University of Kent: Kent Business School

University of Kent
Kent Business School


Kent Business School is ranked 20th1 in the UK for Business Studies. We offer an eminent business education and student experience, focussing on criteria that are important to you as a postgraduate student.

Kent Business School has over 25 years’ experience delivering business education. Our portfolio of postgraduate programmes demonstrates the breadth and depth of our expertise. Academic research and links with global business inform our teaching, ensuring a curriculum that is relevant and current. We are ranked as a top 20 UK business school for the standard of our teaching and student satisfaction. We also hold a number of accreditations by professional bodies.

Scholarships & Funding
Kent Business School offers an Early Bird discount of 10% for applications submitted and approved before 31 March 2018. We also provide other exclusive bursaries and scholarships for our postgraduate students upon application.

The University of Kent has further funding options available. Use the university guide to financial assistance as a foundation for your research into the full range of funding opportunities.

The UK is a popular place to study, and KBS is particularly well-located in South-East England. Our campus is in the historic and beautiful city of Canterbury; well-known as a city-break destination for anyone that enjoys art, culture, history, restaurants and night-life. The campus itself is set in woodlands, and is walking distance from Canterbury city centre. In addition, Canterbury is 56 minutes by train to London, and 2.5 hours to Paris. Public transport is easily available and reliable.

Study in our new, state-of-the-art building; Sibson. With new teaching and learning spaces and modern social and breakout areas will encapsulate KBS academic values and identity.

Research & Faculty
Based on our results in the Research Excellence Framework, ‘business and management’ was ranked 25th for research intensity in the UK by the Times Higher Education. The School was also ranked 24th for its depth and breadth of research across the whole community of research active staff by the Association of Business Schools.2 Our faculty conduct world-leading research across a variety of topics having specialist expertise in areas such as sustainability, enterprise, diversity and finance. We host many externally funded research projects with high profile partners. Recent and current examples include the Economic and Social Research Council, the World Bank, the British Academy and the European Commission.

Information for International Students
Studying at Kent Business School is an exciting life experience. We have designed an excellent academic experience, and also a pleasant environment for social and cultural engagement.

There is support available for our international students as soon as an application is made, from practical information on visas, to language skills and finding accommodation. This support continues when you become a student to help you make the most of your time at the university.

Kent Business School values the input of international students to the learning experience. Business is global, and so is our outlook.

Information for UK Students
Studying for a business Masters is now a desirable option in the UK. Whether full-time or part-time, studying business at this level is a huge differentiator for functional specialists, and allows business practitioners to further specialise and reinvigorate their strategic thinking.

Kent Business Schools performs exceptionally well for career prospects:3

  • 10th in the UK for Business & Management graduating students’ career prospects
  • 8th in the UK for Accounting & Finance graduating students’ career prospects

91% of our postgraduate students agree that they feel better prepared for their future careers and that their course was intellectually stimulating.4
 The Complete University Guide 2018
2  Association of Business Schools
3  Guardian University Guide 2018
Postgraduate Taught Student Experience Survey (PTES) 2014




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