Certificate in Corporate Governance study support


This broad, introductory course covers the principles of good governance across many different sectors. You will develop a strong core knowledge of corporate governance frameworks and codes, and be better placed to navigate governance structures, help mitigate potential issues, and support your organisation. Students who successfully complete the Level 4 Certificate in Corporate Governance qualification are eligible to become Affiliated members and continue to benefit from the knowledge and support of our governance and compliance community.

Download the Corporate Governance module syllabus.

Study text

If you have not yet downloaded your study text for this module and need it urgently, please email enquiries@cgi.org.uk or call +44 (0)20 7580 4741 during business hours.

Exam material

In the table below you will find:

  • Exam paper - this is the paper that was set at the exam session
  • Mark scheme - this is the document markers used to assess students' answers
  • Examiner's report - this is the examiner's comment on the examination performance
  • Student answers - for some sessions we can show examples of answers students wrote in the examination
  • Pass rates - These pass rates refer to exams from the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland and Associated Territories (all territories administered by the Chartered Governance Institute’s office in London).
Corporate Governance exam material
Exam sessionExam paperMark schemeExaminer's reportStudent answers
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June 2022 View View View
November 2021 View View View View 
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November 2020 View View View Exam paper 1
Exam paper 2
November 2019 View View View
June 2019 View View View

Response to question 17

Response to question 18

Sample paper  View
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Pass rates View


You will get details of upcoming webinars via email. Each session is recorded so you can view it at a time to suit you - view the recordings below:

  • Planning study: organisation and techniques February 2020 recording and slides.  This webinar provides guidance on organising study and time management, reading from the study text, note-taking, writing skills and how to use past exam papers and examiners' reports to help you prepare.

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