Our Management degree 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 graduate as a confident business leader who isn’t shy about taking on the complexities of problem solving and decision making at a high level. Your career is 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.
Taking a Year in Industry, supported by a dedicated team, you also gain invaluable experience from a wide-ranging list of sectors, in a year-long placement.
Reasons to study Management at Kent
Our expert teaching staff appear in the top 2% of researchers worldwideAccredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) where you are eligible to gain the CMI Level 5 Professional Certificate in Management and LeadershipYou study at a ‘Triple Crown’ accredited business schoolAll 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.
Turn ideas into a successful business at our ASPIRE centreSupport from Academic Peer Mentors and an Academic Adviser and careers support for three years after graduation 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'.Take a pathway in Business Analytics or People Management to specialise your degree
What you’ll learn
Management at Kent teaches you 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.
Stand out to employers by specialising in Pathways in Business Analytics, for those interested in big data and management science, or People Management for those more interested in the human and social sides of managing.
See the modules you’ll study
I enjoy that this degree covers different areas, like accounting, finance and marketing. I liked the idea that I could cover all these and, once I understand the area I really like, I can choose to specialise in the third year or I can keep my degree general.
~ Basra Khan, BSc Management
Our enthusiastic team of international teaching staff are all experts in their field of study and are regularly published in leading journals worldwide. They guide and support your learning, bringing their subject to life and drawing you into the conversation through lectures, seminars, presentations and computer-based simulations. Your progress is assessed through a mix of coursework – including reports, essays and presentations - and exams. Undergraduate students can expect around 8 contact hours per week, depending on year of study and optional module choices made. The remainder of the working week consists of self-guided study.
As part of your studies it is also possible to take a foreign language module in stage 1 and for students going on a Year Abroad in year 1 and 2 subject to programme requirements. Alternatively, our university also offers language courses as part of extra-curricular activities.
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