University of Kent: Kent Business Schoolhttp://www.kent.ac.uk/kbs
University of Kent
Kent Business School
Open for business this autumn
The University of Kent is looking forward to welcoming new and returning students in the autumn of 2020. We will, as now, be open for business when the autumn term begins on 21 September 2020. Please read The University of Kent's statement of intent for further information.
KBS - Open for Business Summer Webinar Series
We are delighted to announce our Open for Business Summer Webinar Series - a free programme of Zoom webinars hosted by Kent Business School academics and professional services staff.
You are welcome to register for one or two, or for the whole series! Each event will feature a Q&A session so be sure to submit your questions in the chat function. Click here for the full schedule.
University of Kent
Step up, stand out and specialise at University of Kent with career-focused postgraduate courses taught by expert academics. Build a global network of connections by joining our thriving, supportive, international community of staff and students. We welcome everyone and have a large number of mature students studying either for career purposes or to indulge a long-held passion for a subject.
Kent is a leading research institution with a dynamic and challenging academic environment underpinned by an international perspective, take a look at our multimillion-pound scholarship fund to support our postgraduates.
Kent Business School
Kent Business School (KBS) is a leading Business School accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) which places KBS within the top institutions globally for business degrees, with only 5% of the world’s Business Schools attaining this accreditation. Ranked 25 in the UK for research intensity in Business and Management (REF 2014 -2021) KBS offers an engaging teaching experience underpinned by world-class research. This experience is further strengthened by our professional partnerships and international community and faculty, creating an exciting atmosphere in which to learn, where innovation is encouraged and challenges welcomed.
*9th for Marketing in the Complete University Guide 2021
*22nd for graduate careers after 6 months in The Guardian University Guide 2020
*Ranked 25th in the UK for research intensity in Business and Management (REF 2014-2021)
*Top 250 for Business & Economics in The World University Rankings 2020
We have a new programme which is starting in January 2021 – find out more about MSc Project Management
Our postgraduate programmes are informed by our research and taught by experts with international reputations for the quality of their work. Our flagship MBA programme attracts students from around the world, looking to take the next step in their careers, while our other taught Master's programmes allow you to specialise in areas of interest to you. Our programmes are delivered at our Canterbury and Medway campuses, both located under an hour from London by train with excellent transport links to Europe.
The UK is a popular place to study, and KBS is particularly well-located in South-East England with programmes being delivered at both the Canterbury and Medway campuses.
Canterbury is well-known as a city-break destination for art, culture, history, restaurants and night-life. The campus itself is set in woodlands and is walking distance from Canterbury city centre. Canterbury is 56 minutes by train to London, and 2.5 hours to Paris. Public transport is easily available and reliable.
Study in our state-of-the-art building: Sibson. With dedicated teaching and learning spaces and modern social and breakout areas, Sibson encapsulates KBS academic values and identity. View the Sibson building virtual tour here.
The Medway campus at Chatham Maritime is a vibrant mixture of modern and historic buildings with excellent facilities. A free Wi-Fi enabled shuttle bus runs regularly between the Canterbury and Medway campuses during term time. In addition, the ports of Dover, Ramsgate and the Channel Tunnel are all about an hour’s drive away, and London is 45 minutes away by train.
In Medway, KBS has recently relocated to the Historic Dockyard, occupying the ‘Sail and Colour Loft’. Here, modern learning facilities feature within an iconic historic building forming inspiring learning spaces. View the Sail and Colour Loft building virtual tour here.
Scholarships and funding
Kent Business School is delighted to be able to offer a range of funding opportunities, which includes scholarships, bursaries bursaries and the Double Loyalty Scheme for University of Kent Graduates. We also provide exclusive bursaries and scholarships for postgraduate students upon application.
The University of Kent has a Multimillion-pound postgraduate scholarship fund. Use the university guide to financial assistance as a foundation for your research into the full range of funding opportunities.
You gain so much more than an academic qualification when you graduate from Kent Business School - we enhance your student experience and accelerate your career prospects. From the moment you start with us, our efforts are focused on helping you gain the knowledge, skills and experience you need to thrive in an increasingly competitive workplace. Recent graduates have gone on to work for including, Deloitte, Fujitsu Services Ltd, Pace Capital, City Sprint, J.P Morgan & Chase and BP.
Information for International Students
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 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.
Two-Year Post-Study Work Visa
Did you know, from 2020, international students who have studied a bachelor’s or master’s course in the UK will be eligible for a two-year Post-Study Work Visa? Take advantage and continue to enhance your employability in the UK after your studies. Find out more.
How to Apply
You can apply for our postgraduate taught master’s programmes via the online application process. Please ensure all supporting documents are submitted with your application form or scanned and emailed. We will ask to see the originals of your documentation when you enrol into the programme. For more information visit our How to Apply page.
Please visit our postgraduate events page to see upcoming opportunities to visit us.
At Kent, we also have a range of Conversion Master’s Programmes where you can learn new skills, improve your job prospects and prepare you for a career in a different discipline.
For example, we offer business, economics and computing programmes for students from an entirely different background, while our Master's degrees in law or journalism develop your academic and professional skills in new areas. Find out more here
Whether you’re changing direction or honing your skills, Kent will be here to help you take on tomorrow’s world. Get ready to sharpen your focus.
Postgraduate Virtual Event
We are planning our next Postgraduate Virtual Open Event soon, where you can hear from specialist academics and attend live Q&A sessions to discover all about studying on one of Kent's postgraduate programmes in the UK and Europe. Register your interest today.
- Accounting (Doctor of Philosophy - PhD)
- Business Analytics (MSc)
- Digital Marketing and Analytics (MSc)
- Finance (Doctor of Philosophy - PhD)
- Finance (Finance and Management) (MSc)
- Finance (Finance, Investment and Risk) (MSc)
- Finance (Financial Markets) (MSc)
- Finance (International Banking and Finance) (MSc)
- Healthcare Management (MSc)
- Human Resource Management (MSc)
- International Business and Management (MSc)
- International Business and Management with a Foreign Language (MSc)
- Logistics and Supply Chain Management (MSc)
- Management (Doctor of Philosophy - PhD)
- Management Science (Doctor of Philosophy - PhD)
- Marketing (Doctor of Philosophy - PhD)
- Operational Research (Doctor of Philosophy - PhD)
- Organisational and Business Psychology (MSc)
- Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management (Doctor of Philosophy - PhD)
- The Kent MBA (MBA)
Scholarship Opportunity with Postgrad.com
Are you a PG student at this University or have you applied to study a postgraduate program at a university in Europe? Tell us your plans and qualify for a £500.00 PGS Scholarship.Click here