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 (formely The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators or ICSA) and The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS).

The Chartered Governance Institute
The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS)

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Industry Background

Banking, finance, insurance
Consulting, professional services
Electricity, gas, water
IT, technology, telecommunications
Nonprofit, education, public sector
Real estate
Restaurants, hotels
Transport, storage

Industry Level

Middle-level management
Professionals taking on governance responsibility

Academic Background

Arts and Humanities
Business and Management
Communication, Journalism and Broadcasting
Information Technology
Social Sciences
Programme: Corporate Governance and Compliance
Degree Awarded: Master of Science
Degree Type: Taught Master
Year of Entry: 2019
Programme Duration: Full-time: 1-year / Part-time: 1.5-year
Funding Nature: Self-financed
Tuition Fee: HK$172,500/programme
Location: The Wing Lung Bank Building for Business Studies, Shaw Campus, HKBU
Admission Requirements: click here for details
Brochure: Download here
Application Procedures: click here for details
Application Period: 2 January to 29 March 2019
FACULTY: School of Business