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Kent Business School

About KBS

Kent Business School (KBS) 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.

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.

Committed to enhancing the employability of our students, KBS is 22nd for graduate careers after 6 months (The Guardian University League, 2020).

"I was fortunate enough to secure a 14-week placement as a Data Analyst at a widely respected law firm in the Kent area as part of my course programme, and I have since been offered a permanent full-time position. I truly have KBS to thank for this opportunity." - Anmol Thapa, MSc Management.

Find out what it’s like to study MSc Management at KBS Medway here

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  • 9th for Marketing in the Complete University Guide 2020
  • 22nd for graduate careers after 6 months in The Guardian University Guide 2020
  • 25th in the UK for research intensity in Business and Management (REF 2014-2021)
  • 100% overall satisfaction for Digital Marketing and Analytics in PTES 2019
  • Top 250 for Business & Economics in The World University Rankings 2019

Postgraduate Study

Our postgraduate programmes are informed by our research and taught by experts with international reputations for the quality of their work. Our flagship MBA programme attracts students from around the world, looking to take the next step in their careers, while our other taught Master's programmes to allow you to specialise in areas of interest to you.


The Sibson Building at Canterbury provides you with the ideal environment for you to achieve your full potential and gain the most from your studies. This RIBA award-winning state-of-the-art building offers spacious teaching facilities including executive seminar and lecture rooms, a dedicated MBA suite and access to excellent IT facilities and learning resources.

The School is conveniently located at the University of Kent’s campus, close to continental Europe and with easy access to London.

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World-famous Canterbury Cathedral is situated in the heart of the historic city centre, just a 25-minute walk or short bus ride.


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Kent Business School at Medway benefits from a range of new facilities. The Sail and Colour Loft features new digital classrooms, a Bloomberg suite, seminar rooms, group learning room, a computer suite, quiet and general study areas, social spaces and a special reference collection of core textbooks.

The Medway campus has excellent transport links and is just 40-minutes by fast train from London.

The area is steeped in history and rich in maritime heritage with Rochester’s splendid castle and cathedral and The Historic Dockyard, Chatham.

"I chose Kent Business School because of the innovative programme on offer and its close proximity to London. The Director of the course and the academics were always very friendly, helpful and incredibly supportive along the way." - Anna Magarotto, MSc Digital Marketing and Analytics.

Find out what it’s like to study MSc Digital Marketing and Analytics at KBS Medway here

Scholarships and funding

Kent Business School is delighted to be able to offer a range of funding opportunities, which includes scholarships, bursaries, the Double Loyalty Scheme for University of Kent Graduates and the KBS Early Bird discount of 10% to applicants who apply before 31 March. Please note, the Early Bird discount is open to self-funded postgraduate students only. We also provide exclusive bursaries and scholarships for postgraduate students upon application.

The University of Kent has a postgraduate scholarship fund of over £9 million. Use the university guide to financial assistance as a foundation for your research into the full range of funding opportunities.


You gain much more than an academic qualification when you graduate from Kent Business School – we enhance your student experience and accelerate your career prospects. From the moment you start with us, our efforts are focused on helping you gain the knowledge, skills and experience you need to thrive in an increasingly competitive workplace. Recent graduates have gone on to work for including, Deloitte, Fujitsu Services Ltd, Pace Capital, City Sprint, J.P Morgan & Chase and BP.

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How to Apply

You can apply for our postgraduate taught master’s programmes via the online application process. Please ensure all supporting documents are submitted with your application form or scanned and emailed. We will ask to see the originals of your documentation when you enrol into the programme. For more information visit our How to Apply page.

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Visit us

We hold open events throughout the year at our Canterbury and Medway locations. Please visit our open day events page to see upcoming opportunities to visit us.


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