Undergraduate programmes

Global Management (Finance) with Integrated Foundation

BA (Hons)

Banking, wealth management, investments – combine financial acumen with dynamic business skills.

Full Time
Foundation
  • NameGlobal Management (Finance) with Integrated Foundation
  • QualificationBA (Hons)
  • LevelUndergraduate, Foundation
  • UCAS CodeN300
  • Study modeFull time
  • Duration4 years September start, 3.5 years January start
  • Tuition feesJanuary 2019: £17,000 | September 2019: £17,500 *
  • ScholarshipsYes *
  • Next start dateJanuary 2019
  • Future start dateSeptember 2019
  • Study abroadNo
  • ValidationRegent's University London
  • *For more information please refer to the fees and financial support sections below.

The BA (Hons) Global Management with Integrated Foundation is designed for those who do not meet the requirements for direct entry to the BA (Hons) Global Management. It includes one year of studies at the foundation level and then a further three years at BA level.

During your foundation year, will hone your analytical and mathematical skills, learn to write in business English and develop research and critical abilities.

Successful completion of the foundation year guarantees progression to BA (Hons) Global Management (Finance).

The BA (Hons) Global Management is carefully structured to offer you an integrated and holistic approach to management studies. It builds your skills across four complementary areas of management practice, after which you follow a specialist pathway.

The programme not only taps into current trends, but also looks to the future, allowing you to study subjects that are highly relevant in today’s competitive workplace and prepare to manage changing future trends.

Finance plays a fundamental role in every organisation, whether it’s a global brand or a local community charity.

The BA (Hons) Global Management (Finance) offers a holistic approach to management studies with a specific focus on financial management. It aims to develop you into a leading financier, and give you the confidence and capabilities to successfully manage teams and organisations across the globe.

In the first year, you will develop a broad-based business knowledge and the core management skills to prepare you for your specialist pathway. You will also gain an awareness of the important role social responsibility plays within all organisations.

In your second year, you will begin to explore the financial parameters of business planning, performance and evaluation in closer detail. By examining the challenges of finance in a global context, you will learn about different financial systems and how they operate and interact with each other.

Through a combination of formal learning and practical application, you will evaluate Western approaches to finance and compare them to alternative strategies adopted by other international markets. You will also consider the impact of digital technologies on the world of finance.

You will also have the opportunity to study a selection of electives drawn from diverse subject areas to expand your subject knowledge and gain valuable transferable skills. These electives range from topics such as psychology to public relations strategy.

Throughout your studies, you will become a confident, socially responsible decision-maker. Your experience at Regent’s will provide you with the analytical skills and business acumen needed to pursue a managerial role in financial industry.

 

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Length

This is a full time programme with integrated foundation. It takes 4 years to complete if you start in September or 3.5 years if you start in January.

If you begin the programme in January, you will complete your second term in the summer (May to August). This enables you to begin your second year in September and complete your degree in 3.5 years. You will study for the same number of terms as students starting in September, but over a shorter period of time.

Subsequent years of study then follow a standard academic year format of autumn and spring terms.

Modules

Foundation modules

  • Business Management and Problem Solving
  • Entrepreneurial Simulation
  • Numeracy and Analysis for Business
  • Personal Impact
  • The World of Business
  • Working with Others

Foundation module descriptions

*Please note, some students may be required to complete an additional module in English language study if necessary.

Year 1

  • Academic Environment
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Analytical Tools and Techniques for Business
  • Business Economics
  • Global Perspectives (Regent's compulsory elective)
  • People and Organizations
  • Principles of Marketing

You will also select one from the list of Regent's elective modules

Year 2

  • Introduction to Business Law
  • Strategic Management
  • Sustainability
  • Principles of Investment Management
  • Quantitative Analysis for Finance and Investment

You will also select one of the following:

  • Corporate Governance and Global Financial Ethics
  • Global Banking
  • Islamic Finance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

And two from the list of Regent's elective modules

Year 3 

  • Contemporary Finance in Action (Capstone)
  • International Finance
  • Managerial Finance
  • Optimising Operations and Change
  • Wealth Management

You will also select one of the following:

  • Corporate Governance and Global Financial Ethics
  • Global Banking
  • Islamic Finance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

Plus

  • Free option
  • Individualised Learning Project

 

Module descriptions

The Global Management programme is designed to encourage both your academic and personal development. You will learn and consider core principles of financial management through a combination of lectures, seminars, and 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.

Academic Calendar

 

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.

 

Teaching staff

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:

  • Examinations
  • Presentations
  • Written assignments
  • Portfolio
  • Work and business simulations

 

Disability Support

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.

 

Future Opportunities

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:

  • Starting your own business
  • Advising and consulting
  • Diversifying a family business
  • Banking
  • Corporate finance
  • Financial analysis
  • Financial journalism
  • Investments
  • Private equity
  • Trading
  • Wealth management

You may also choose to continue your studies to Masters level. Regent's offers a range of MA degrees in Business & Management including International Business, Management and Luxury Brand Management.

Academic Requirements

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. 

Typically, we will make an offer to a student holding at least 5 GCSEs at grades A-C / 9-4 or international equivalent including Mathematics. Regent’s receives applications from over 170 countries and assesses all international qualifications, for example, we would make an offer of minimum 2.5 GPA for the American High School Diploma.

 English Requirements

We require proof of English Proficiency. For example, we ask for:

  • IELTS: Overall score of 5.5, with a minimum of 5.5 in each individual component
  • GCSE/IGCSE English, grade C / 4 (for IGCSE certificates, please provide the Supplementary Certifying Statement with the breakdown of component grades)

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

If you are in London, we offer all offer holders a free on-campus English diagnostic test. This test must be arranged in advance to book a test, please contact admit@regents.ac.uk. Please note, this is a diagnostic test for Regent’s University London only.

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, have no formal application deadlines and there is no application fee.

Step 1 Apply

You can apply in the following ways:

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 admit@regents.ac.uk.

  • 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

Credit Transfer

  • 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 you must pay the advance tuition fee deposit (non-refundable) to confirm your place.

Please note: There is no formal deadline to pay your advance tuition fee deposit, however we recommend that you confirm your place as soon as possible.

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.

Tuition fees for January and September 2019 entrants

Please note that students joining us in January 2019 for either the foundation year or first year of their undergraduate programme will be required to take a summer term of teaching as their first level of study is accelerated. This means that you will be expected to make 3 payments between January 2019 and December 2019.

Fees are payable as shown in the table below:

 Fees Payable for each term
  Jan 2019 * May 2019 Sep 2019 Jan 2020 Sep 2020
Programme Start Date Jan 2019 £8,500 £8,500 £8,750 £8,750 TBC
Sep 2019 N/A N/A £8,750 £8,750 N/A

 

Please note that the above table only shows the cost for the first two years of your studies. You will still, however, be liable for fees until the end of your course. The fees after the years above are not currently listed, but will be published when they have been confirmed.

*This term only applies to January starters for their first year of study at Regent’s.

 

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.

 

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

 

Calculating fee increases

  • 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 year of study for those starting in January 2019 or September 2019
  • 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

Scholarships, funding and bursaries

Future Finance loans

Alternative loan funding* for students studying at Regent's University London.

Full details

Undergraduate loans - Student Finance England 2018/19

Funding for UK, and EU nationals, as well as students with the status of Migrant Worker.

Full details

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