Kent Business School at the University of Kent

Kent Business School (KBS) is a leading Business School, ranked in the top 30 in the UK and is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) which places KBS within the top institutions globally for business degrees, with only 5% of the world’s Business Schools attaining this accreditation. Engaging teaching, world-class research, professional partnerships and an international community create an exciting atmosphere in which to learn, where innovation is encouraged and challenges welcomed.

Scholarships & Funding

The University of Kent has funding options available. Use the university guide to financial assistance as a foundation for your research into the full range of funding opportunities.

Location

The UK is a popular place to study, and KBS is particularly well-located in South-East England. Our campus is in the historic and beautiful city of Canterbury; well-known as a city-break destination for anyone that enjoys art, culture, history, restaurants and night-life. The campus itself is set in woodlands and is walking distance from Canterbury city centre. In addition, Canterbury is 56 minutes by train to London, and 2.5 hours to Paris. Public transport is easily available and reliable.

Research & Faculty

Following the most recent Research Excellent Framework, Kent Business School was ranked 25th out of 101 UK institutions for research intensity in the Times Higher Education. In addition, 98% of our research was judged to be of international quality. We host many externally funded research projects with high profile partners. Recent and current examples include the Economic and Social Research Council, the World Bank and the European Commission.

Information for International Students

Studying at Kent Business School is an exciting life experience. We have designed an excellent academic experience, and also a pleasant environment for social and cultural engagement. There is support available for our international students as soon as an application is made. From practical information on visas to language skills and finding accommodation. This support continues when you become a student to help you make the most of your time at the university. KBS values the input of international students to the learning experience. Business is global, and so is our outlook.

Information for UK Students

Studying for a business Masters is now a desirable option in the UK. Whether full-time or part-time, studying business at this level is a huge differentiator for functional specialists, and allows business practitioners to further specialize and reinvigorate their strategic thinking. Kent Business Schools performs exceptionally well for career prospects*3:

  • 19th in the UK for Business, Management & Marketing graduating students’ career prospects
  • 19th in the UK for Accounting & Finance graduating students’ career prospects
  • 91% of our postgraduate students agree that they feel better prepared for their future careers and that their course was intellectually stimulating*4.

Join KBS. We look forward to hearing from you.

  • *8th for graduate prospects in Accounting & Finance in The Guardian University Guide 2018
  • *9th for Marketing in The Complete University Guide 2018
  • *11th for graduate prospects in business and management in The Times Good University Guide 2018
  • *12th for course satisfaction in business and management in The Guardian University Guide 2018

In addition to the Finance programmes available within this School, the University of Kent offers other postgraduate Finance degrees through its Centre of Finance, a strategic initiative by the University to meet the increasingly exacting demands of employers, financiers and policy-makers keen to secure success for their organisations.

Programs taught in:
  • English

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Kent Business School, University of Kent

The BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance degree programme at Kent Business School is specifically designed to ensure it responds to the changing needs and expectations... ... [+]

Location: Canterbury

The BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance degree programme at Kent Business School is specifically designed to ensure it responds to the changing needs and expectations of today’s accountancy profession, with an international perspective on business.Broaden your skills with specialist accounting teaching staff, many of whom hold professional accountancy qualifications and have experience in a wide range of management disciplines, all with an international focus. You will gain a grounded academic education with an emphasis on key skills such as numeracy, oral and written communication, group work and computing. We offer the opportunity to spend a year on work placement, or to combine accounting with related subjects. Our supportive and flexible approach to teaching gives you the confidence and skills you need to follow the path that most interests you.You have the option of taking the BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance degree with a year in industry on a professional work placement, which is a great way to develop and equip you with employability skills. We have an excellent record of graduate employment with our graduates moving into a whole range of careers including professional training in public practice (chartered accountancy) or in industry, commerce or the public sector, or financial services or general management.... [-]

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Kent Business School, University of Kent

The BA (Hons) Business & Management degree covers a blend of academic theories and methodologies together with hands-on practical experience and real industry insight ... [+]

Location: Medway

Our Business & Management degree covers a blend of academic theories and methodologies together with hands-on practical experience and real industry insight. You will explore a wide range of exciting and challenging business topics including the global business environment, economics, accountancy, marketing, strategy, operations management, human resource management and quantitative skills. You will be taught by leading subject experts with a mixture of both extensive professional experience and academic research excellence.

The Year in Industry on a professional work placement equips you with transferable business skills that significantly develop your career prospects and is greatly valued by global employers, as you will gain a genuine appreciation of today’s changing world of business, giving you a solid grounding and real-world experience of the industry. Membership of the student-led Business Society and links with large employers all contribute to an unrivaled university experience and also enhance your employability.... [-]

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Kent Business School, University of Kent

Our Finance and Investment degree teaches you how to apply economic and financial principles to real business situations. It prepares you for a career in a broad range of ... [+]

Overview

Kent Business School delivers a high standard of business education and is the largest school at the University of Kent. Our academic research and links with global business inform our teaching, ensuring a curriculum that is both rigorous and current. We are a top 20 UK business school for our academic teaching and student satisfaction.

Our degree program

This four-year program prepares you for a career in a broad range of sectors including financial management, investment banking, and equity trading. In your first year, you study financial accounting, data analysis, statistics, financial markets and instruments, economics for business and quantitative methods for finance. This gives you a thorough understanding of the core principles of finance and investment.... [-]

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4 years
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Kent Business School, University of Kent

This programme provides a thorough grounding in business, and specialist knowledge and skills in international business. ... [+]

Location: Canterbury

This programme provides a thorough grounding in business and specialist knowledge and skills in international business.

The modern business environment is increasingly international. Consequently, this programme focuses on core topics that are key to all businesses' success, combined with the study of contemporary issues within the international business environment. You have the option of studying a modern European language, and the opportunity to spend a year in Europe or Asia at one of our partner universities.

The programme equips you with the key skills and knowledge essential for managing a business, both domestically and within an international context. It will strongly appeal to students who are considering a future career in international management.... [-]

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Kent Business School, University of Kent

The Management BSc is taught in Kent Business School (K.B.S.). The program aims to develop a new kind of business professional for the 21st century, as alive to their soc ... [+]

Overview

The Management BSc is taught in Kent Business School (K.B.S.). The programme aims to develop a new kind of business professional for the 21st century, as alive to their social responsibilities to the community as to the needs of their investors, shareholders and employers.

The programme develops your leadership skills in relation to decision-making, problem-solving, teamworking, negotiation, and employee performance management. It produces graduates who can pursue operational line management positions in a range of diverse organizations, including public, private and non-profit, as a stepping stone to senior management positions.... [-]

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August 2020
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Kent Business School, University of Kent

The programme provides a thorough grounding in general business subjects while developing more detailed knowledge and skills within the specialism of Marketing. ... [+]

Location: Canterbury

The BSc Marketing programme offers you the opportunity to pursue a thorough grounding in general business subjects while developing more detailed knowledge and skills within the specialism of Marketing.

This programme not only gives you a thorough grounding in the core topics that are key for all businesses' success, but combines this with the study of contemporary issues within Marketing.

The programme equips you with the key skills and knowledge essential for managing a business and specialist Marketing skills and knowledge. It will strongly appeal to students who are considering a future career in Marketing.

Accredited by The Chartered Institute of Marketing, Kent Business School has joined forces with CIM to give students the opportunity to gain professional qualifications through CIM Graduate Gateway. CIM qualifications are highly sought after by employers, and map alongside our own degrees which ensures we are equipping students with the best opportunities for a successful marketing career.... [-]

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