MA Management

Regent’s University London

Program Description

MA Management

Regent’s University London

Management MA

Immerse yourself in a practical, holistic approach to management and master the skills of leadership.

Key information

  • Name: Management
  • Qualification: MA
  • Level: Postgraduate
  • Study mode: Full time
  • Duration: 12 - 16 months
  • Tuition fees: £18,000 *
  • Scholarships: Yes *
  • Next start date: September 2018
  • Future start date: January 2019
  • Study abroad: No
  • Validation: Regent's University London

*For more information please refer to the fees and financial support sections below.

Overview

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.

Structure

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

Teaching & assessment

Assessment structure

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

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.

Students with disabilities

Some of our programmes encourage trips outside of the campus. If you have a condition that affects your mobility you are advised to contact the Disability Officer.

Careers

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.

The MA Management programme has been dual-accredited by CMI. Upon successful completion of the degree programme, students will be eligible to receive a CMI Level 7 qualification in Strategic Management and Leadership (subject to CMI moderation and student registration request per set deadline).

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The Chartered Management Institute is the only chartered professional body that is dedicated to management and leadership.

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. Typically, we will make an offer to a student holding a minimum lower second class (2:2) UK Honours undergraduate degree from a recognised institution. Other equivalent international qualifications from recognised institutions will be accepted.

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:

  • Hold a minimum of two years’ relevant 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

English Language requirements

We require proof of English Proficiency. For example, we ask for:

  • IELTS: Overall score of 6.5, with 6.0 or above in all 4 component parts
  • Pearson’s Test for English (PTE): Overall score of 58, with 51 or above in each individual component
  • TOEFL IBT: Overall score 80 (We do not accept TOEFL from applicants requiring a Tier 4 visa, as this qualification is no longer accepted by the UK Visas and Immigration Department (UKVI)
  • A-level/GCSE/IGCSE English: grade C / 4 or above (for IGCSE certificates, please provide the Supplementary Certifying Statement with the breakdown of component grades)
  • International Baccalaureate: Grade 5 in A1 or A2 English at Higher or Standard Level

This list is not exhaustive, we will review the English qualifications you have 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.

On-campus diagnostic test

For offer holders in London, we can provide a free on-campus English diagnostic test. This test must be arranged in advance. Please note, this is a diagnostic test for Regent’s University London only.

Fees

Fees September 2018

  • Full tuition fee: £18,000
  • Home/EU advance deposit: £1,000 (non-refundable)
  • Non-EU advance deposit: £4,000 (non-refundable)

Fees January 2019

  • Full tuition fee: £18,250
  • Home/EU advance deposit: £1,000 (non-refundable)
  • Non-EU advance deposit: £4,000 (non-refundable)

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.

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Last updated May 10, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
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Sept. 2018
Duration
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12 - 16 months
Full time
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18,000 GBP
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United Kingdom - London, England
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