Master of Arts, MA
Business & Management
Regent's University London
In a world that is increasingly interconnected – economically, politically and socially – today’s leaders need a wide-ranging understanding of today’s business issues, plus the wider management, entrepreneurial and communication skills that will enable them to thrive in a changing global environment.
The MA International Business is designed for students seeking to build a career in an international business setting. It will enable you to develop a sound understanding of international business, together with capability in the key linked disciplines of international marketing, human resource management, finance and entrepreneurship.
The option to study a language is an important aspect of the programme, enabling you to communicate effectively in an international business context. Options for language study include Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.
Why should I choose this programme?
The programme will develop your knowledge and critical understanding of international business issues. You will increase your awareness of change and the dynamics of different cultures, and develop evaluative and problem-solving skills.
There is a strong focus on developing your personal as well as professional attributes. You will evaluate your own strengths and abilities, and plan your own development, learning to act on your own initiative and take responsibility for your actions.
Key skills, aims and objectives
- develop your interests and knowledge through options in a range of specialist areas, such as family business, international negotiation or coaching
- develop evaluative and problem-solving skills
- increase your awareness of change and the dynamics of different cultures
- ability to analyse complex situations, respond with creative solutions and communicate effectively in almost any situation
Requirements / Application
A minimum of a lower-second class (2:2) UK honours undergraduate degree or its international equivalent from a recognised institution. Other equivalent international qualifications as recommended by the National Academic Recognition Information Centre will be accepted. If you are unsure as to the comparability of your qualification, please contact us.
We also welcome applications from candidates who do not meet the essential entry criteria outlined above. In order to be accepted for exceptional entry, you must:
How to apply
- Hold a minimum of two years’ managerial work experience
- Provide a 1000-word personal statement outlining your reasons for applying, and how your previous experience is of relevance to the programme you are applying for
- Be prepared to attend an interview with the Postgraduate Admissions Panel
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 MA International Business programme page.
Tuition / Fees
Fees September 2017
Full tuition fee: £17,300
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
The diverse, practical nature of the programme will enable you to develop a range of transferable skills that will enhance your employment prospects across a wide range of businesses. Your skills will also open doors to you in areas such as management strategy, consulting, marketing and developing business start-ups.