This is an American degree (see the 'structure' tab for more information).
The MBA programme examines the working nature of business in a competitive environment. It offers highly specialised leadership and management training in a multicultural world.
The MBA - Global Track offers the opportunity to gain in-depth familiarity with a topic related to the global business marketplace.
It includes a travel module that will widen your experience of international thought, culture and business practices.
A 'track' is a subject related to a specific degree which offers focused study of a topic to enhance your knowledge and understanding.
If you do not have sufficient academic background in business-related studies to proceed directly to an MBA degree, you will be required to take one or more pre-requisite modules.
The global financial crisis has redefined standards, precipitated new thinking about organisations and imposed new governance structures. In addition, forces of economic globalisation, political transition, technical innovation and hybridisation create new opportunities and propose new definitions of work.
In this programme, you will delve into the issues that are most relevant in today’s business world and learn how to prepare for them. The interdisciplinary approach will prepare you to work in a wide range of industries and across all sectors.
MBA graduates are in demand. It is a qualification that gives the holder credibility and distinction and is recognised both locally and globally.
The MBA will prepare you for a successful and rewarding career. It will equip you with skills and capabilities that are transferable across many industries and contexts, as well as knowledge of the latest business techniques and advanced business concepts.
You will gain:
This programme is particularly useful for entry into senior management. Graduates have moved on to high-level executive positions in major multinationals across the globe, in diverse fields and industries including banking, finance, media, marketing, trading and IT.
Some graduates have successfully reoriented their careers, while others have become successful entrepreneurs.
This programme is valuable for:
This is an American degree. It is made up of units known as credit hours. Each class that you undertake will allow you to accumulate credit hours. Most classes (modules) carry three credit hours. You must successfully complete at least 42 credit hours (14 modules) to complete the programme.
The main parts of your degree are the core modules. You will follow 8-10 core modules, depending on your chosen degree. These must be complemented with a selection of elective modules to make up the required total of 14 modules.
For some programmes, elective modules can be chosen from the full selection of MA, MS and MBA classes.
Professional skills development
In addition you will be expected to spend time in scholarship and research activities each term. All students undertake a mandatory, no-credit module in their first term (LIBR 5010 Professional Studies) which strengthens their academic skills in preparation for postgraduate study.
RUL also offers you the opportunity to undertake a sequential degree – a second MA, MS or MBA degree following your first postgraduate degree.
If you have earned an MA, MS or an MBA from Webster University, or Master’s or Doctorate from another regionally accredited college or university, or an international equivalent, you may apply for a sequential Master’s degree by completing the core modules (minimum 21 credit hours) in your chosen degree.
Please note: the sequential Master’s degrees in International Relations and Finance require completion of 27 hours of coursework
Pre requisite modules
If you do not have sufficient academic background in business-related studies to proceed directly to an MBA degree, you will be required to take one or more pre-requisite modules:
BUSN 5000 Business
BUSN 5600 Accounting Theory and Practice
BUSN 5620 Current Economic Analysis
Prerequisites must be completed before beginning coursework for the MBA.
MBA core courses
BUSN 5760 Applied Business Statistics
BUSN 6070 Management Accounting
BUSN 6110 Operations and Project Management
BUSN 6120 Managerial Economics
BUSN 6200 Strategy and Competition
FINC 5000 Finance
FINC 5880 Advanced Corporate Finance
MNGT 5590 Organisational Behaviour
MNGT 5990 Corporate Responsibility and Society
MRKT 5000 Marketing
International experience module 3 credit hours
International operations modules 9 credit hours
16 May 2014
Fee per module: £1248*
Registration fee: £400 (non-refundable)
Non-EU Advance deposit: £700 (non-refundable)
Alumni fee: £350
Fee per module: £1300*
Registration fee: £420 (non-refundable)
Non-EU Advance deposit: £730 (non-refundable)
Alumni fee: £360
* The MBA - Global Track programme comprises 14 courses; however students without sufficient academic background in business-related studies will be required to take between one and three pre-requisite modules in addition. Please refer to the ‘structure’ tab for more information.
We require successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum 2.5 (out of 4.0) cumulative grade point average or its equivalent (e.g. 2:2 degree).
Students without sufficient academic background in business-related studies will be required to take between one and three pre-requisite modules in addition. Please refer to the ‘structure’ tab for more information.
PLEASE NOTE: UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) has suspended the consideration of applications for temporary and indefinite leave to remain which rely on tests administered by ETS to prove their English language ability, including TOEFL. This refers to applications from people who are already in the UK only; for individuals who are both applying for a visa and testing outside the UK there is no change.
