Made at Kent Business School

Made at KBS

Confidence, resilience and critical thinking

Here at KBS we know how driven you are to succeed, so we’ve designed our degrees to help you to build the skills that will make you an employable graduate.

Through support and guidance from our expert staff, you'll be encouraged to question, mentored to lead, and be inspired to develop your own vision for a sustainable future.

We believe that if you're Made at KBS, you're made for life. 

Supporting your ambitions

Employability is about building the right skills so that you stand out from the pack. It's at the heart of everything that we do for you. 

  • Dedicated modules on employability to help you clarify your career goals, work on your CV or your interview skills, and develop your personal brand
  • Bookable 1-to-1 sessions with our Careers and Employability advisors
  • Support for finding placement, internships, or work experience – including being a KBS Ambassador
  • Leading speakers from industry and trips to various organisations

Go extra, be better

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    Create with ASPIRE

    Find your entrepreneurial side though drop-in sessions, the Business Start-Up Journey or even support on a 'Selfie Year'.  

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    Take an extra year

    Our add on options can help you stand out whilst giving you different skills and experiences to enjoy. 

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    Join a sport or society

    Meet new friends, have fun and learn new skills with our many clubs and societies.

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    Earn employability points

    Employability Points offered on co-curricular activities can be rewarded with exclusive opportunities.  

So, what does a KBS student or graduate bring to the business world?

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    Subject knowledge

    Know your stuff! Whatever your degree, our world leading researchers will equip you with the know-how to succeed.   

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    Global perspectives

    Work across boundaries. Network, collaborate, connect, and learn from our international community.     

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    Ethics and sustainability awareness

    Put the future first. Think critically about the social and environmental impacts of business.

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    Data analysis and decision-making skills

    Be resolute and decisive. Develop the skills to make impactful and data-driven decisions when it matters.     

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    Communication Skills

    Sell it with pride. Learn to communicate effectively and with confidence in your message or ideas.


Introducing KBS Alumni

We are a globally connected community of 23,000 innovative, entrepreneurial and ethical students with the foresight to inspire future generations.

KBS enables teenage mission to become reality

Emay Enemokwu, founder of the clothing brand Jehucal, talks about his invaluable experiences at Kent Business School.

KBS – Courses and Employability

Our Head of Undergraduate Recruitment and Admissions shares the opportunities our students have to develop their employability skills.

The Business Start-Up Journey

Our co-curricular programme run by ASPIRE allows students to develop their entrepreneurship skills and prepares them for starting their own venture.

Where does my degree take me?

Our far-reaching courses open so many doors, but where do we start when we are thinking about future employment?

Our Careers and Employability Team are specialists in their area and can advise on building the right skills, your application process and finding the best companies for you.