Please note this is for entry into the third year of the BA (Hons) Global Management (Enterprise & Innovation) degree.
This programme is designed for students who already have an existing qualification, such as an HND certificate in a business-related discipline, and want to build upon their skills and knowledge in a specialised area of business and management, such as enterprise and innovation.
You will join the final year of the 3-year BA (Hons) Global Management (Enterprise & Innovation). This means you will enter the programme with students who are at the same level as you, in order to gain the skills and knowledge you need to prepare for a career in global management.
This flexible structure enables you to develop specialist skills in your chosen area of business, as well as build upon the more general knowledge you gained from your prior qualifications.
The Enterprise & Innovation pathway will teach you to develop your innovative ideas into successful operations, whether you're building a new business or an extra revenue stream for an existing company.
The programme will begin by giving you the confidence to build and operate a business. We take a holistic approach to your development as an innovator, covering important themes such as:
- Computer literacy
- Critical thinking
- Managing organisations
- Social responsibility and ethics
The programme will enable you to emerge as a confident decision-maker, able to challenge pre-conceptions and demonstrate both resilience and flexibility.
This is a 1 year programme with entry into the third and final year of the BA (Hons) Global Management (Enterprise & Innovation).
Year 3 core modules
|Enterprise in Action||30 credits||
The module gives students the opportunity to analyse an industry to identify potential opportunities and to critically evaluate a possible launch of a new product/service. The module focuses on the ideation stage informed by strategic thinking and design management, enabling students to develop and apply a tool-kit of methods to identify, present, and new thinking, whilst mitigating likely barriers.
The module aims to equip students with an ability to analyse existing markets to identify potential gaps, build and judge a compelling business case, to help see how companies could become more entrepreneurial in their business processes.
|Managing Entrepreneurial Growth in SMEs and Family Businesses||20 credits||
This module aims to provide you with the opportunity to interact fully with the literature and thinking around entrepreneurial growth in the context of SME (small to medium enterprise) and the family business context.
In this module you will further explore how to manage the entrepreneurial tendencies in family and small and medium-sized businesses (SME). You will learn why entrepreneurs and owner-managers have been recognised globally as key actors in sustaining the development of regional, national and international economies by embracing disruptive technologies. The module will further explore how disruption has enabled both family and SMEs businesses to compete effectively with large corporations. The module will confirm that interest in entrepreneurship continues to increase and entrepreneurial skill sets are highly sort after by businesses and recognised as competences based on individuals’ behavioural characteristic including their propensity to create, motivate, engage in social and business networks as well as recognize opportunities.
|Optimising Operations and Change||10 credits||
This module will allow you to study how businesses manage change well and in some cases why this goes wrong? The module aims to enable you to understand in depth and gain detailed new insights into the systemic nature and impacts of challenging but essential change management processes for business.
The module further aims to enable you to differentiate between simplistic knowledge management ‘solutions’ and the process of knowing how to ‘make a difference’ – the practice of power – which lies at the heart of effective management, leading to sustainably optimised change within a business context
|Social Enterprise||20 credits||This module highlights the role of social enterprise in all business and non-business sectors. Key concepts such as social innovation are used to focus you on how social enterprise delivers wider benefits. You will be further exposed to the emerging study of social enterprise (both for profit and not for profit) as a feature player in the global business world. The key differences in a range of areas such as marketing, employment, finance etc. between social enterprise and other forms of enterprise will be explored.|
|Strategic Entrepreneurship and Innovation||20 credits||
The entrepreneur is likely to play a more significant part in the growth and development of national economies in a global world. In addition, in this module the model of entrepreneurship as the embedded sustainability perspective is used to question current and future roles of entrepreneurs. The principles expressed in this module will apply to all geographies and all sizes of company’s’ including global organizations. The module will:
- Examine the foundations, theory, scope of entrepreneurship, and identify significant entrepreneurial trends in the global trading environment whilst critically reviewing the characteristics of the entrepreneur - a born leader?
