University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Management with a Year in Industry

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Course summary

The Management course at Kent is designed to create options for students who are interested in becoming a business leader. Through detailed theory and hands-on experience, it will build important skills to allow you to lead in many areas of enterprise, from people management to finance and everything in-between. You will learn how to be an effective leader across a wide variety of organisational areas. You’ll gain a strong understanding of management and related functions, such as ethics and sustainability, marketing, financial management, HR management, entrepreneurship, and project management alongside capstone modules that will help you prepare for roles in the innovative world of organisations. 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 Reasons to Study Management at Kent

  • Choose to specialise in Business Analytics or People Management or keep your degree far-reaching with the flexibility to tailor your degree around your interests.
  • Our course is accredited by the Chartered 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.

Course details

Modules

Stage 1 Your first year is designed to provide you with a solid foundation in the understanding of management and related functions, such as marketing, financial management and aspects of global management. Stage 2 Your second year allows you to develop your critical thinking of international business with greater emphasis on the key concepts and theories to develop intellectual agility and provides an opportunity to apply theory to practice. You will have a choice of optional modules, allowing you to focus on areas you wish to explore such as diversity, marketing research and consultancy. 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 offers you flexibility around your interests and prepares you to take up leading roles in the innovative world of organisation. You can take a pathway in either Business Analytics or People Management by choosing your optional modules from a more specialised list of options or keep your degree far-reaching by choosing modules from our wider KBS portfolio of business-related topics.

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:
N207
Institution code:
K24
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Direct entry into Year 2 of this programme is considered on a case by case basis.

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

Operated by the Office for Students
73%
Student satisfaction
70%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

All fees for 2023/24 are to be confirmed. Please see the programme page at www.kent.ac.uk for further information on fees and funding options.
Management with a Year in Industry at University of Kent - UCAS