The mission of the MSc in Corporate Governance and Compliance is to provide specialized training and practical knowledge to prepare directors, company secretaries and compliance professionals for strengthening the sustainability and accountability of their organizations. The School of Business aims to achieve all that with an expert teaching team and innovative curriculum.

Students will receive an all-rounded education in corporate governance to meet the challenges of an increasingly complex regulatory environment and ever-rising expectation of shareholders and stakeholders.

The programme contains 8 core courses and 2 electives. It is available in both full time and part time modes to suit individual study preference. Qualified applicants who are interested in corporate governance of commercial companies and NGO are welcome.

Graduates of the Programme are eligible to apply for full exemption from the examination requirements of The Chartered Governance Institute (CGI) and The Hong Kong Chartered Governance Institute (HKCGI).

The Chartered Governance Institute (CGI)
The Hong Kong Chartered Governance Institute (HKCGI)

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Industry Background

Banking, Finance and Insurance
Consulting and Professional services
Electricity, Gas and Water
IT and Technology
Nonprofit, Education and Public sector
Real Estate

Industry Level

Directors, Senior and Middle-level Management
Company Secretaries and Compliance Professionals
Professionals from other Industry

Academic Background

Arts and Humanities
Business, Management and Law
Communication, Journalism and Broadcasting
Science and Technology
Social Science and Education
Programme: Corporate Governance and Compliance
Degree Awarded: Master of Science
Degree Type: Taught Master
Year of Entry: 2024
Programme Duration: Full-time: 1-year / Part-time: 1.5-year
Funding Nature: Self-financed
Tuition Fee: HK$217,350/programme
Location: The Wing Lung Bank Building for Business Studies, Shaw Campus, HKBU
Admission Requirements: click here for details
Application Procedures: click here for details
Application Period: 02 January to 30 April 2024
Faculty: School of Business