- Explore the nature of rapidly growing companies, the role of the entrepreneur in such environments and explain rapid-growth strategies for entrepreneurial companies
- Explore the effects of the dynamic trading environment of the modern environment as well as critically evaluate management change in the entrepreneurial company
- Investigate the impact of social responsibility on entrepreneurial companies and evaluate the impact of models of social entrepreneurship on fulfilling societal and ethical concerns in the modern era
|Free Option||10 Credits||You will also choose another elective module from any across the BA (Hons) Global Management at Year 3.|
Year 3 pathway modules
You will also select one of the following modules:
|Entrepreneurship Finance and Venture Capital||10 credits||This module will allow you to focus on the financial valuation of a new business. A range of methods of obtaining finance and analysis of funding structures will also be a feature. You will explore developments in valuation methodology which investigate modern approaches to asset classes including non-tangibles.|
|International Business Law||10 credits||This module aims to allow you to examine the fundamentals of international business law and its practical implications for international business transactions. You will be able to engage with a range of legal concepts which underpin the business world by providing a framework for cross border transactions. In particular the legal background of the EU will feature as a topic for investigation.|
|Project Management for Enterprise||10 credits||The aim of this module is to facilitate your full understanding of Project Management tools and techniques. The role of the project manager in balancing between controlling organisations costs and risks whilst also maintaining quality will be emphasised. You will learn how an understanding of how to apply these techniques can help organisations in carrying out large scale complex projects within budget and on time. This module also aims to move between theoretical and practical content to equip you with critical skills in planning, executing and monitoring complex projects.|
|Web and App Design for Innovation||10 credits||This module aims to equip you with an in depth overview of the strategic importance of a strongly designed online and mobile presence. You will acquire the skills and knowledge required to undertake web and mobile app content design and development, from conceptualisation to development.|
Priority Application Deadline
Our Priority Application Deadline for September 2019 is on Wednesday 1 May 2019. We are experiencing an increase in applications, so applying before the deadline gives you the strongest chance of securing a place to study at Regent’s University London, providing your application meets our requirements. If you apply after the deadline, there may still be places available, but we can't guarantee this.
If you haven’t received your exam results yet, we can issue a conditional offer without your results. You just need be clear in your application which qualifications you are currently studying for.
How to apply
Applying to study at Regent's University London is quick and easy. We have put together some helpful information to guide you through the process. We accept direct applications and there is no application fee.
Step 1 Apply
You can apply in the following ways:
- Apply online
- Apply through UCAS (The Regent’s UCAS code is R18)
- Apply through The Common Application
- Apply using the paper application form
If you have not uploaded the relevant supporting documents during the online application process, you should ensure that we have the below supporting documents as soon as you have completed your application. These can be sent to the Regent’s Admissions Department via email to [email protected].
- Copies of academic transcripts and certificates from all previous studies (i.e. secondary school and/or university certificates)
- One academic letter of recommendation
- A 300-500 word personal statement outlining the reasons for applying to your chosen programme, how you feel you will benefit from the programme of study, what contributions you will make to the University and how this will help your future career aspirations.
- A copy of your passport photograph (ID) page
- If you are not a native English speaker, proof of your English proficiency
- If you’ve already studied part of a degree course elsewhere, you may be able apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and join the programme at an advanced entry point. If you’d like to request entry part-way through a programme, make sure you state this clearly in your statement of purpose and provide us with the transcripts and module descriptions for the relevant study.
Step 2 Receive a response to your application
You can expect to receive a decision on your application within 10 working days of receipt of your completed application and supporting documents.
We will assess whether you meet our entry requirements and will notify you of the decision via email. UCAS applicants will also receive official notification via the UCAS system.
For some of our programmes, the selection process may include an interview or audition. Interviews/auditions can take the form of a one-to-one interview, group interview or portfolio review which may be conducted by telephone or as a Skype call. Arrangements of these are made between the Admissions Department and the applicant.
Step 3 Accepting your offer
If you wish to accept the offer, please pay the advance tuition fee deposit (non-refundable) to confirm your place.
Please see here for information on how to pay.
Step 4 After you have accepted your place
Closer to the start of the term, the Admissions Team will send information regarding the registration process. This will include information on completing your online enrolment prior to your arrival as well as a checklist of documents you will need to bring with you to fully register onto the programme.
Information for international students
If you are an overseas student requiring visa sponsorship to study in the UK, our team will be in touch with information on applying for your student visa and the documents you will need. More information can be found on our visas and immigration page.
Annual Tuition fee
Starting September 2019: £17,500
Non-refundable advance deposit
Home/EU students: £1,000
Non-EU students: £4,000
Non-EU students in receipt of US Federal Loans: £1,000
What do fees include?
Fees cover the cost of all tuition and access to the University’s IT infrastructure and library learning resources. Fees are presented for the first level of study which equates to two terms.
What other costs should I budget for?
You will need to budget additional funds for accommodation and living expenses, travel, and any additional trips, visits, activities or courses (such as Summer programmes) that you choose to participate in outside of the tuition offered as part of the programme.
The library hold a limited number of copies of core text books and where possible in e-format. You will be encouraged to purchase your own text books and will need to budget approximately £80-£100 per year, depending on your programme of study.
When are fees paid?
