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MSc Corporate Governance

Delivered in Guernsey by Bournemouth University, this exciting course will provide you with a highly specialised set of skills and develop your ability to appreciate and influence the factors governing corporate affairs.

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Please note that this course is not recruiting for September 2021 and is currently under review to transition to fully online delivery, starting in January 2022. Please register your interest and we will let you know when applications open for January 2022 entry.

Why study MSc Corporate Governance at BU? 

  • Delivered at the GTA University Centre in Guernsey by Bournemouth University 
  • Developed in close collaboration with The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland (CGIUKI), you will qualify with graduate status of CGIUKI (GradCG) 
  • Develop your ability to appreciate and influence the factors governing corporate affairs 
  • Undertake a significant piece of self-managed research in an area that interests you in relation to your course 
  • Learn an employable mix of finance, law and governance focusing on the role of corporate administration 
  • Graduate career-ready with specialised skills in all areas of business and enter roles such as Analyst, Management Associate, Financial Consultant. 

About the GTA University Centre, Guernsey 

Since 2006 the GTA is proud to be awarded University Centre status by Bournemouth University. This recognised the joint belief that access to higher education should be widened and made available in ways that fully implemented equal opportunities and ensured that students were involved in educational experiences that gave rise to personal and social fulfilment; as well as looking to meet local needs for a better-educated and skilled population. 

Key information

Next start date:

January 2022


GTA University Centre, Guernsey


27 months

Relevant subjects:

All subjects considered

Entry requirements:

A Bachelors Honours degree, 2:2 or above, or equivalent.

Course details

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Entry requirements


The majority of career opportunities will lie within the company secretarial and finance functions, but the programme will also be invaluable to any aspiring senior manager or for those running their own company.

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Our staff

On this course you will be taught by staff with relevant expertise and knowledge appropriate to the content of the unit. This could include senior academic staff, qualified professional practitioners and research students, many of whom are actively engaged in research and/or professional practice which is integrated into the teaching of this course. Please note that teaching staff can change.

What our students say

Diana Giuliana

The course has taught me to be better in group work and communicate with other nationalities which is very important for companies which should enhance my employability.

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Professor Steve Letza

The postgraduate framework consists of a number of elements at the heart of which are the Finance subjects themselves but around that sits a number of related topics.

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