Kent Business School

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Kent Business School
The University of Kent Business School at Canterbury and Medway
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Type Business School
Established 1988
Dean Martin Meyer
Students 7,260 (Faculty of Social Sciences)
Location Canterbury and Medway, United Kingdom
Campus Semi-rural

Kent Business School, also known as KBS, is the business school of the University of Kent. Since opening in 1988, it offers undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD degree programmes, as well as non-degree 'part-time' executive education for individuals and companies. KBS is consistently ranked among the top 25 business schools in the United Kingdom.

KBS is sited in two locations, at The University of Kent main campus in Canterbury and at the Medway campus.

Rankings & reputation[edit]

League Table Performance

  • 5th in the UK for Tourism (Complete University Guide 2012)
  • 16th in the UK for Management (Sunday Times University Guide 2011)
  • 19th in the UK for Accounting and Finance (Complete University Guide 2012)
  • 23rd in the UK for Business and Management (Guardian University Guide 2012)

Job Prospects

  • 5th in the UK for Business & Management graduating students' employment prospects (Guardian University Guide 2012)
  • 85% of Kent Finance & Accounting students were employed in graduate level jobs within 6 months of graduating in 2010
  • 85% of Kent Business & Management students found employment or went on to further study within 6 months of graduating in 2010

Degree programmes[edit]

The University of Kent's business school currently runs 24 programmes; including undergraduate courses in Accounting and Finance, Business Administration and HND Business and Management.At undergraduate level, competition for places at KBS are relatively competitive with the average KBS student achieving ABB-AAB at A-Level to secure a place[1]

At postgraduate level, Kent offers an MBA, MSc and PhD courses.

Organisational relationships[edit]

The Business School has a variety of links with companies and organisations as well as other academic institutions.

The school's academic network includes:[2]


External links[edit]

Coordinates: 51°17′54″N 1°03′44″E / 51.2983°N 1.0621°E / 51.2983; 1.0621