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.
Reasons to study Business and Management at Kent
Study at a ‘Triple Crown’ accredited business schoolOur graduates go on to work in various positions with the public and private sectorAccredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI)Become eligible to gain the Chartered Management Institute’s (CMI) Level 5 Professional Certificate in Management and LeadershipSome of our expert teaching staff appear in the top 2% of researchers worldwideLaunch a start-up and become an entrepreneur at our ASPIRE centreAll 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 AdviserAdd a Year Abroad or Year in Industry for real-world experience or choose to launch your own self-employed venture in our 'Selfie Year'.
What you’ll learn
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.
See the modules you’ll study
"Every lecturer we had was an expert in their field – we had some of the best people teaching us."
~Zaid Mahmood, BSc Business and Management, graduated 2021
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.
Knowledge and understanding