Undergraduate BSc (Hons)

Business and Management
with a Foundation Year

At Medway, you’ll gain the skills to aspire, grow and lead.

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Available in Clearing

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Course overview

If your ambitions include leading a business or building your own, choose this course. As a graduate made at Kent Business School, you’ll have the skills and confidence to lead and inspire others, be innovative, and manage sustainably.

Kent Business School is a supportive community, where you’ll work closely with your academic adviser and other academic staff. They are experts in all areas of business who will expose you to the right mix of detailed theory and hands-on experience.

You’ll gain important leadership skills across a variety of business areas and learn how businesses operate. Topics covered include management principles, marketing, accounting and the international business environment. As you progress, you’ll be introduced to the advanced concepts of many business and management disciplines with the flexibility to tailor your course to suit your interests.

The foundation year is for students whose school-leaving qualifications are below the level required. It offers one year of full-time study prior to the start of your BSc course.

Love the sound of this course, but want a traditional self-contained campus? Our course at Canterbury might be for you.  

Why study Business and Management at Kent?

Excellent opportunities.

Gain work experience with a paid year in industry.

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Top ranking

Study at a ‘Triple Crown’ business school accredited by AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS.

Entrepreneurial mindset.

Take a ‘selfie year’ and bring your business ideas to life at our aspire centre.

Top 25

in the UK for Business and Management (The Guardian University Guide 2024).  

Outstanding facilities

Providing an excellent student experience at Medway.

Everything you need to know about our Business and Management course

Entry requirements

During Clearing our entry requirements change in real time to reflect the supply and demand of remaining course vacancies. If you think you've found the course for you, apply now to start your Kent journey this September.

Course structure

You'll develop a deep understanding of how businesses operate from marketing to accounting, and how these functions work in wider business contexts. With a strong focus on creating sustainable futures and ethical management you learn key leadership skills and how manage teams responsibly.

How you'll study

Our teaching staff bring the subject to life and draw you into the conversation through through lectures, seminars, workshops, and PC labs.

Your future

Our graduates look to make their mark on the organisations they join, whether they are large multinational companies or small local firms in Kent.

Kent Business School students make their ambitions known, working at companies like:

  • Deloitte UK
  • Deutsche Bank
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
  • ASOS
  • Disney
  • TikTok.
UK business graduate salaries
Very high
£30,290
Average base pay (90 salaries)

Fees and funding

Tuition fees for 2024 entry

The 2024/25 annual tuition fees for this course are:

  • UK
    £9,250
  • EU
    £18,600
  • International
    £18,600
  • UK
    £4,625
  • EU
    £9,300
  • International
    £9,300

For details of when and how to pay fees and charges, please see our Student Finance Guide.

For students continuing on this programme, fees will increase year on year by no more than RPI + 3% in each academic year of study except where regulated.* 

Your fee status

The University will assess your fee status as part of the application process. If you are uncertain about your fee status you may wish to seek advice from UKCISA before applying.

Find out more about accommodation and living costs, plus general additional costs that you may pay when studying at Kent.

Kent offers generous financial support schemes to assist eligible undergraduate students during their studies. See our funding page for more details. 

Scholarships

We have a range of subject-specific awards and scholarships for academic, sporting and musical achievement.

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Applying to Kent in Clearing is quick and easy. Just apply below, complete our short application form and we will be in touch. 

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Student Life

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Top 40

In the QS World University Rankings 2024, Kent has been ranked 39th within the UK and is in the top 25% of Higher Education Institutions worldwide.

Kent Sport

Free membership for undergraduates living on campus in 2024.

Research excellence

Kent has risen 11 places in THE’s REF 2021 ranking, confirming us as a leading research university.

Accommodation

An unmissable part of your student experience.

Key information about this course

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