Location: Medway

Our Business & Management degree covers a blend of academic theories and methodologies together with hands-on practical experience and real industry insight. You will explore a wide range of exciting and challenging business topics including the global business environment, economics, accountancy, marketing, strategy, operations management, human resource management and quantitative skills. You will be taught by leading subject experts with a mixture of both extensive professional experience and academic research excellence.

The Year in Industry on a professional work placement equips you with transferable business skills that significantly develop your career prospects and is greatly valued by global employers, as you will gain a genuine appreciation of today’s changing world of business, giving you a solid grounding and real-world experience of the industry. Membership of the student-led Business Society and links with large employers all contribute to an unrivaled university experience and also enhance your employability.

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Take a Business & Management degree at Kent Business School in Medway, with a compulsory 1 year in a paid professional work placement within your chosen industry to learn latest business practices, gain real-world skills and build your employability.


  • Business & Management with a Year in Industry (N104: K)

Developing your employability

We are ranked 3rd in South East England for Business & Management graduating students' career prospects in the 2016 Complete University Guide.

The BA (Hons) Business & Management with a Year in Industry programme will be a foundation for higher learning or prepare you for the advancement to a junior management position in the industry, commerce or the public sector.

Kent Business School presents a wealth of opportunities for you to gain much more than your valuable business degree. We have strong connections with many global organizations and provide chances for you to network with them and acquire useful connections to enable you to enhance your student experience and increase your employability. We hold events or activities with such organizations and associations that will also benefit your learning experience and enhance your future career prospects. We provide ideal facilities in an international learning environment for you to forge associations with friends and colleagues whilst at the School and after graduation, as part of the Kent Business School alumni, which will remain with you long after you graduate and may provide assistance in your future career.

At Kent Business School you will gain many of the key transferable skills employers are looking for. You are taught to analyze critically, think creatively, express your views cogently, manage your time effectively, and work well independently and in groups.

Program taught in:
  • English
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