A world-class business school combining rigorous teaching with real world relevance and strong links to the business community.
Our research, which is within the top 30 business schools, underpins and enhances our teaching. Our flagship programme, the Kent MBA, has AMBA accreditation and together with our Master’s in Management, Marketing, Business Analytics, Human Resource Management, Logistics, Management Science, Value Chain Management and programmes in finance and accounting, we continue to attract applicants with a wide range of backgrounds from 102 countries leading to excellent results in the 2012 Guardian and Sunday Times university league tables.
Studying at Kent Business School (KBS) gives you the opportunity to increase your employability with real-life case studies, a student council and a business society. We have strong links to local and national organisations providing opportunities for projects, internships and graduate placements. The School attracts many high-profile speakers from industry and last year included visits and lectures from staff of the Bank of England, BAE Systems, Barclays, Lloyds Insurance, Cummins, Delphi and Kent County Council.
The Value Chain Management MSc is the only programme in the UK to be double accredited by the Chartered Institute for Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) and the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM). Backed by the input of researchers who are leaders in their fields and by one of our six centres of applied research, the Centre for Value Chain Research, this expertise underpins our teaching.
This programme attracts top students keen to learn how to add value and improve efficiency through effective management of resources within, and between, businesses and to put learning into practice. You benefit from project work, live case studies with real organisations and guest lectures that enhance your employability and lead to your desired career path.