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Corporate Governance

Undergraduate specialisation

Take corporate decision making to the next level with expertise in accountability, risk mitigation and stakeholder management.

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  • Qualification
    Corporate Governance Specialisation
  • Credit
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This course belongs to multiple degrees. Select the single degree or double degree below to see the application deadlines.

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Why study Corporate Governance at Curtin?

Broad career options

Learn the basic principles of good corporate governance while developing your career in commerce.

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Corporate Governance



Corporate governance is an integral part of every business and having knowledge in this field will enhance your career opportunities and also provide a good foundation should you wish to operate your own business in the future. 

This specialisation comprises four units that provide in-depth knowledge of corporate governance to complement your overall area of study. You will explore the structures and processes that enable the direction and control of companies.

The knowledge you gain can be applied to a variety of industries, given that all businesses need people who have the knowledge to improve corporate performance and accountability, mitigate risks and safeguard stakeholders.

Unlike the Business Law major, this specialisation is designed for students in any field of study who want to learn the basic principles of good corporate governance while developing their career in the commercial world.

What jobs can the Corporate Governance Specialisation lead to?


  • Compliance manager
  • Risk manager
  • Company secretary
  • Owner/operator own business
  • Corporate services
  • Commercial manager


  • Accounting
  • Banking and finance
  • Government
  • Human resources
  • Law
  • Media and marketing
  • Property
  • Resources and renewables
Credit for recognised learning (CRL)

Use your experience to get credit towards your degree

Finish your course sooner with credit for your previous study or work experience.

Fees and charges

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