Management - MA

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.  

Why should I choose this programme?

The MA Management will equip you with the essential business and life skills to master management practices at an enhanced level. You will be prepared to become a more effective leader, manager and citizen, capable of making a positive difference in both your work and community.

You will make an advanced study of leadership styles and management practices, and look at the personal style of particular leaders – how they manage people and operate in a changing external context.

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 how to think for yourself, work in teams and take responsibility. The programme will foster your self-reliance and self-awareness, your ability to cope with change and ambiguity, and your sense of accountability.

This degree is recognised by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), providing you with access to CMI resources. You will be able to apply for CMI membership by contacting your Head of Programme.  

Key skills, aims and objectives

  • Develop positive and critical attitudes towards management and leadership, change and enterprise, enabling you to respond positively to a dynamic, complex global environment
  • The opportunity to develop your interests and knowledge through options in a range of specialist areas, such as family business, international negotiation or coaching
  • Develop critical self-awareness, inner qualities and transferable skills in management and leadership practice

Future opportunities

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.

Endorsement

  • For the duration of this programme you will become a member of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and receive a NVQ level 7 Extended Diploma upon succesful completion of your studies. As a member of the CMI you will receive recognition of being affiliated with a professional body, have access to research materials, CMI events, job listings as well as the opportunity to have a mentor. 
  • If you choose to study the Business Analytics elective module, you will receive a SAS certificate of attendance. For more information on our membership as a SAS Student Academy, please see here.
  • As a student of MA Management, you will have the opportunity to attend Continued Personal Development (CPD) accredited workshops. Examples of workshops include but are not limited to:
    • Dealing with Conflict
    • Developing Mental Toughness
    • The Art of Selling
    • Speed Networking
    • Ethics and Me
    • Psychometrics of Group Dynamics

Length

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.

Modules

This is a full-time programme, comprising three terms of study. You will take the following core modules:

  • Leadership
  • Managing Complexity
  • Organisational Dynamics
  • Research Methods
  • Strategy and Decision-Making
  • Dissertation/Business Project/Business Start-Up

Elective modules

In addition to the core modules, you will choose two of the following elective modules:

  • Business Analytics
  • Coaching
  • 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

See module descriptions

Future start dates

18 January 2017

Apply online for January 2017

 

25 September 2017

Apply online for September 2017

 

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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 January 2017

Full tuition fee: £17,050 
Registration fee: £250 (non-refundable)
Non-EU advance deposit: £2,000 (non-refundable)

Fees September 2017

Full tuition fee: £17,300
Home/EU advance deposit: £500 (non-refundable)
Non-EU advance deposit: £4,000 (non-refundable)

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Academic 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.

Exceptional entry
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

PLEASE NOTE: Latest update regarding ETS & TOEFL testing – The Home Office has suspended all ETS tests, including TOEFL exams, as evidence of English language ability from new visa applicants.

Please see the Home Office website for further information: https://www.gov.uk/government/world-location-news/changes-to-english-language-certification-for-visa-applications--3

Therefore, if you are relying on an ETS / TOEFL certificate for Visa purposes please be aware that you will now need to take an alternative English proficiency test.

We will continue to accept the following English language proficiency tests:

  • IELTS
  • PTE Academic
  • Cambridge Advanced
  • Regent’s University London on campus diagnostic test

If you have taken and submitted the TOEFL test as part of your admissions application, or have any questions in relation to the above, please do not hesitate to make contact with our Admissions team to seek further advice and support.

– 18/07/2014

 

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.

Please also note that you may be exempt from taking an English language test if the last three years of your full-time education have been taught completely in English.

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-immigration

On-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. For more information, or to arrange a test, please contact us: exrel@regents.ac.uk

How to apply

For advice and guidance on study-related visas and immigration, please view our visas and immigration webpage.

Applying to study at Regent's is a quick and easy 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:

Once you have completed the application form, please send us the following supporting documents, by post, email or fax:

  • Copies of academic transcripts and certificates from all previous studies (i.e. secondary school and/or university certificates)
  • One letter of academic reference
  • A 300-500 word personal statement outlining the reasons for applying to your chosen course, and how you feel you will benefit from the course of study
  • A copy of your passport photograph (ID) page
  • One recent passport-sized, colour photograph, jpeg format (this must be emailed to us at: admit@regents.ac.uk)
  • If not a native English speaker, proof of your English proficiency
  • CV/resume

Step 2 Making an offer

We will assess whether you meet our minimum entry requirements and will make you an offer by both email and post, or notify you that you have been unsuccessful.

