This internationally-recognised qualification gives you the knowledge and skills needed to advise decision-making authorities on governance-related issues affecting private, voluntary and public sector organisations (for NHS organisations, see our Advanced Certificate in Health Service Governance qualification).
Leading to a Level 6 (graduate-level) qualification, it will enable you to interpret the frameworks underlying corporate governance law to support the development of good governance practices and effective stakeholder dialogue throughout your organisation, whilst being aware of legal obligations and best practice.
Students who successfully complete the Advanced Certificate in Corporate Governance are eligible to become Affiliated members and continue to benefit from the knowledge and support of our governance and compliance community.
This certificate is designed for those working as a governance professional, but in particular those in a company secretarial-related role or as part of a governance team, or in a legal or accountancy role with governance duties. Job roles include:
The Advanced Certificate in Corporate Governance is an open-entry qualification, although we recommend that students are working in a relevant role and/or have some work experience in the area.
This course covers:
Assessment of the course is via a three hour exam, taken in June or November.
Detailed information on the syllabus, a sample exam paper and an extract from the study text are available in the qualification Discovery Pack.
Recommended study time for the whole course is 200 hours.
The following study options are available to those studying the Advanced Certificate in Corporate Governance.
You will receive an e-copy of the study text as part of your tuition fee, available to download on MyCG, and you will have access to the following study support:
You also have access to module-specific webinars and recordings, presented by the examiner of the module.
Please note: Choosing to use a tuition partner will incur tuition fees to be paid direct to the provider, on top of your student fees.
Students for this qualification pay a single one-off fee, which covers the cost of the study text and a single exam registration.
There are fees applicable for exam resits and postponements as shown below. While the full fees apply for students in the UK, EU and Crown Dependencies, those in many other countries pay reduced rates.
|UK and overseas
|Single fee (includes one exam registration and study text)
If you have any questions, or would like to speak to someone about this qualification, please contact us.