Kent Business School at the University of Kent
Kent Business School is a top 30 UK business school, committed to excellence by providing world-class Master's programmes including the Kent MBA. Ranked 19th in the UK for Business Studies*1, we offer an eminent business education with excellent employment prospects and student experience.
Kent Business School has over 25 years’ experience delivering business education at a top 20 UK university. 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 19th in the UK for Business Studies*1 and have a high for the standard of our teaching and student satisfaction. We also hold a number of accreditations by professional bodies.
Scholarships & Funding
Business School offers an Early Bird Discount of 10% for applications submitted and approved before 31 March 2015. 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.
Research & Faculty
67% of our business and management research is rated "internationally excellent" or "world leading"*2. 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 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. KBS 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:
- 19th in the UK for Business, Management & Marketing graduating students’ career prospects
- 19th 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.
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- *1 The Times/Sunday Times University Guide 2015
- *2 Research Excellence Framework, 2014
- *3 Guardian University Guide 2015
- *4 Postgraduate Taught Student Experience Survey (PTES) 2014
In addition to the Finance programmes available within this School, the University of Kent offers other postgraduate Finance degrees through its Centre of Finance a strategic initiative by the University to meet the increasingly exacting demands of employers, financiers and policy-makers keen to secure success for their organisations.
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