If you have completed your education and have met all the entry requirements, you will be sent an unconditional offer. If you still have to finish your exams, or have yet to submit supporting documentation, you will be issued a conditional offer.

You can expect to receive a decision on your application within 10 working days of receipt of your completed application and supporting documents.

Step 3 Accepting the offer

If you wish to accept the offer you must:

  • Confirm your acceptance via email/post/telephone/in person
  • Pay the registration fee (non-refundable)
  • Pay the non-EU advance tuition fee deposit, if applicable (non-refundable)

Please note: although there is no formal deadline to pay your registration fee or non-EU advance deposit, if you need to apply for an international student visa to study in the UK, then we recommend that you pay these as soon as possible.

Please see here for information on how to pay.

Step 4 Full acceptance and visa

On receipt of your acceptance we will issue the final set of documentation and, where needed, the relevant visa support documentation. To find out if you need a student visa please consult the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) website for current information: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-visas-and-immigration (please note it is your own responsibility to arrange the appropriate visa).

Scholarships, funding and bursaries

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.

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Fulbright Commission All-Disciplines (Open) Postgraduate Award

Awards to US citizens for the first year of Master's or PhD study in any subject, or to conduct a period of independent research, covers the first year's tuition and a living stipend.

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Regent's Postgraduate Progression Scholarships

Regent's Postgraduate Progressions Scholarships reward the loyalty of undergraduate students who progress to entrol on a postgraduate degree with us. It's our way of saying thank you.

Scholarships are worth up to 15% of tuition fees. The higher your degree classification, the higher the scholarship amount you will be awarded.

  • 1st class degree = 15% tuition fee reduction 
  • 2:1 class degree = 10% tuition fee reduction
  • 2:2 class degree = 5% tuition fee reduction

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Future Finance loans

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

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Postgraduate loans - Student Finance England 2016-17

Student Finance England (SFE) is now offering funding for UK and EU nationals, as well as students with the status of Migrant Worker (under the age of 60 on the date of first class of the first Master’s degree).

Students, who already hold one Master’s degree (or an equivalent or higher-level qualification) will not be eligible.

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The Regent’s University London India Postgraduate Taught Masters scholarships

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Study methods

The practical application of academic learning is a key feature of the programme. You will study a range of contrasting theoretical perspectives, research models and outputs, and put them into practice through business simulations.

Terms 1 and 2 are preceded by an Action Learning Week during which you will develop essential skills for business and life through a series of hands-on workshops focusing on your personal and professional development. There is a recurring emphasis on team development and teamwork, and you will be assessed on your competence in these areas. You will be guided to complete various psychometric tests in personality and your role in a team. This will enable you to develop your skills accordingly.

An exciting off-campus outbound leadership and team-management experience will enhance your ability to lead and work as part of a team. You will gain knowledge and insights directly relevant to the world of work, learning to work in teams and take responsibility for making decisions.

Assessment structure

Methods of assessment include tests, essays, coursework assignments, individual and group projects, reports, team simulation exercises, presentations, research proposals and business plans.

Students with disabilities

Some classes may be delivered in teaching rooms accessed via stairs. If you have a condition that affects your mobility and you require ground floor rooms, or rooms with lift access, please notify Student Registry as soon as possible. You are also advised to contact the Disability Officer.

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Regent’s University London has no connection with Regent University of Virginia USA

 

 

Last updated: 20 January 2017

 

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Key information

Name
Management
Qualification
MA
Level
Postgraduate
Study mode
Full time
Duration
12 - 16 months
Tuition fees
£17,050 *
Scholarships
Yes *
Next start date
18 January 2017
Future start date
Study abroad
No
Validation
Regent's University London

* See the admissions tab for further details on fees and scholarships

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Endorsement

CMI


This degree is recognised by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). Students on this programme are provided with access to CMI resources during their studies, and can apply for CMI membership by contacting their Head of Programme.