If your ambitions include leading a business or building your own, choose this course. As a graduate made at Kent Business School, you’ll have the skills and confidence to lead and inspire others, be innovative, and manage sustainably. Kent Business School is a supportive community, where you’ll work closely with your academic adviser and other academic staff. They are experts in all areas of business who will expose you to the right mix of detailed theory and hands-on experience. You’ll gain important leadership skills across a variety of business areas and learn how businesses operate. Topics covered include 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. Reasons to Study Business and Management at Kent • Our expert teaching staff appear in the top 2% of researchers worldwide. • 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. • Study in our outstanding facilities, providing you with an excellent student experience. Love the sound of this course, but want to be closer to London on a smaller close-knit campus? We also offer this course on our Medway campus.
Stage 1 In your first year, you’ll build a strong foundation in key business areas. You’ll explore a range of topics like marketing, learn more about management theory and practice, and develop a deeper appreciation for some of the big-picture challenges faced by organisations today. You’ll hone key skills, like the ability to work with data, by studying accounting, economics, and statistics and you’ll finish this year with the confidence to explore more specialised areas in the next. Stage 2 In the second year, you’ll expand your knowledge of key areas of business activity like managing supply chains and projects. You’ll become a confident and effective communicator, exploring in greater detail the management of human resources and the creation of new businesses. In line with KBS’s commitment to sustainable futures, you’ll also learn about how businesses can make more ethical and sustainable decisions. 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 third year is where you’ll develop even more your expertise in a range of business contexts. You’ll learn to critically evaluate problems in global contexts on modules in leadership, strategy, and innovation, with a focus on how businesses can take their social responsibilities into account. Optional modules mean that you’ll make choices to tailor your course to your aspirations and you’ll grow your employability skills with our specially designed modules and extensive support.
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Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
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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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