University of Northampton: Corporate Governance and Leadership

InstitutionUniversity of Northampton
Department Faculty of Business and Law
Telephone 0300 303 2772
Study type Taught


This course is aimed at you if you hold a finance, accounting, law or business qualification at undergraduate level and wish to develop your knowledge and potentially pursue a career as a chartered secretary or in a related field.

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.

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.


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