Business and Management

BA (Hons)

Programme details

  • Next start date: Jan 2023
  • Future start date: Sep 2023
  • Study: Full-time
  • Duration: 3 years
  • UCAS code: N601
  • Study abroad: Optional

The following course information is for students applying for entry in January 2023. If you're looking to start a similar course in September 2023, please refer to this page. For the September 2023 intake, the course structure is different from what you see on the page below.


This course will teach you how to use creative management strategies to overcome challenges in the global business arena – successfully leading teams through organisational change. 

Develop your skills as an innovative, nurturing leader – learning to manage the employer-employee relationship while implementing creative strategies to ensure a better working environment for all – gaining the confidence and capability to manage organisations across the globe. 

Drawing on global case studies, you’ll gain a true insight into the different styles of leadership and the practical tools needed to design and implement initiatives, globally. You’ll explore, and begin to embody, the roles, traits and challenges of a leader – taking on managerial responsibilities within a real-life business context before critically reflecting on your performance to improve techniques. 

You’ll also hone your creative thinking and learn to manage, adapt and respond to changes quickly, including new technologies, digital disruption, transformative operations and economic migration – learning how to turn challenges into opportunities and grow businesses at pace. 

Practical, experience-based simulations and challenges with industry experts will expose you to real-world business issues and give you the strategic skills to combat them. 

You’ll have the option to undertake an independent placement or enterprise project to gain further industry experience, or you can study abroad for a term at one of Regent’s international partners to broaden your understanding of management and enterprise in a global context. You’ll also have the opportunity to learn a new language – preparing you to work in an international arena. 

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How to apply

Applying to study at Regent's University London is a straightforward process. We have put together some helpful information to guide you through the process. We accept direct applications and there is no application fee.

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Step 1: Apply

You can apply in the following ways:

  • Apply online
  • Apply through UCAS (The Regent’s UCAS code is R18)

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

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, 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.

Scholarships and funding

There are a wide variety of funding and scholarship opportunities to help you finance your studies.

For further information, please visit our scholarships and funding page.



Tuition fees


£21,500 for academic year starting September 2022 
£21,500 for the academic year starting January 2023 (Foundation entry – Level 3 entry)
£22,000 for the academic year starting January 2023 (Undergraduate – Level 4 entry)

Non-refundable advance deposit

UK students: £1,000 
Non-UK students: £4,000

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 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. The University reserves the right to alter fee levels.

Study Period Abroad (SPA)

Some programmes at Regent’s University London offer an optional or mandatory Study Period Abroad, for one or two semesters. No SPA can be undertaken in the United States.
A student who wishes to attend an “ineligible” school, which includes any school in the USA, will forfeit all funding from that semester going forward and all current loans will become due with immediate effect. For any questions regarding these terms and conditions, please email the US Loans Advisor at [email protected]. For questions regarding what an “eligible” or “deferment only” school is, please  email the IPO office, [email protected] or [email protected] before applying for a programme with an SPA module.

Teaching and assessment

Contact hours and expected workload

Information to follow.

Teaching staff

Our teaching staff represent a diverse range of professional and academic backgrounds, with a 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. We also encourage our teaching staff to undertake the Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education.

Methods of assessment

A wide range of assessment methods is used, including:

  • Examinations
  • Presentations
  • Written assignments
  • Challenge-based activities
  • Group work 
  • Case study analysis 
  • Simulations 
  • Project-based assignments 

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 Student Support & Welfare team is here to support you. We ask that you speak with us as early as you can to enable us to support you. Find out more about our disability support and contact us

Entry requirements

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.

Minimum entry requirements for Level 4 students

One of the following qualifications:

  • Three GCE A-levels at grade A-C
  • 24 points in the International Baccalaureate
  • A minimum GPA of 2.5 PLUS one of the following (applicants with a very strong GPA can be academically referred at the AO’s discretion):
    • three AP tests with an average grade of 3 or two AP tests with an average grade of 4
    • SAT: score of 1100 (550+ in both subjects)
    • ACT with a composite score of 26 (20 in each section)
    • Dual Enrolment and College credits (1st Year) - 30 credits with a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  • Equivalent qualifications as deemed acceptable by the University

We receive applications each year from over 170 countries and are happy to assess all international qualifications.

Minimum maths requirement

Qualification Subject Grade
GCSE Maths C (4)
IB (any level)  Maths 4
US HSD year 12 Maths related subject  C

English Language requirements

English is our language of instruction and we require proof of your English proficiency. 
You can demonstrate your English proficiency with:

  • IELTS: Overall score of 6.0 with no score below 5.5 in any of the four components
  • PTE Academic: Overall score of 64, with 59 or above in each individual component
  • A-level/GCSE/IGCSE English: Grade C / 4 or above 
  • International Baccalaureate: Grade 4 or above in English at Higher or Standard Level

*qualification satisfies the English language requirements of the UK Immigration and Visas (UKVI) for non- UK/Irish nationals.

This list is not exhaustive. We will review the English qualifications you submit 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.

Regent's English Proficiency Test (REPT)

We provide an online English diagnostic test known as the Regent’s English Proficiency Test (REPT). This test must be booked in advance. To find out more information and to book a test, please visit the REPT page. The REPT test is currently free of charge.

Students entering with Recognition of Prior Learning

If you are joining your programme at an advanced entry point, we require IELTS 6.5 with a minimum 6.0 in Reading and Writing, with no score below 5.5 in any other components.


Future Opportunities

Successful completion of this degree will equip you with the skills and attributes you will need to lead people and projects in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Your flexible, informed and proactive approach will enable you to pursue a career as a leader, manager, strategist or entrepreneur in many different sectors across the world.


This course combines a common set of core business management modules with specialist modules related to this course and a choice of electives. 

This is a three-year, full-time programme.

Year 1

Core Modules

BA (Hons) Business & Management
Analytical Tools for Business and Finance This module aims to enhance your employability by teaching key numerical techniques and IT tools applicable to business, finance and management. Through reflection and technological application, you will learn how to generate new ideas and identify opportunities to innovate business solutions.
Developing Tomorrow's Global Leaders This module is designed to help you to understand and embody the roles, responsibilities and traits of a true leader. Your main task will be to work together with your peers to support a charity and achieve mutually agreed objectives. Activities could include resolving a unique business problem, raising awareness for the charity, and fundraising. This challenge enables you to take on leadership responsibilities within a real-life business context. You will also be expected to critically reflect on your performance to understand and improve your management and leadership techniques. Working with students from different cultures and nationalities will also give you the intercultural intelligence to work successfully across international boundaries and become a true global leader.
Economics for Business This module focuses on both the micro- and macroeconomic environment in which businesses operate. You will gain a solid understanding of key economic concepts and their implications. This knowledge will help you to identify potential challenges that arise from globalisation and make smart business decisions to overcome them.
Exploring the Fundamentals of Leadership and Change Management In this rapidly evolving world, leaders must effectively adapt and respond to the challenge of new and emerging realities. This module will help you develop the leaderships skills to manage organisational change and achieve successful outcomes. Drawing on a wide range of global case studies, you will gain a true insight into the different styles of leadership and the practical tools to recognise, design and implement change initiatives in an organisation.
Financial and Management Accounting This introductory module focuses on financial and management accounting, with particular reference to external and internal reporting. You will learn how to make informed business decisions and communicate overall performance using key financial statements. You will also gain an understanding of the key regulations applicable to financial accounting, as well as the nature and cost implications of business decision-making. This module will give you the techniques required to prepare financial statements and formulate your own simulated business plan.
Global Perspectives This is a University-wide common module, which facilitates interpersonal, intercultural and cross-disciplinary learning for all level 4 students enrolled on Regent’s validated degree programmes. The module introduces a range of ideas and ways of thinking based around the University’s values, reflected in its learning outcomes. It encourages students to interact with the broader University community, both socially and academically, asking them to cross the physical and intellectual borders of their degree programmes. Global Perspectives aims to increase self-awareness and prepares students for their subsequent studies by familiarising them with the resources available to meet their lifelong learning needs.
Integrated Business Skills This module will help you develop key transferrable skills that can be used in both academic and workplace environments. Collaborative work will teach you how to work effectively in teams and strengthen your leadership skills. Presentation training will also help become a more confident and impactful speaker. The module will directly relate to the activities and assessment of two other level 4 modules: ‘People-Centric Organisations’ and ‘Principles of Marketing in the Digital Era’.
People-Centric Organisations This module focuses on the key issues associated with people in organisations. You will learn how to handle the employer-employee relationship effectively and implement creative strategies to ensure a better working environment. You will cover a range of disciplines including management, organisational behaviour and human resource management. This training will help you identify organisational challenges and give you the management tools to overcome them.
Principles of Marketing in the Digital Era This module will introduce you to the core principles of marketing. Critical examination of business models will give you real life insight into contemporary marketing issues and challenges such as big data, social media, sustainability and globalisation. You will learn the latest marketing practices, paying close attention to the different ways in which technology is used to improve customer relations.
One elective module Choose between: Brand Identity | Business Analytics | Business Ethics | Career Management | Chinese Culture and Society | Contemporary Intercultural Issues | Creativity, Imagination and Innovation | Design Thinking for Enterprise | Developing a Business Idea | Global Communication Skills | Green Business | Independent Enterprise Project | Independent Placement Project | Languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish) | Latin American Culture and Society | Starting Up a Business | Taking Pictures: Advanced Spanish Through Film

