Kent Business School, University of Kent


Kent Business School at the University of Kent

Kent Business School (KBS) is a leading Business School, ranked in the top 30 in the UK and is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) which places KBS within the top institutions globally for business degrees, with only 5% of the world’s Business Schools attaining this accreditation. Engaging teaching, world-class research, professional partnerships and an international community create an exciting atmosphere in which to learn, where innovation is encouraged and challenges welcomed.

Scholarships & Funding

The University of Kent has funding options available. Use the university guide to financial assistance as a foundation for your research into the full range of funding opportunities.


The UK is a popular place to study, and KBS is particularly well-located in South-East England. Our campus is in the historic and beautiful city of Canterbury; well-known as a city-break destination for anyone that enjoys art, culture, history, restaurants and night-life. The campus itself is set in woodlands and is walking distance from Canterbury city centre. In addition, Canterbury is 56 minutes by train to London, and 2.5 hours to Paris. Public transport is easily available and reliable.

Research & Faculty

Following the most recent Research Excellent Framework, Kent Business School was ranked 25th out of 101 UK institutions for research intensity in the Times Higher Education. In addition, 98% of our research was judged to be of international quality. We host many externally funded research projects with high profile partners. Recent and current examples include the Economic and Social Research Council, the World Bank and the European Commission.

Information for International Students

Studying at Kent Business School is an exciting life experience. We have designed an excellent academic experience, and also a pleasant environment for social and cultural engagement. There is support available for our international students as soon as an application is made. From practical information on visas to language skills and finding accommodation. This support continues when you become a student to help you make the most of your time at the university. KBS values the input of international students to the learning experience. Business is global, and so is our outlook.

Information for UK Students

Studying for a business Masters is now a desirable option in the UK. Whether full-time or part-time, studying business at this level is a huge differentiator for functional specialists, and allows business practitioners to further specialize and reinvigorate their strategic thinking. Kent Business Schools performs exceptionally well for career prospects*3:

  • 19th in the UK for Business, Management & Marketing graduating students’ career prospects
  • 19th in the UK for Accounting & Finance graduating students’ career prospects
  • 91% of our postgraduate students agree that they feel better prepared for their future careers and that their course was intellectually stimulating*4.

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  • *8th for graduate prospects in Accounting & Finance in The Guardian University Guide 2018
  • *9th for Marketing in The Complete University Guide 2018
  • *11th for graduate prospects in business and management in The Times Good University Guide 2018
  • *12th for course satisfaction in business and management in The Guardian University Guide 2018

In addition to the Finance programmes available within this School, the University of Kent offers other postgraduate Finance degrees through its Centre of Finance, a strategic initiative by the University to meet the increasingly exacting demands of employers, financiers and policy-makers keen to secure success for their organisations.



Kent Business School
University of Kent

CT2 7PE Canterbury, England, United Kingdom

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