Regent’s University London will accept ETS TOEFL, but with the exception of those that have taken or plan to take their tests in the UK or plan to submit their visa application in the UK.
UK Visas & Immigration have set up a helpline to assist people with a pending visa application who are relying on a test certificate or who were about to apply with such a certificate. Please call +44 (0) 114 207 3463 if you have any further questions relating to this issue. We will continue to monitor the situation and official guidance issued by UKVI.
If you are entering the UK on a Tier 4 student visa please ensure that your language test meets the requirements of both Regent’s University London and also those of UKVI.
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For those applicants whose mother tongue is not English, we require a recent pass in any of the following qualifications:
Please note that the above list is not exhaustive; for more information about other accepted English language qualifications, please contact us.
Please also note that you may be exempt from taking an English language test if the last three years of your full-time education have been taught completely in English.
Students who require an international student visa to study in the UK and whose native language is not English, are also be required to meet specific grade requirements and conditions of study as stipulated by the UK Border Agency (UKBA). Please check their website for current information: www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk
On-campus diagnostic test
If you live in London, or are able to visit us, we can offer you a free English diagnostic test.
This test is offered through Regent's Institute of Languages & Culture and should be arranged in advance. Please note, this is a diagnostic test for Regent’s University London only. For more information, or to arrange a test, please contact us: email@example.com
Applying to study at RUL is a quick and easy process. We accept direct applications, have no formal application deadlines and there is no application fee.
Step 1 Apply
Please complete an application form. You can apply in the following ways:
Once you have completed the application form, you should send us the following supporting documents; these can be sent to us via email/post/fax:
Step 2 Making an offer
We will assess whether you meet our minimum entry requirements and will make you an offer by both email and post, or notify you that you have been unsuccessful.
If you have completed your education and have met all the entry requirements, you will be sent an unconditional offer. If you still have to finish your exams, or have yet to submit supporting documentation, you will be issued a conditional offer.
You can expect to receive a decision on your application within 10 working days of receipt of your completed application and supporting documents.
Step 3 Accepting the offer
If you wish to accept the offer you must:
Please note, while there is no formal deadline to pay your registration fee or non-EU advance deposit, if you need to apply for an international student visa to study in the UK, then we recommend that you pay these as soon as possible.
Please see here for information on how to pay.
Step 4 Full acceptance and visa
On receipt of your acceptance we will issue the final set of documentation and, where needed, the relevant visa support documentation. To find out if you need a student visa please consult the section titled ‘Studying in the United Kingdom’ on the UK Border Agency website: www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk (please note it is your own responsibility to arrange the appropriate visa).
Transfer of credits
Transfer applicants must complete their applications by submitting all of the supporting documentation listed above. If you wish to have transfer credit assessed, you should provide us with official university transcripts before your proposed start date.
Once we have received your complete application, and if you have been accepted for admission, we will advise you on the number of credits you will be able to transfer towards your degree.
A scholarship of up to 50% of your tuition fees, awarded to students with strong academic achievements and potential. Available for specific programmes; please refer to the list below.
Regent’s University London has an agreement with the Fulbright Association to fund and support US postgraduate students and US Scholars (lecturing / researching).
US Financial Aid
Financial aid for US-passport holders following our US-accredited programmes.
You will learn in an open, supportive environment where a variety of instructional methods are used, depending on content area.
You will benefit from small, interactive classes with an internationally diverse community of intelligent and engaged students.
Classes are delivered in an informal learning atmosphere where knowledge and understanding are formed through input from expert professors and frequent guest lecturers, as well as joint discussion and reflection.
Learning methods include (but are not limited to) practical projects, presentations, experiential activities, corporate visits, industry guest speakers and simulations.
Our faculty combines academic excellence with extensive practical experience. Many staff are qualified practitioners in the areas of banking and finance, corporate treasury and accounting, logistics and global supply chain management, marketing and advertising, law, manufacturing, consultancy and the IT industry.
Some of our courses encourage trips outside of the campus. If you have a condition that affects your mobility you are advised to contact the Disability Officer.
Regent’s University London has no connection with Regent University of Virginia USA
Last updated: 07 April 2014
* See the admissions tab for further details on fees, scholarships and future start dates
This degree is recognised by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). Students on this programme are provided with access to CMI resources during their studies, and can apply for membership to the CMI on degree completion.