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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

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.

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 programme is accredited as meeting the Chartered Governance Qualifying Programme (CGQP), 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.

TEACHING & LEARNING

Independent study is a crucial part of learning at university and you will be required to undertake many hours of self-directed research and reading, and preparation and writing of assessments. Your course is delivered through a number of modules, which will help you to plan your time and establish a study routine. Outside of your lectures, workshops and tutorials, a range of support is available to assist with your independent study. Our subject-specific librarians will be on hand to direct you to the specialist learning and study-skill resources. You’ll also be assigned an academic advisor to give you tailored feedback and support.

Our silver status in the latest Teaching Excellence Framework, reflects our commitment to deliver high-quality teaching, learning and outcomes for our students.

Tuition fees

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£ 14,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Leeds Beckett University

  • University League Table

    118th

  • Campus address

    Leeds Beckett University, City Campus, Leeds, Leeds, LS1 3HE, England

Leeds Beckett University is a global university, with an alumni community based in 153 countries around the world.
Degrees available to study in-country in China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Mauritius, Nepal and Singapore. In-country staff provide application support and advice.
International students are eligible for scholarships of up to £5,000.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    98th out of 123 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    100 46%

    107th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    63 63%

    90th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    39th

    28

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