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University of Kent, Kent Business School

About us

Kent Business School (KBS) is a leading Business School 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. Ranked 25 in the UK for research intensity in Business and Management (REF 2014 -2021) KBS offers an engaging teaching experience underpinned by world-class research. This experience is further strengthened by our professional partnerships and international community and faculty, creating an exciting atmosphere in which to learn, where innovation is encouraged and challenges welcomed.

Our mission

We champion sustainable innovation through high-quality research and education impacting business and society. We are committed to developing employable, ethical graduates who can make a difference.

Inspirational teaching

You learn from teachers who are experts in their field, many of whom draw on their own practical experience in their teaching. Most are active researchers and enjoy sharing their knowledge and discoveries with you.

Alongside your academic study, you can see if you have what it to takes to start your own business at ASPIRE, or take part in Pitch it! – a chance to work as part of a team to solve a business challenge.

Research excellence

Kent Business School has an international reputation for the quality of its research. Our research addresses many of the main challenges facing the global business community, and we work with leading companies and institutions including Parker Steel, Priority Freight, Port of Dover, Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL).

Professional Recognition

A kite mark of our global distinction and rigorous academic teaching is reflected in our accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AASCB) and the Association of MBAs (AMBA), as well as our membership of the Chartered Association of Business Schools, the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) and the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).


  • Accounting
  • Data Analytics
  • Economics/ Managerial Economics
  • Finance - incl Banking
  • General Business
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Operations Research
  • Supply Chain/ Transport/ Logistics


  • Private

  • Public


  • Full-time

  • Part-time

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* Tuition and fees are displayed in US dollars for ease of comparison, and are accurate as of July 1, 2016. A currency converter is available here, if you wish to see the rates in a different currency.

This profile was updated on September 01, 2021.