University of Northampton


This course is specifically for those holding an undergraduate finance, accounting, law or business qualification and who wish to develop knowledge and/or pursue a career as a chartered secretary or in a related field.

It exposes the student to a range of business issues and problems that may require complex solutions.

This course comprises seven modules, and is assessed through essays, reports and examinations, plus a dissertation.

Study for this course is offered both full time and part time at the Park Campus.


Entrants must hold an undergraduate degree or a Postgraduate Diploma in a relevant subject from a UK university, or the equivalent qualifications from a recognised university abroad. Professional qualifications such as ACA, ACCA, CIMA, AIB, ACII etc. are acceptable if they are obtained by examination. 

Students must have English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 or equivalent.

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For more information on this course, including fees, duration and course content, please visit or contact George Kapaya at  


You need to apply to join this programme with the university, and you should contact them to discuss your application. If your application is successful, you will become a student of the university. You will also need to register with us as an ICSA student in the first term / semester of your studies.

When you start the university programme, we will be in touch with you to explain how you become registered as an ICSA student. If you want to find out more about this now, you can see a summary of the ICSA student and membership process.

If you are already a student and you want to register, you should: 

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