Corporate Governanceand Business EthicsPostgraduate Programme Brochure MSc/MRes Corporate Governance and Business Ethics PG Certificate in Corporate Governance and Business Ethics MSc Management with Corporate Governance and Business Ethics
Birkbeck, Department of ManagementBirkbeck is a world-class research and teaching Corporate Governance andinstitution, a vibrant centre of academic Business Ethicsexcellence and London’s only specialist providerof evening higher education, supporting the needs These programmes are designed for thoseof students who are balancing daytime work or wishing to better understand the complex andother commitments with evening study. We dynamic relationships between organizations andencourage applications from students without their stakeholders. The role of governance is totraditional qualifications and we have a wide set out the rules within which an organisationrange of programmes to suit every entry level. must operate – and to ensure those rules areOur academic reputation also attracts many observed. Its focus is on a range of issuestraditional full-time postgraduate students as concerning the proper management ofwell as international students. Students from over organizations. Corporate governance is thus120 countries study at our campus in the centre central to the evolution of strategy and policyof London. They are attracted by our prestigious – and hence, effective management.University of London degrees, our world-classacademics and our reputation for excellence in In addition to the full MSc and MRes in Corporateteaching. Birkbeck consistently ranks number one Governance and Business Ethics, Birkbeck alsoin the UK National Student Surveys, both for offers a Postgraduate Certificate. This is designedquality of teaching and student satisfaction. for students wishing to acquire a thorough understanding of the theoretical background andBased in the School of Business, Economics practical issues raised by governance and to beand Informatics, the Department of Management able to apply them to the evolution of strategy inis an internationally recognised centre of a shorter period of time than required for theexcellence in teaching, research and consultancy MSc/MRes. On completion of the PG Certificate,in the broad field of management. The students will be able to choose to continueDepartment of Management offers a range studying towards a PG Diploma or progress toof postgraduate courses that can be studied the MSc. The MSc Management is also availableeither full- or part-time: with a specialist stream in Corporate Governance and Business Ethics.• Business Innovation• Corporate Governance and Business Ethics Since many Birkbeck students are working,• International Business postgraduate study brings together those with relevant experience and an interest in developing• International Business and Development further. The programmes are relevant to directors• Management and non-executive board members, managers,• Marketing consultants and those interested in governance,• International Marketing corporate social responsibility and ethics in the• Sport Management and the private, public and voluntary sectors. Business of Football The programmes combine specialist taught• Sport Marketing courses with general training in management, business organization, strategy and research methods. For the MSc and MRes, Students also complete a dissertation on a chosen topic covered by the programme, supervised by a member of staff doing research in this area. The programmes also draw on the expertise of Birkbeck’s London Centre for Corporate Governance and Ethics, a leading centre for research and policy advice. For more information, please go to our website www.lccge.bbk.ac.uk
Programme Structure MSc Management with Corporate Governance and Business EthicsMSc Corporate Governance and Business Ethics Compulsory modulesCompulsory modules • Principles of Organization and Management• Corporate Governance • Research Methods in Management I• Corporate Responsibility • Strategic Management• International Business Ethics • Corporate Governance• Principles of Organization and Management • Corporate Responsibility• Research Methods in Management I • International Business EthicsPlus one (up to three) from: Plus two optional modules (from a selection of• Accounting and Financial Management approved modules).• Current Issues in Employment Relations and HRM Plus a 15,000 word dissertation, which counts• Economics and Governance of for 36% of the final mark. Innovation and Institutions• Economics and Governance of Professional Football Further information• Globalization: Forces, Players For further information about our PG Programmes and Management in Corporate Governance and Business Ethics,Plus two optional modules (from a selection please see out website:of approved modules). www.bbk.ac.uk/management/prospective-Plus a 15,000 word dissertation, which students/postgraduate/corporate-governancecounts for 36% of the final mark.MRes Corporate Governance and Entry RequirementsBusiness Ethics A good second-class honours degree, or• Corporate Governance professional or other qualification obtained by• Corporate Responsibility written examinations approved by the College.• International Business Ethics Relevant experience may be taken into• Principles of Orgnization and Management consideration in the case of non-standard applications. For students where English is a• Research Methods in Management I second language, an IELTS score of at least• Research Methods in Management II 7.0 is required.Plus a 25,000 word dissertation, which countsfor 45% of the final mark. How to ApplyPG Certificate in Corporate Governance For more information on these coursesand Business Ethics please contact the Administration Office on 020 7631 6775, email firstname.lastname@example.org• Corporate Governance or visit www.bbk.ac.uk/management• Corporate Responsibility• International Business Ethics To apply online please go to www.bbk.ac.uk/mybirkbeck/services/Plus one optional module (from a selection administration/enrolment/degree-applyof approved modules).
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