the Chartered Governance Qualifying Programme (CGQP).** This course will enable you to expand your horizons across the corporate sector. You might have existing experience in law, finance or general business. As part of this course, you’ll:

  • Transform your outlook and cultivate a global perspective
  • Develop the knowledge and skills you’ll need as a company secretary
  • Prepare for a dynamic career potentially working across a range of different organisational structures
  • Gain a strong understanding of governance and general management theory
  • Be encouraged by your tutors to challenge current modes of thinking and to generate new ideas to improve your professional practice
  • Work with your peers to share best practice and generate new ideas
  • Gain a highly specialised set of board-level leadership skills that will enable you to recognise, analyse and influence the factors governing corporate affairs
Find out more Make a positive impact 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. 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. Enhance your prospects This course will provide an established route into a range of senior boardroom, governance and leadership careers, including the role of chartered secretary. Why study Corporate Governance at Leeds Beckett University...
  • Access to international networks
  • Become a resilient and authentic leader
  • Focus on your direct route to the boardroom
  • Access to a world-class peer group
  • Develop your ability to influence
  • Gain insight through Leeds Business School guest lectures


Core Modules:

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

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree in a related subject or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. IELTS: 6.0 with no skill below 5.5 (or equivalent).

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Corporate Governance at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS