Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Arts (Hons)
Business & Management
Regent's University London
Our new range of liberal studies degrees provides a true US-style liberal arts education, a first in the UK. You choose a ‘major’ subject area whilst taking a range of ‘electives’ to tailor your degree to match your passions and interests. Every module in our liberal studies programme has been specifically designed for the degree, delivering you a broad-based education which engages you in critical and interdisciplinary thinking. Liberal arts graduates are well-prepared to make the most of opportunities in a fast-moving global economy.
The BA (Hons) Liberal Studies (Business & Management) is designed to provide a thorough framework in broad-based business and management knowledge and to develop skills necessary to thrive in a dynamic and challenging business environment.
It is organised around core business subject areas, such as accounting, marketing, operations, and around core management subjects (including people management and creative leadership). A key aim of this programme is to develop an understanding of the nature of business as a whole and equip you with the tools and techniques applicable to a wide variety of business situations.
Key skills, aims and objectives
- Critical thinking, analysis and problem solving skills
- Ability to manage and lead, people and teams
- Ability to use research methods effectively
- Global mind-set and intellectual creativity
- Situational awareness and adaptability
Requirements / Application
We require a minimum of three passes at GCE A-level at grade C or above, and five passes at GCSE/IGCSE level at grade C or above, including English and Maths. Or at least 30 US post-secondary credit hours or equivalent with a minimum GPA of 2.5.
We also accept equivalent qualifications, including:
- Five Scottish Highers
- Five Irish Leaving Certificates
- International Baccalaureate Full Diploma
- French Baccalaureate
- German Abitur
- Italian Maturita
- US High School Diploma with 3 APs at grade 3 or 2 APs at grade 4
- Swedish Slutbetyg
Other equivalent international qualifications as recommended by the National Academic Recognition Information Centre (NARIC) will be accepted; please contact us for further information.
Please note, if you are applying with a 12-year high school qualification such as an American High School Diploma (without any AP passes), you will normally be required to complete the one-year Integrated Foundation before progressing to your chosen BA (Hons) degree course.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Regent’s University London accepts Recognised Prior Learning (RPL), which may make it possible for you to begin your studies at a more advanced level within the programme. If you have already participated in degree level education, you may be able to transfer some of your credits towards the BA Liberal Studies programme.
This will be evaluated by the relevant programme director and the RACL Academic Advising Team on a case-by-case basis. For consideration, applicants should have three passes at GCE A-level at grade C or above or equivalent and least 30 US post-secondary credit hours or equivalent with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Or at least 60 US post-secondary credit hours or equivalent with a minimum GPA of 2.5.
How to apply
Applying to study at RUL is a quick and easy process. We accept direct applications, have no formal application deadlines and there is no application fee.
You can apply in the following ways:
- Apply online
- Apply directly to us using the application form (see our website)
- Apply through The Common Application
For more information about entry requirements and the application process, please refer to the BA (Hons) Liberal Studies (Business & Management) programme page.
Tuition / Fees
Fees September 2017
Annual tuition fee: £16,400
Home/EU advance deposit: £500 (non-refundable)
Non-EU advance deposit: £4,000 (non-refundable)
Students with three B grades at A-level (or equivalent qualification), and progressing Regent's foundation students who achieve a minimum 70% average across all modules will receive a £1,500 scholarship for each year of their degree programme. Read more
As part of our public benefit commitment, we want to ensure that no student is deterred from applying to Regent’s University London because of financial difficulties. Each year we offer a number of means-tested University bursaries for full-time study on undergraduate programmes. Read more
Student Finance England
Funding for UK, and EU nationals, as well as students with the status of Migrant Worker. Read more
US Financial Aid
Direct subsidised and unsubsidised loans for US citizens, as well as Direct PLUS loans for eligible US citizens and Green Card holders administered by the US Department of Education (USED) for all eligible degree programmes offered at Regent’s University London. Read more
Future Finance loans
Alternative loan funding for students studying at Regent's University London
Duration of study
3 years, Full time
You will acquire the skills that a good business leader and manager needs, including the ability to apply critical analysis to key organisational issues, and an awareness of the responsibilities of managers in an economic, social and environmental context.
The Business and Management major will open doors for you to work in a wide variety of positions in the private, public and charitable sectors. You will have the potential for a stimulating career in a number of diverse industries where you will be able to apply a global and relevant context.