The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
School of Accounting & Finance
Master Accounting, Finance. & Professionalism
PolyU Postgraduate Programmes
The Master of Corporate Governance (MCG) programme aims to provide an educational pathway for business or business-related degree graduates to specialize in corporate governance. It aims to equip corporate administrators, including chief executive officers, directors, financial controllers, treasurers, company secretaries and holders of other key corporate positions, with a sound knowledge of, and competency in corporate governance so that they can effectively participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of corporate financial policies and strategies
On completion of the MCG programme, graduates will be able to:
- appreciate the importance of business ethics pertaining to various corporate governance issues.
- comprehend best practices in respect of corporate governance, as required to achieve higher standards of corporate behaviour.
- develop a critical law and regulation insight and appreciate the role of law and regulation in corporate governance.
- apply the corporate accounting and finance concepts and financial reporting practices in accounting and financial planning, control and decision making.
- comprehend and appreciate management accounting controls, information systems, principles of organization and strategy theories and their application to corporate management.
- explain and apply current Hong Kong taxation law and practices to advise on tax implications in corporate management and decision making.
- comprehend and appreciate the legal aspects involved in company matters and the corporate governance system of both Hong Kong and PRC companies.
- fulfill exemption requirements of relevant professional bodies, including The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) and The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS).
The normal duration of study is 2 years with a maximum study period of 4 years.
The tuition fee is HK$147,000 per programme (30 credits)
Early application is strongly encouraged. Admission interviews will be conducted from January 2017 onwards.