University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business and Management

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Course summary

Do you want to explore and experiment in a range of business areas? Are you interested in one day leading a team, across a variety of functions in enterprise? Our Business and Management degree is far-ranging and through detailed theory and hands-on experience, builds important leadership skills across a range of business areas. You will graduate with the expertise to tackle business-based challenges head on with impactful, useful solutions using a variety of management styles and firm decision-making prowess. Your career will be kick-started further by being eligible to gain the Chartered Management Institute’s (CMI) Level 5 Professional Certificate in Management and Leadership at the end of your course. Choose to study Business and Management at Kent because: • Study at a ‘Triple Crown’ accredited business school • Our graduates go on to work in various positions with the public and private sector • Accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) • Become eligible to gain the Chartered Management Institute’s (CMI) Level 5 Professional Certificate in Management and Leadership • Some of our expert teaching staff appear in the top 2% of researchers worldwide • Launch a start-up and become an entrepreneur at our ASPIRE centre • All KBS students are eligible for employability support from enrolment until three years after graduation. You can also take part in our specialised Backpack to Briefcase scheme. • Gain support from Academic Peer Mentors and an Academic Adviser • Add a Year Abroad or Year in Industry for real-world experience or choose to launch your own self-employed venture in our 'Selfie Year'. Course Details On the Business and Management degree at Kent, 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. Choose to explore areas such as supply chain management, entrepreneurship, human resource management, corporate social responsibility, and business law. You can even choose to deepen your knowledge on a specific business aspect thorough a research-led project.

Course details


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. 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.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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English language requirements

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

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