Chartered Governance Qualifying Programme
Study time: 1 – 4 years
This is our flagship qualification and the most common route to GradCG status and Chartered membership of The Institute. The programme covers seven subjects at two levels. Students with a law, finance or governance background may be able to start at Part One at Level 6 (equivalent to final year undergraduate level). You complete your learning at Part Two at Level 7 (equivalent to a post graduate degree). Depending on your academic or professional background you may be eligible for some module exemptions.
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Study time: 200 hours
The Foundation Programme provides a broad introduction to business, how companies are governed, maintained and financially managed, and the laws to which they must adhere. The knowledge and skills gained through the Foundation Programme prepare you for studying Part One of the qualifying programme. This programme is open entry.
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Financial compliance qualifications
International Finance and Administration Qualifications
Study time: 6-24 months
The IFA level 4 and 5 qualifications have been developed in response to the increasing complexity of providing financial services across national boundaries, and the growing demand for greater transparency.
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Study time: 1 – 2 years
The Chartered Governance Institute has dual-award partnerships with universities across the UK. These postgraduate courses (full-time or part-time) cover the same content as the qualifying programme and successful graduates also receive GradCG status.
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Short course qualifications
Study time: 6 – 24 months
We offer sector-specific qualifications in financial compliance, corporate law, education, sports and health service governance. Graduates are eligible to become Affiliated members of The Institute.
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