Year 2

Core Modules

BA (Hons) Business & Management
Business Law Business Law focuses on the fundamental principles of law relating to business transactions, commercial entities and consumer rights. You will examine different types of business organisations and the legal consequences of incorporation. A significant part of the module will focus on contract law and the various aspects of a contractual relationship. Applying legal principles to a variety of different business scenarios will help you understand the legal implications of entrepreneurship and business activity. Upon successful completion, you will have a solid understanding of the legal issues and complexities that exist within a business environment.
Creative Innovation Truly innovative ideas can create new markets, transform an entire business model and even change the world. This module will guide you through the exciting world of creativity and innovation. You will explore how creativity and innovation can make a real difference to organisations, markets and society itself. Practical assignments will teach you how to apply your creative skills using new technologies. You will also have the opportunity to participate in conferences and workshops that explore the future of creativity and innovation.
Competitive Operations To survive in today’s modern business environment, organisations must ensure their day-to-day operations remain competitive. This module explores the techniques of operations management and its limits within a modern business landscape. You will learn how to evaluate competitive operational issues and deploy operations management techniques to solve identified operational problems.
Managing Digital Disruption and Transformation This module explores emerging disruptive technologies and the risks posed by the increasing presence of artificial intelligence. You will learn how to enhance an organisation’s digital presence, as well as manage any critical issues that may arise from emerging technologies. You will also consider how these activities can equally empower or severely damage an organisation’s reputation. This exposure will also build your awareness of the regulatory requirements concerning the use of personal and commercial data, as well as cyber security and compliance frameworks.
Optimising Operations and Change Organisations must continuously transform their operational processes in order to sustain growth and compete in the 21st century landscape. Looking at the drivers and causes of organisational transformation, you will learn how to diagnose the need and readiness for organisational change. This training will develop you into an effective change leader with the insight and skills to identify potential opportunities and implement new operational processes. You will also build an awareness of the changing global environment and its implications for organisations.
Research Methods This module will teach you how to conduct independent research for both academic and professional purposes. You will learn the theoretical frameworks of the research process, together with practical insights. You will apply this knowledge to a number of different business situations and contexts, gaining an awareness of the complexities of international research studies. You will also examine current debates in business research, such as the extent to which big data will replace more traditional data collection methods.
Sustainability Current challenges such as population growth and the widening gap between nations, concerns over water, food and energy security, and the fast-paced environmental changes have become key issues for many organisations. This module focuses on the meaning and scope of sustainability, from both a business perspective and from wider societal and environmental contexts. You will develop an awareness of current national and international regulatory policies regarding sustainability and corporate responsibility. Engaging with analytical research, you will learn how to assess the challenges and opportunities for businesses and construct innovative strategies to champion sustainability.
One elective pathway module See the Year 2 Elective Pathway Modules section below for more information.
Two elective modules Choose between: Brand Identity | Business Analytics | Business Ethics | Career Management | Chinese Culture and Society | Contemporary Intercultural Issues | Creativity, Imagination and Innovation | Design Thinking for Enterprise | Developing a Business Idea | Global Communication Skills | Green Business | Independent Enterprise Project | Independent Placement Project | Languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish) | Latin American Culture and Society | Starting Up a Business | Taking Pictures: Advanced Spanish Through Film


