Kent Business School

Ranking and accreditations

We are highly ranked among the top 30 business schools in the UK and our accreditations are the kite mark of our global excellence.

Current Rankings 2015/2016

The Sunday Times Good University Guide, The Guardian University Guide and the NSS continually rank us among the top 30 business schools in the UK for our degree programmes, standard and quality of international teaching as well as our commitment to enhancing our student’s career prospects.

Overall Performance

  • 2nd in South East England for Business & Management – Complete University Guide 2016
  • 3rd in South East England for Marketing – Complete University Guide 2016
  • 4th in South East England for Accounting & Finance – Complete University Guide 2016
  • 20th in the UK for Business Studies – The Times University Guide
  • 93% overall student satisfaction rating at KBS, Canterbury (national average 86%) - National Student Survey 2014
  • 1st in London & South East for overall student satisfaction – National Student Survey 2014
  • University of Kent ranked 16th in the UK overall – Guardian University Guide 2016

Research

  • 25th (top quartile) in the UK for 'research intensity' - Research Excellence Framework 2014
  • 24th in the UK for depth and breadth of research across the whole community of research active staff - Research Excellence Framework 2014
  • 76% of research rated either “outstanding” or “very considerable” for its impact - Research Excellence Framework 2014
  • 98% of the research submitted is judged to be of international quality - Research Excellence Framework 2014
  • The School’s environment is judged to be conducive to supporting the development of research of international excellence – Research Excellence Framework 2014

Career Prospects

  • Top 20 in the UK for Business, Management & Marketing graduating students’ career prospects – Guardian University Guide 2016
  • 3rd in South East England for Business & Management graduating students’ career prospects – Complete University Guide 2016
  • 4th in South East England for Accounting & Finance graduating students’ career prospects – Complete University Guide 2016
  • 90% of Accounting students found employment or went on to further study within 6 months of graduating in 2013
 

 

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Last Updated: 16/06/2015