Regents University London - International Business BA Hons

Regents University London

International Business BA Hons

This is a specialist degree which immerses you in the challenges of global business in today’s disruptive economy.  

Studying business across the world will build your intercultural intelligence and your ability to operate across disciplines and borders. A global outlook, language learning and intercultural intelligence are central to the course.  

You’ll learn about strategic management, economic policy and new ventures at an international level, developing your creative thinking and your ability to innovate.  

You'll also improve your global language skills, choosing to study Mandarin Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian or Spanish, with a focus on professional communication skills.  

Working with staff and students from over 140 nationalities at Regent’s will ensure you develop the vital global outlook to work in organisations across the world.  

This degree will prepare you for a career as a leader in multinational businesses or international start-ups. 

Entry Requirements

Minimum entry requirements for Level 4 students

One of the following qualifications:

  • Three GCE A-levels at grade A-C
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • A minimum GPA of 2.5 PLUS one of the following:
    - Three AP tests with an average grade of 3 or two AP tests with an average grade of 4
    - Three SAT II (Subject Tests) with a minimum score of 500 in each section or two SAT II with a minimum score of 600 in each section
    - SAT I (Reasoning Tests) with a minimum score of 1800 (600 in each section)
    - ACT with a composite score of 26 (20 in each section)
    - Dual Enrolment and College credits (1st Year) - 30 credits with a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  • Equivalent qualifications as deemed acceptable by the University

For Business & Management, Liberal Studies (Business & Management) and BSc Psychology courses, there is also a minimum maths requirement through one of the following qualifications (or equivalent):

Qualification Subject Grade
GCSE Maths C (4)
IB (any level) Maths 4
US HSD year 12 Maths related subject C

We receive applications each year from over 170 countries and are happy to assess all international qualifications.

English Language requirements 

English is our language of instruction and we require proof of your English proficiency. 
You can demonstrate your English proficiency with:

  • IELTS: Overall score of 6.5 with no score below 5.5 in any of the four components
  • PTE Academic: 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 Student 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 4 or above in English at Higher or Standard Level

Career Prospects

The complex, fast-moving world of international business offers many challenges and opportunities. The diverse nature of the BA (Hons) International Business programme will prepare you for a career as a leader, manager, strategist or entrepreneur in many different sectors and in small, large, multinational or family-run businesses across the world.

All areas of the international business sector will be open to you, including Management, Finance, Banking, IT and Big Data Analytics, Corporate Governance, Consultancy, Strategy, Retail, Human Resources, Advertising and Marketing.

You can also seek the opportunities to specialise your knowledge and skills by taking a more specialised postgraduate degree. Examples of postgraduate degrees undertaken by our students are MSc in Finance, MSc in Banking, MSc in Investment and Wealth Management, MSc in Marketing, MA in Brand Management, MA in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, MA in Human Resource Management, MSc in Management with Technology Management, etc.

Course Details

This degree combines a selection of core modules and electives, along with a choice of language options.

The curriculum is structured around an entrepreneurial challenge, supported by modules that introduce the transferable skills you will need for a career in business.

The elective modules are related to business and management subject areas. You will undertake two elective modules in your 3rd year of study, and you can choose the optional module based on your subject areas of interest. Please see the 'Two Elective Modules' segment below for more information.

Year 1

Analytical Tools for Business and Finance
Developing Tomorrow’s Global Leaders
Economics for Business
Financial and Management Accounting
Global Perspectives
Integrated Business Skills
International Business Environment
Language Module
People-Centric Organisations
Principles of Marketing in the Digital Era

Year 2

International Political Challenges
Leading with Cultural Intelligence
Managing Digital Disruption and Transformation
Research Methods
Language Module
Study Abroad (Term 2)

Applied International Business Project
International Business and Economics Policy
International Strategic Management
Planning a New International Venture
Two Elective Modules

Elective Modules

Data Visualisation and Analytics for Business
Derivatives and Risk Management
Independent Learning Project
International Brand Strategy
International Business Law
International Finance
International HRM
Language Module
Mergers & Acquisitions
Organisational Governance and Global Financial Ethics

*The information’s are correct at the time of publishing, however it may change if university makes any changes after we have published the information. While we try our best to provide correct information, It is advisable to call us or visit university website for up to date information.

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