BA (Hons) Business and Management
Corporate and Management Law This module introduces the fundamental principles of corporate and management law. You will examine the legal aspects of incorporated and unincorporated businesses, with particular emphasis on company law. The module will also determine how legal issues in leadership and management engage with corporate entities. You will reflect on the company as a corporate entity, the nature of corporate legal personality and gain an understanding of the different types of company and corporate structures. In addition, you will examine the various legal areas which affect management. You will also look at how businesses are regulated by the imposition of criminal liability. Upon successful completion of the module, you will be able to critically evaluate how managers are affected by the law and the legal responsibilities which impact the management of a corporate entity.
Entrepreneurship in Family Business Family owned businesses (FOBs) account for an enormous percentage of global employment and revenue. This module will give you a solid understanding of the dynamics of the FOB environment. You will learn how to identify and explain the role of entrepreneurship in FOBs. Applying theory to practical scenarios, you will also learn how to formulate growth strategies as well as manage family relationships and expectations. You will also explore the various dimensions of leadership in FOBs and develop the vital skills needed to manage both the family and the business.
Leading with Cultural Intelligence Cultural intelligence and intercultural competence have been identified as key skills for future global leaders. This module focuses on the development of self and others. You will engage in peer-mentoring activities, including mentoring an exchange student. Sharing experiences and helping support them as they navigate the challenges of living, studying and working in a foreign country will help you reflect on your own identity as a future global leader. The mentoring will take place online via Skype, Blackboard Collaborate or in person.
Logistics Experience Management Managing the operational performance of supply chains is an increasingly significant task that enhances the customer experience as well as the sustainability of an organisation. This module will give you the core skills to manage and leverage logistical operations. You will assess a range of logistical frameworks, analyse strategic advantages to leveraging logistics, and evaluate approaches to managing inventory. You will also learn how to design effective logistics frameworks to manage the internal and external challenges of logistics experience management.

Year 3

Core Modules

BA (Hons) Business & Management
Experiencing Leadership This module explores the experiential side of leadership. This interactive module will give you the practical tools needed to implement effective leadership strategies that inspire others at times of change in global business. You will also be encouraged to think deeply, reflexively and constructively about your role as an aspiring leader. The module covers the principles of leadership from variety of perspectives with the aim to develop your leadership potential. Engaging with new styles of communication and decision-making, you will learn to develop a leadership style that is both effective and responsible.
Two elective pathway modules See the Year 3 Elective Pathway Modules section below for more information.
Strategic Governance, Leadership and Change Some companies have the financial power to make decisions that impact stakeholders within and beyond the company itself. This module aims to enhance your awareness of the level of responsibility that many companies possess and the impact it can have on individuals, an industry and the wider society. You will consider how guidance, laws and practices can influence the attitudes and behaviours of organisations. Tackling real world business issues in practical workshops will help you develop strong leadership and strategic management skills. Another key focus on this module is the study of change management. You will examine the ethical perspectives that come in to play when an organisation chooses to make a decision that could potentially impact the wider society.
Strategic Analysis Strategy can be seen as having two main schools – the ‘market-based school’ and ‘resource-based school’. This module explores both perspectives, giving you the knowledge and skills to create an appropriate ‘strategic fit’ for a given organisation. You will learn how to use a range of strategic tools and techniques that are used across many business contexts and organisations. You will explore how organisations analyse their context both externally (environment, industry/market etc.) as well as internally (culture, structure etc.). By the end of the module, you will be able to combine insights from a range of techniques to give a multi-faceted view of the organisation.
Leadership and Change Pathway Capstone The Capstone module is the summative module that brings together all the knowledge and skills that you have gained on your pathway in a practical project. You will choose an organisation or industry and investigate their management and leadership practices. Using consultative approaches, you will evaluate key leadership and change management issues and the potential impact they have on individuals and organisations. The aim of this project is to expose you to the types of problems and challenges that leaders face and to train you with the skills to overcome them. You will learn how to implement creative solutions to resolve a range of complex and unpredictable problems. Critical reflection will enable you to assess your performance in order to shape and improve your leadership and management style. This major project will help you develop your own critical framework of what contemporary leadership and change management practice looks like to you.

