Teaching and assessment
We balance essential theory with the opportunity to test what you've learned. You'll be encouraged to develop your own skills through assignments and projects that mirror authentic business scenarios. You will be able to work through any questions or challenges with experienced staff.
You'll discuss the unique characteristics of the luxury industry in lectures, seminars, and workshops, and through group and individual tutorials and case study analysis.
Contact hours and expected workload
This programme is delivered through a variety of learning methods, including lectures, seminars, studio sessions and self-guided study. Added to which individual modules undertake site visits to relevant - industry and have guest speakers where appropriate. This varies from module to module, but on average during terms 1 and 2 there are 20 hours per week per 20 credit module and 10 hours per week per 10 credit module.
In Term 3, you will produce a dissertation, which is a 60 credit module. While you will be expected to manage your time, you should expect to spend around 600 learning hours.
Our academics have a variety of experience in the luxury industry, from hospitality, to fashion, and international communications agencies and marketing. Regent's also maintains links with leading brands from around the world, and welcomes guest speakers selling items such as high-end cars, wine and perfume. Alumni also return to help mentor students, sharing their experience as corporate managers or entrepreneurs.
We pride ourselves on a diverse and varied range of teaching staff, many of whom have extensive industry experience relevant to the programme.
All full-time teaching staff for this programme have a postgraduate level qualification relevant to the modules that they teach. Most have also completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education.
To ensure that you also have access to the latest trends and experiences direct from industry, we also complement your learning with external guest lecturers. In most cases, these do not have formal teaching qualifications or experience. However, they are selected for their extensive industry insights and ability to share their knowledge with you in an informative and engaging way.
Names of the core teaching team:
Methods of assessment
You'll be assessed via a combination of:
- Blog contributions
- Coursework assignments
- Group and individual tasks
- Research projects
- Written or oral exams
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.