This is an American degree (see the 'structure' tab for more information).
The MBA aims to develop broadly educated business leaders who understand the nature of business as a whole and are equipped with the tools and techniques applicable to a wide variety of business situations.
You will explore information and theory from various disciplines, including accounting, ethics, economics, finance, marketing, production operations and strategic management.
The course emphasises the nature of competition and the strategic manoeuvring necessary to succeed.
If you do not have sufficient academic background in business-related studies, you may 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 most relevant to today’s business world and learn how to prepare for them. The interdisciplinary approach to learning 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 credibility and distinction to the holder 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:
Most students complete their degree in six terms over 14 months. Academically strong and dedicated students may complete the degree in five terms over 12 months.
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 36 credit hours (12 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 12 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.
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.
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
In addition to the core programme, you will choose two electives from the MA, MS and MBA modules listed.
9 January 2015
13 March 2015
Fee per module: £1300*
Registration fee: £420 (refundable)
Non-EU Advance deposit: £730 (refundable)
Alumni fee of £360
* The MBA programme comprises 12 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: Latest update regarding ETS & TOEFL testing – The Home Office has suspended all ETS tests, including TOEFL exams, as evidence of English language ability from new visa applicants.
Please see the Home Office website for further information: https://www.gov.uk/government/world-location-news/changes-to-english-language-certification-for-visa-applications--3
Therefore, if you are relying on an ETS / TOEFL certificate for Visa purposes please be aware that you will now need to take an alternative English proficiency test.
We will continue to accept the following English language proficiency tests:
If you have taken and submitted the TOEFL test as part of your admissions application, or have any questions in relation to the above, please do not hesitate to make contact with our Admissions team to seek further advice and support.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Regent's Progress Fund for Alumni
We are delighted when our Alumni decide to return to study on a postgraduate programme. To demonstrate our support for you as a progressing student and acknowledge your academic achievements to date, we are pleased to offer progression scholarships from September 2014 onwards.
Fulbright Commission All-Disciplines (Open) Postgraduate Award
Awards to US citizens for the first year of Master's or PhD study in any subject, or to conduct a period of independent research, covers the first year's tuition and a living stipend.
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: 20 November 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.