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Entrepreneurship and Innovation 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


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Studying Entrepreneurship and Innovation, you learn the key concepts that help uncover the complex nature of organisations and the business environment. You explore the significance of entrepreneurship and innovation to both business and the world. Most exciting of all, you get the opportunity to start and launch your own innovative venture.You study a range of compulsory modules and in your final year select an optional module in an area that interests you, including Business Law and Supply Chain Management. Throughout the programme, you have the opportunity to start and run your innovative venture. You learn from established and successful entrepreneurs and apply this to your venture. You will develop innovative solutions in response to genuine problems in the first year, evaluate and select venture-worthy opportunities based on these problems in the second year, and pivot or scale-up in the third year.You have excellent opportunities to experience entrepreneurship and innovation in action through hands-on experience from starting and launching your venture, in-class live case studies, our visiting industry experts, enterprise challenges and even the opportunity to shadow an entrepreneur. 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 to understand entrepreneurship and innovation where you identify problems that you are passionate about and which present attractive venture-creation opportunities. You will study topics such modern business and employability, marketing principles, principles of new venture creation and innovation management. **Stage 2**Your second year is a compulsory, more-specialised year, allowing you to evaluate the business opportunities developed in Year 1 and launch a venture. You will study topics such as project management, entrepreneurship, innovation, and creativity, social enterprise and sustainability and launching a start-up. **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 allows you to commercialise or re-work the your venture based on feedback you receive from resource holders, including customers and investors. You will develop your specialist knowledge with a range of modules covering topics such as consultancy and practice, strategic entrepreneurship and innovation, business law and employability rights, and sustainable commercialisation.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 16,800per year

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

University information

University of Kent

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  • 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

    31st out of 123 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    135 62%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    83 83%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%



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