University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business and Management with a year in Industry

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Course summary

The Business and Management degree at Kent is far-ranging and through detailed theory and hands-on experience, builds important leadership skills across a range of business areas. You’ll learn the fundamentals of how businesses operate from leading academic experts. Explore topics such as management principles, marketing, accounting, and the international business environment. As you progress, you’ll be introduced to the advanced concepts of many business and management disciplines with the flexibility to tailor your course to suit your interests. You take a Year in Industry following your second year of study, enabling you to apply your expertise in a work setting while earning a salary. You will graduate with the skills and confidence to succeed in your graduate role, and develop valuable work experience for your CV. Reasons to Study Business and Management at Kent

  • Tailor your degree to suit your aspirations with optional modules
  • Our Course is accredited by the Charted Management Institute (CMI), making you eligible to gain the CMI level 5 professional certificate in Management and Leadership
  • We feature in the top 1% of business schools globally with triple accreditation status from AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS
  • Gain employability support during your studies and for three years after you graduate.
  • Add a Year Abroad or Year in Industry for real-world experience or take a 'Selfie Year' and launch your own business through ASPIRE.

Modules

Stage 1 Your first year is designed to provide you with a solid foundation in the understanding of business practices and their related functions, such as marketing, human resource management, and accounting. The analysis of the fast-changing business environment and the development of software and employability skills complement the business-related content. Stage 2 In the second year you will develop your understanding on key concepts and theories to enhance your intellectual agility and provide an opportunity to apply theory to practice. You have the opportunity choose optional modules to tailor the programme to your aspirations and interests ranging from marketing analytics to retail and entrepreneurship. Year in Industry: All students spend a year in industry in the UK or internationally, supported by a dedicated Employability and Placement teams. The programme is designed to ensure that students gain experience in the functional areas and industries of their choice. Unique to KBS, students can take a Self-Employed Placement year during which they develop their initial business idea into a feasible business plan. The ‘Selfie’ programme students are supported by an in-house entrepreneur who acts as their specialist mentor. Stage 3 Your final year has a greater focus on developing your strategic thinking though topics such as leadership and corporate strategy, strategic marketing, and critical approaches to human resource management you will develop your critical and analytical thinking. You will also be able to choose optional modules in various business-related topics to prepare you for your future career. The research project gives you the opportunity to develop your research skills and deepen your knowledge on a specific business aspect.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chartered Management Institute

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
N104
Institution code:
K24
Campus name:
University of Kent at Medway
Campus code:
K

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

Please visit our website for further information:

https://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/how-to-apply/english-language-requirements.html


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £13500 Year 1
International £18000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please see the programme page at www.kent.ac.uk for further information on fees and funding options. Please be aware that if the Government permits, the UK fee quoted may increase in line with inflation. Full-time fees for 2023/24 for international students are £21,900 for laboratory programmes and £18,000 for non-laboratory programmes
Business and Management with a year in Industry at University of Kent - UCAS