MSc in Corporate Governance

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Programme Type: Master of Science

Next Intake: Autumn 24 pending validation

Professionally Accredited: Chartered Governance Institute
UK and Ireland

NFQ: Level 9
ECTS: 90

Academic Validation: pending QQI validation

Duration: 2 years

About the
MSc in Corporate Governance

Pending validation, we intend to offer MSc in Corporate Governance, Level 9 programme worth 90 ECTS credits.

The MSc in Corporate Governance will be a two-year, part-time programme, delivered in a blended format and designed to meet the education and professional training needs of those in the corporate governance and compliance profession.

The programme is intended to specifically accommodate those who wish to work full-time while also studying for a QQI and CGIUKI recognized award.

This programme is designed primarily to provide a learner with the knowledge and skills to act in a professional capacity as advisor to the board of a company and/or other similar organisations which also leads to professional accreditation.

The proposed programme is a collaboration between Hibernia College and pending validation by QQI, and has been professionally Accredited by the Chartered Governance Institute UK and Ireland (CGI). Upon successful completion of the MSc graduates will be awarded GradCG status.

Professionally Accredited

Entry Requirements

The programme will have a minimum entry requirement of a lower second-class honours, 2.2 or equivalent, award in a bachelors’ degree at NFQ Level 8 in any of the following areas legal studies, business organization, accounting, finance, or management.

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Pending validation

The programme consists of 7 modules delivered over 5 semesters:

Corporate Law

Corporate Reporting & Company Finance

Corporate Governance & Compliance

Boardroom Dynamics

Strategic Leadership

Risk Management


Pending validation

The programme’s indicative price is €4,750 per year or €9,500 over the two years.

If you have any questions, please contact our Enrolment team at +353 (0)1 661 0168 (press 2) between 9 AM and 5 PM Monday to Friday. You are also welcome to email

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