6 Credits (ECTS)
Business and Corporate Law
The module examines the general principles of Maltese Law which have a major impact in the business environment in which Chartered Secretaries operate.
The module is an introduction to the general principles of corporate law. It examines the nature and constitution of companies as well as the relationship between the board of directors, shareholders and employees. The legal requirements relating to shares and loan capital are considered as is corporate failure. The different treatment afforded to public companies by legislation is also highlighted, as is the impact of EU legislation and the Data Protection Act 2018.
Candidates who apply for this course must possess one of the following:
- Level 6 Degree and 3 years’ work experience;
- a Level 5 diploma or higher diploma and 5 years’ work experience in a supervisory or managerial role.
Preference is given to applicants having a Level 6 degree in a discipline related to the study programme and a minimum of 3 years’ work experience in management.
The target group focuses primarily on public administration practitioners, managers and officials from ministries, local authorities and public and private bodies, public leaders and CEOs from the public and private sector, policy practitioners from the private sector and civil society organisations.
How you’ll be assessed
This is a part-time programme and will typically take 30 months to complete. The programme comprises a total of 10 modules. The method of assessment is assignment-based.
The course comprises:
- 6 lectures per module;
- 3-hour lectures (evening);
- 12 hours of online content per module, comprising asynchronous online discussions, tutorials and/or videos.
Module Intake Dates
Reading for the entire Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Governance and Management as presented in this brochure costs $9,350.*
Due to the modular structure of the course, you may also opt to take individual modules as stand-alone. The entry requirements still apply.***
*Prices are applicable to students who reside in the UAE at the time of applying.
** For the price of individual modules, please contact the IDEA Academy team.