Fees are payable in the following instalments:
- An initial non-refundable advance deposit paid when you accept your offer of a place
- The advance deposit is allocated against the first term’s fees
- Tuition fees (including fees for subsequent terms) are due two weeks in advance of classes commencing
- The University sets tuition fees on an annual basis in line with the University's financial year which runs from 1 August to 31 July
- The fees quoted here are for one academic year of study
- Fees for subsequent years of study are subject to fee inflation
- The University aims to keep annual fee increases in line with the University’s cost inflation. The expectation is that this will be no greater than UK consumer price inflation (CPI) plus 3%. There are occasionally variations to this dictated by the costs of running specific programmes or facilities required for our programmes
- As a registered charity, all fee increases are subject to approval of the Trustee Board thus ensuring that affordability for our students remains a primary concern in any decisions regarding fee increases
The Global Management programme is designed to encourage both your academic and personal development. You will learn and consider core principles of innovation and entrepreneurship in lectures, seminars, and through online classroom activities.
As you progress, you will be encouraged to take a more critical approach, applying what you have learned by exploring real-world case studies, role play and simulations. Our London location also puts you on the doorstep of a range of pioneering businesses, which you will explore and analyse through visits and guest lectures.
Contact hours and expected workload
Our modules are designed with 10 or 20 credits (equivalent to 100 or 200 notional learning hours). The notional learning hour includes directed and self-directed learning hour. Directed learning hours, such as lectures, seminars, labs or workshops, are normally 3 hours per week per module. In total, you will have approximately 18 to 21 directed learning hours per week in each term.
Our teaching staff represent a diverse range of professional and academic backgrounds, a with large percentage having extensive industry experience. Many are research-active and regularly publish in respected academic journals and at conferences. We are very proud of the global nature of our programme, and our lecturers also reflect this ethos, coming from a wide variety of countries and cultures across the world. In every way, you will feel part of a genuine global family.
We provide a focused and personal treatment of our students as they progress through the programme. We ensure that students enjoy open lines of communication with lecturers and heads of programme alike.
All our staff hold postgraduate qualifications in their subject area, and a large section hold PhDs or are studying for one. In addition, most of our staff are holding the Fellowship of Higher Education Academy (HEA) from Fellow to Principal Fellow. We also encourage our teaching staff to undertake the Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education.
Methods of assessment
A wide range of assessment methods are used, including:
- Written assignments
- Work and business simulations
We welcome and support students with a wide range of disabilities and health concerns. This includes learning difficulties, visual and hearing impairments, mental health difficulties, autism spectrum conditions, mobility difficulties, and temporary or chronic health conditions.
Our dedicated Disability Officer is here to support you. We ask that you speak with Student Registry and our Disability Officer as early as you can to enable us to support you. Find out more about our disability support and contact us.
A Regent’s education provides you with a high level of personal attention, and this begins from the moment you apply to study with us. We want to understand who you are and what your skills and interests may be – we are interested in your potential, as well as your prior achievements. We review each application comprehensively and on its individual merit, considering all of your skills, interests and attributes.
Prior qualification (e.g. HND or HE Diploma or international equivalent) in a business discipline, at a standard 2-1 minimum or equivalent or 240 business related credits from Partner Universities that are approved via an existing or new articulation agreement with Regent’s University London.
English language requirements
We require proof of English Proficiency. For example, we ask for:
- IELTS: Overall score of 6.5, with 6.0 or above in Reading and Writing and 5.5 or above in Listening and Speaking
- PTE Academic: Overall score of 58, with 51 or above in each individual component
- A-level/GCSE/IGCSE English: grade C / 4 or above (for IGCSE certificates, please provide the Supplementary Certifying Statement with the breakdown of component grades)
- International Baccalaureate: Grade 5 in A1 or A2 English at Higher or Standard Level
This list is not exhaustive, we will review the English qualifications you have as part of your application and be in contact if we require anything further.
For applicants who wish to improve their English language proficiency, please see our English language courses.
On-campus diagnostic test
For offer holders in London, we can provide a free on-campus English diagnostic test. This test must be arranged in advance. To book a test, please contact [email protected]. Please note, this is a diagnostic test for Regent’s University London only.
Our holistic and critical approach prepares you to become flexible, informed and proactive manager. This will enable you to pursue a career in a corporate environment, or become an entrepreneur.
Your career options are varied, and include:
- Junior management positions in fields including commerce, manufacturing, IT and finance
- Starting your own business
- Advising and consulting
- Diversifying a family business
- Leading Innovation Teams within companies
- Running an effective social enterprise
- Managing and modernising public sector departments