Year 3 elective modules

BA (Hons) Business and Management - Year 3 Elective Pathway Modules

Module Title
Data Visualisation and Analytics for Business In the digital age, crucial insights can be discovered from sources that underpin organisations in all sectors. This module will give you an understanding of big data analysis and effective information visualisation for management decision-making. You will explore human visual perception and apply it practically through data visualisation techniques. Applied sessions will build your knowledge of descriptive and inferential analytics and give you the key skills to become a modern data explorer. You will use cutting-edge software tools such as Viya or JMP from SAS, as well as other industry-recognised tools. As well as the usual academic credit, you will have the opportunity to obtain a joint SAS-Regent’s certificate in recognition of the applied skills learnt during this module. This understanding of visual analytics and big data will enhance your employability and help you stand out from other graduates in your field.
Independent Learning Project The independent learning project is designed to allow you the time and resource to pursue your own learning and research into a topic of your choice. The aim of the ILP is to enable you to critically explore, analyse, and evaluate a specific contemporary phenomenon of the fourth industrial revolution on an organisation within a business management, technological, political, economic, social and/or cultural context, and to develop your aptitude for independent research and analysis.
International Brand Strategy What makes a brand appealing? In this module, you will learn to effectively build, manage, and strategically position brands, and recommend potential overall and specific branding direction for businesses. You will discover the rational and emotional drivers which cause a brand to be appealing, or not appealing, for relevant target audiences anywhere in the world. By the end of this module, you will have developed your core skills in specialised marketing as well as broadened your knowledge of marketing in an international context.
International Business Law This module examines the legal aspects of international business law. You will examine the principal characteristics, purpose and functions of public international law. The relationship and the interaction between public and private international law will also be considered. This knowledge will help you to develop a critical understanding of how international law operates both on an international and national level. You will also cover topics including international organisations, international marketing and data protection law, international labour and environmental law, the law on banking and finance, and EU and competition law. This module also examines the various mechanisms for the resolution of international business disputes such as jurisdiction, enforcement and alternative dispute resolution. Upon successful completion of this module, you will be able to critically evaluate how managers are affected by international business law and the legal responsibilities that affect the management of a corporate entity.
International Human Resource Management This module is designed to address many of the key aspects involved in attracting, retaining, and developing people in a global context for achieving and retaining competitive advantage of the organisation. Drawing on a wide range of theories and insightful global real-life case studies, this module provides a real-world understanding of the key debates and practices around human resource management in an international business context. This module will also develop your ability to operate in a team, delivering both written and oral presentations.
Planning a New International Venture This module will allow you to experience the creation of a business plan. The technological age has enabled small and medium-sized enterprises and family businesses to compete effectively with larger organisations. Understanding the ways in which a new business can achieve success on the global stage in the modern day is a core principle of entrepreneurship. As such, this module will see you investigating and researching various aspects of a potential new venture and working alongside others to bring your concept to light.

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