At Avanse Financial Services, we strive to make your academic journey seamless, and hence, we have introduced the Students Speak series for study abroad aspirants like you. In this episode, we are in conversation with Nikita Singh, who will be pursuing a Master’s degree in International Management from Regent College, London, UK. Let’s discover her academic journey so far, her reasons to study in UK, and some interesting information about the course and university.
Nikita completed her Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology from Banasthali Vidyapith University in July 2020. Soon after finishing her graduation, she resolved to pursue her higher education abroad. Unfortunately, the world witnessed a global lockdown due to the COVID-19 crisis that forced many students, including Nikita, to put their study abroad plans on hold. But the pandemic did not shake Nikita’s determination as she zealously started her entrance exam preparation to be ready to embark on her study abroad journey once the pandemic ended.
Initially, Nikita had shortlisted Germany to pursue her higher studies as she had completed a level one German course from her university. However, she later decided to opt for a course from English speaking countries as it will open a new window of opportunities post completion of her course. She began to prepare for IELTS and got the results in September. After successfully clearing the entrance exam, she began researching universities to study abroad. Although studying abroad seemed like an arduous task due to the unprecedented health crisis, she persisted. Eventually, her perseverance paid off as the UK opened its borders to welcome international students.
Nikita passionately proceeded with her next set of plans as her friend studying in the UK further confirmed that the UK had opened the borders for study abroad students. She shortlisted the educational institutions based on study programs, their respective tuition fees, the cost of living and other relevant parameters. She selected a few varsities that met her requirement and initiated the application process. Finally, her hard work and patience won her 3 to 4 offer letters. She chose Master’s in International Management from Regent College as it is a 1-year course that suits her plan.
Regent College was established in 2010 and now has campuses located in Kingsbury, Central London, Harrow and Wembley. It has formed a partnership with several universities to offer well-recognized courses. As per the National Student Survey (NSS) 2021, the college enjoys a 90% Student Satisfaction rate. To empower its student fraternity to be future-ready, it has tie-ups with leading businesses too.
The study program that Nikita will be pursuing is MSc. in International Management, which will chisel her to be an influential leader. This course is validated by the University of Bolton, which makes this one of the most sought after courses. The course will enable students to develop professional skills by preparing them to manage global business operations. The coursework includes some interesting subjects such as Strategic Management, Financial Management, Business Development and more.
The study program will comprise 80% coursework and 20% assessment. You will be amazed to know that the university has assigned Student Service Officers who will guide you to find suitable work opportunities post completion of your studies. This course will empower students to build a global career in areas such as Marketing, HR, Finance, Information Systems, and International Banking to name a few.
So, this is all about Nikita’s academic journey so far, her reasons to study in the UK, and some interesting information about the course and university. In the next episode, we will cover interesting aspects such as her motivation to pursue overseas education, research mechanism, and the university application process. Meanwhile, if you have any query, please feel free to connect with us.
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