University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Management (People Management) with a Year Abroad

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Course summary

The Management (People Management) course at Kent quips students with the skills to make them a confident business leader. You will develop skills in areas of core business functions – from hiring staff to managing inventories and everything in between. You will become an excellent communicator with the confidence to build relationships and initiate change in any organisation. You’ll develop a deep understanding of management and related functions, such as ethics and sustainability, marketing, financial management, HR management, entrepreneurship, and project management alongside compulsory modules that will help you prepare to become a strong leader in your future career. As you progress through the course, you’ll focus more on areas relevant to human resource management such as diversity in organisations and people analytics, depending on which of the optional modules you choose. Taking a Year Abroad and choosing to study in one of our partner universities will allow you to experience another country and culture as you study, and build valuable experience that bolsters your CV. Reasons to Study Management (People 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 Abroad: The Year Abroad is an amazing opportunity giving you the chance to develop personally, academically, and professionally. You will spend a year between Stages 2 and 3 studying at one of our partner universities in Europe or Asia gaining a new academic perspective and experiencing a different culture. 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 will take a mixture of compulsory and optional modules focusing on people management, and an optional module from our wider KBS portfolio of business-related topics. You can also decide to change course pathways before you start stage 3 if your passion has changed along the way.

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:
N262
Institution code:
K24
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

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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73%
Student satisfaction
74%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
88%
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 (People Management) with a Year Abroad at University of Kent - UCAS