Master, Master of Arts (M.A.)
Business & Management
The MA Management offers an advanced study of management and the changing global context in which organisations operate. The programme emphasises the personal nature of effective management and leadership, developing graduates who can become catalysts for change in both business and society.
This programme combines management and leadership theory, practice and values while nurturing the social and emotional aspects of learning.There is strong emphasis on teamwork and practical, experience-based learning linked to and focused on the world of management and leadership.
The programme philosophy is to ‘cultivate the seeds of possibilities’ – bringing together management and leadership theory, practice and values while nurturing the social and emotional aspects of learning, and encouraging you to act with confidence in challenging situations.
This is a full-time programme, comprising three terms of study. You will take the following core modules:
- Managing Complexity
- Organisational Dynamics
- Research Methods
- Strategy and Decision-Making
- Dissertation/Business Project/Business Start-Up
In addition to the core modules, you will choose two of the following elective modules:
- Business Analytics
- Creative Processes
- Emerging Economies Enterprise
- Entrepreneurship and Innovation
- Family Business
- International Business and Economic Policy
- International Negotiation
- Private Equity and Venture Capital
- Transnational Marketing Seminar
Requirements / ApplicationAcademic requirements
We require a minimum of a lower second class (2:2) UK Honours undergraduate degree, in any discipline, from a recognised institution. Other equivalent international qualifications as recommended by the National Academic Recognition Centre will be accepted. If you are unsure as to the comparability of your qualification, please contact us.
If you do not meet the direct entry requirements for admission to this programme, you may be eligible for exceptional entry. To be accepted via this route you must have undertaken a minimum of two years’ relevant work experience in an organisational setting. You will be required to provide a 1000-word statement outlining your rationale for applying to the programme, and how your previous experience is of relevance. Finally, you may be required to attend a formal interview with the programme director and/or Postgraduate Admissions Panel where relevant.English requirements
For those applicants whose mother tongue is not English, we require a recent pass in any of the following qualifications:
- Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English, grade C
- GCSE/IGCSE English, grade C (for non-EU IGCSE students, please provide along with the IGCSE certificate, the Supplementary Certifying Statement with the breakdown of component grades)
- IB Diploma English A grade 5 or above HL or SL. English B grade 5 at HL
- IELTS (International English Language Testing System) with an overall score of 6.5 (for non-EU students: a minimum score of 5.5 in each component)
- TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of 90 (internet-based test) (TOEFL results not accepted post 17 April 2014 for non EU/UK students)
- Pearson Test (PTE Academic) score of 58 (for non-EU Students: a minimum score of 51 in each component)
- Trinity College London Level 1 Certificate in ESOL Skills for life (B2): a pass in reading, listening, speaking, writing (applicable to non-EU and EU students)
- Trinity College London Level 2 Certificate in ESOL Skills for life (C1): a pass in reading, listening, speaking, writing (applicable to non-EU and EU students)
- Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English II (B2): a pass in reading, listening, speaking, writing (applicable to non-EU and EU students)
Please note that the above list is not exhaustive; for more information about other accepted English language qualifications, please contact us.
Students who require an international student visa to study in the UK and whose native language is not English, are also be required to meet specific grade requirements and conditions of study as stipulated by the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI). Please check their website for current information: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-visas-and-immigrationOn-campus diagnostic test
If you live in London, or are able to visit us, we can offer you a free English diagnostic test.
This test is offered through Regent's Institute of Languages & Culture
and should be arranged in advance. Please note, this is a diagnostic test for Regent’s University London only.
Tuition / Fees
Tuition fees are set for the University’s financial year which runs from 1 August to 31 July. Annual fees for students commencing studies in spring will span financial years. Spring and autumn fees will be invoiced at the rate applicable for that term.Fees September 2017
Full tuition fee: £17,300
Home/EU advance deposit: £500 (non-refundable)
Non-EU advance deposit: £4,000 (non-refundable)
Possible scholarships Regent's University London
Duration of study
There are two entry points a year in January and September. If you begin your studies in September, it will take approximately 12 months to complete the programme. If you start in January, it will take approximately 16 months.
You will graduate with a diverse portfolio of professional knowledge and skills that will be valued by employers worldwide. You will be equipped with the transferable skills that will enable you to succeed in a variety of different organisational contexts, including the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. Specialist areas that could be open to you include management consulting, running a family business, developing new businesses and products, training and coaching.