Taught course

Corporate Governance with Graduate ICSA

London South Bank University · Accounting and Finance

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Entry requirements

  • Normally a relevant honours degree (minimum lower second) in accounting and finance, UK law, business studies or economics. Other degrees and equivalent qualifications will be considered on merit
  • Completion of all levels of the CCAB professional examinations and ICSA Diploma in Business
  • Completion of all levels of CIMA examinations
  • Other (non-relevant) qualifications will be considered if students have relevant business experience

For full entry requirements please visit https://www.lsbu.ac.uk/courses/course-finder/corporate-governance-icsa-msc#course_tab_entry_requirements

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This course provides a sound understanding of corporate governance and leadership from investor and stakeholder perspectives. It will develop your ability to appreciate and influence the factors governing corporate affairs.

The programme is academically rigorous and meets the needs of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) giving full exemption from ICSA's professional examinations. Successful students gain Grad ICSA status in addition to the Masters. Those with the relevant work experience can apply for chartered secretary status and use the post-nominal ACIS.

Core modules

· Creativity Enterprise and Innovation

· Curiosity, Creativity and Research

· Research in Action

· Management Consultancy in a Global Environment

· Capstone Business Project

· Company Administration and Compliance

· Corporate and Business Law

· Developing Strategic Direction

· Effective Boardroom Dynamics

· Financial Reporting and Decision Making

· Governance and Leadership

· Organisational Risk Management and Internal Controls

· Regulatory environment of Risk Management

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    January start is also available and runs for 15 months.

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0) 20 7815 6100