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Business and Management with a year in Industry BSc (Hons)

University of Kent

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    University of Kent at Medway

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    18-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

For entrepreneurs and aspiring business leaders, a Business and Management degree is a popular choice. A diverse subject, BA Business and Management will act as a stepping stone for you to work in any industry, anywhere in the world.Studying Business and Management you learn about the fundamentals of how businesses operate, exploring topics such as management principles, marketing, accounting and the international business environment. As you progress through your degree you’ll be introduced to the advanced concepts of many management disciplines.On our flexible programme, you take a broad range of compulsory modules as well as having the opportunity to select optional modules to tailor the course to suit your career aspirations and interests. You can choose to explore areas such as marketing, entrepreneurship, human resource management, retail and business law. You can even choose to deepen your knowledge on a specific business aspect thorough a research-led project.Taught by leading experts from business and the professions, you have excellent opportunities to experience business and management in action through hands-on experience via in-class live case studies from our visiting industry experts, enterprise challenges and company visits. You also have an opportunity to gain entrepreneurial skills that will enable you to accelerate your innovative thinking into practice.All students spend a year in industry in the UK or internationally, supported by a dedicated Employability and Placement teams. The programme is designed to ensure that students gain experience in the functional areas and industries of their choice. For students taking one of the specialist pathways, our strategic partnerships provide opportunities for placements in specific areas. Unique to KBS, students can take a Self-Employed Placement year during which they develop their initial business idea into a feasible business plan. The ‘Selfie’ programme students are supported by an in-house entrepreneur who acts as their specialist mentor.**Course Details** **Stage 1**Your first year is a compulsory introductory year, designed to provide you with a solid foundation in the understanding of business practices and their related functions, such as marketing, human resource management, and accounting. The analysis of the fast-changing business environment and the development of software and employability skills complement the business-related content.**Stage 2**Your second year allows you to tailor the programme to your aspirations and interests. There are a variety of module choices available, ranging from marketing analytics to retail and entrepreneurship. In the second year you will develop your understanding on key concepts and theories to enhance your intellectual agility and provide an opportunity to apply theory to practice.**Year in Industry**The placement allows you to experience, first hand, many of the issues addressed in the taught programme and to use the tools, techniques and applications in a real business setting. It will become a vital component of your CV and will give you a distinct advantage over other business graduates.**Stage 3**Your final year has a greater focus on developing your strategic thinking. In modules such as leadership and corporate strategy, strategic marketing and critical approaches to human resource management and organisational behaviour you will develop your critical and analytical thinking. The research project gives you the opportunity to develop your research skills and deepen your knowledge on a specific business aspect.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 16,800per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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University information

University of Kent

  • University League Table

    45th

  • Campus address

    University of Kent, Recruitment and Admissions Office, Registry, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, England

With a global reputation for academic excellence, first-class research and teaching, Kent offers a superb education and memorable student experience.
Kent welcomes students from 152 countries. 21% of students are from Europe and overseas, creating a diverse and supportive community.
Located in historic and inspiring locations that have the continent on their doorstep, you’ll be part of a global community and supported every step of the way.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    47th out of 122 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    125 59%

    55th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    58th

    36
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    68th

    9

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