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Are you looking to expand your knowledge in the ever-changing world of business decision-making?
Organisations are increasingly held responsible for their business decisions and there is an ever-growing importance on ethical behaviours and corporate social responsibility (CSR). The Master of Science Corporate Governance and Ethics Online is designed by real world industry experts to provide you with the professional skills and in-depth understanding of the ethical and legal issues surrounding business decision making. You will explore the functioning of corporate governance within an organisation and develop an enhanced understanding of ethical decision-making and CSR.
Our online MSc Corporate Governance and Ethics course enables you to work at the governance heart of an organisation and work across a range of different organisational structures, presenting a dynamic career path.
Graduates from this course will have the knowledge and the skills to understand the importance of ethical business behaviours as well as the current policy trends and developments in company law affecting director and managerial decisions.
The MSc Corporate Governance and Ethics – Online programme can be studied full-time over a 12 month period or part-time over a 21 month period providing flexibility around your commitments.
Got questions about online study? Our Online Programmes Director, Navdeep Chouhan, answers some frequently asked questions about studying online with us.
2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualification(s).Entry requirements
This course is available Full-Time (1 year) and Part-Time (2 years).
February 2024See all Start Dates
You can apply directly with The University of Law to study one of our online courses.
Our MSc Corporate Governance and Ethics Online course is designed to ensure you gain a comprehensive understanding of the most important concepts in corporate governance in a global context as well as an enhanced understanding of ethical decision-making and CSR. Students will critically assess business activities and decision-making in the context of sustainable economic growth and its meaning to organisations, governments, and society.
The course is delivered by academics with extensive practical experience to ensure that research is combined with relevant real-life application. Students will apply theoretical concepts to real-life case studies in a practice-based environment and will have the opportunity to develop links with employers and professional bodies.
Upon completion of this course, students will be knowledgeable, competent and effective business managers with a strong understanding of corporate governance and ethical business behaviours.
Graduates will be highly sought after by employers as attitudes within the corporate world are changing in line with society.
Should you be unable to complete the full MSc Corporate Governance and Ethics Online programme, you may still be awarded a Diploma or Certificate depending on terms completed.
Enjoy Flexibility – studying at our online campus gives you the opportunity to work at your own pace and around your other commitments, within given deadlines, and at your preferred time of day, with the benefit of our expertise, experience and employability focus.
Our programmes will save you the time and money on commuting to and from campus and allow you to study anywhere, across devices, however you can be reassured that the course won’t be compromised on quality or be less demanding than our on campus courses.
The application deadlines for our February 2024 intake are as follows:
This course is available Full-Time (1 year) and Part-Time (2 years). For Full-Time study mode students will complete 60 credits each semester and for Part-Time 30 credits each semester.
Helping you become more employable is our priority and we are the only business school in the UK to offer professional development coaching to all our postgraduate students. You will benefit from our Professional Development Module including one to one professional coaching and a bespoke Personal Development Plan.
This is testament to our dedication to helping you achieve your ambitions.
To find out more about how you can benefit from our professional development support, watch our short video.
The course demands show you the requirements, prior knowledge and commitments our course will involve.
You can also study this course at one of our campuses across the UK. If you’re looking for a more traditional university experience, why not consider studying on campus?
You will be assessed formally through a mix of individual assignments, group work and Dissertation/Project work.
This course has an innovatively flexible structure, with specific assessments that are conducive to effective learning.
We care about your career, which is why we offer support with job applications and other work experience opportunities as soon as you accept your place.Discover more
2023/24 Course Fee (for courses starting on or after 1 July 2023)
By studying a Master's degree you could be eligible for a Postgraduate Loan.
If you’re a ULaw alumnus, you may be eligible to receive our £1000 Academic Master's Alumni Discount.
We also have a range of scholarships and bursaries available to help you invest in your future.
We have students from over 120 different countries throughout our campuses, with a dedicated team to help international students.