Teaching and assessment
At Regent's you’ll have the freedom to explore your interests in a supportive and nurturing environment with interactive classes, regular one-to-one contact with tutors, specialist facilities, industry opportunities and tailored careers advice – ensuring you develop the skills, experience and confidence you need to succeed.
We centre our teaching around your individual goals, identifying support you need to thrive. You'll be part of a collaborative environment, that brings all the nuances of the international business world to life in the classroom: facilitating entrepreneurship and teamwork as you explore current issues and propose solutions to real problems.
You’ll pair deep industry knowledge with hands-on experiences, taking part in a blend of learning formats to give your studies context:
- Seminars and lectures
- Practical workshops and creative labs
- Industry masterclasses
- Business bootcamps and simulations
- Group work and pitches
- Live briefs and consultancy work
- Industry placements
You’ll create strategies and business plans, analyse data, develop multimedia assets, work together on pitches and product launches – with access to specialist technological equipment:
- Thomson Reuters Eikon Terminals
- Bloomberg L.P Terminals
- Datastream including Worldscope databases
- A dedicated trading simulation room
Based in London, you'll also have opportunities to meet employers through guest lectures, live briefs, field trips and industry visits – giving you insights into the world of business and enabling you to put theory into practice.
Contact hours – In a typical week, you'll attend up to 20 hours of lectures and seminars (per 20 credit module) and up to 10 hours (per 10 credit module). In three, you'll produce your dissertation. You'll likely spend around 600 learning hours on this project.
You'll be taught by a variety of business leaders and research-active academics, who regularly have work published in journals and collaborate with institutions, such as BBC News. Their knowledge and experience ensure your classes are shaped by the latest trends.
You'll also attend regular guest lectures with leading brands (from Harrods to McLaren Automotive) – networking and developing partnerships with brands, PRs, CEOs and more. Regent's alumni also return to help mentor students and share their experiences.
You'll also be allocated a personal tutor, who'll meet you on a one-to-one basis at various stages throughout the year to provide you with guidance and advice to support your personal and professional development.
We're really proud of the global nature of our business courses, and our tutors also reflect this ethos – coming from a wide variety of countries and cultures across the world. In every way, you'll feel part of a global family.
Throughout the course, you'll be expected to undertake extra reading, research, revision and reflection, as well as preparing work for workshops, and working collaboratively with other students in preparation for assessment.
Method of assessment
Your skills and knowledge will be assessed via a wide range of task-based projects, reports, presentations, blogs, research plans and live and simulated briefs – as well as essays, fieldwork and data collection. It's important to us that your learning and assessment is:
- Inclusive – fostering a student-focused approach
- Engaging – encouraging interaction and participation
- Authentic – based on real business challenges
We welcome and support students with a wide range of disabilities and health concerns, including learning difficulties, visual and hearing impairments, mental health difficulties, autism conditions, mobility difficulties and temporary or chronic health conditions.
Our Student Support & Welfare team is here to support you. We ask that you speak with us as early as possible to enable us to support you. Find out more about our disability support and contact us.