Business and Management BA (with year in industry)

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Business and Management BA (with year in industry)

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    Key Information

    • Study Level:

      Bachelor

    • Duration:

      4 Years

    • Study Mode:

      Full Time

    • Tuition Fees EU/EEA:

      £ 9,250 Per Year

      These fees apply to students from the EU/EEA

    • Tuition Fees International :

      £ 15,700

      These fees apply to students from outside the EU/EEA

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    Course Summary

    A Business and Management BA from Kent Business School is a great way to gain proficiency in identifying common business problems and applying practical, profitable solutions. It will also give you the kind of management skills you need to work with people in a professional context in nearly any industry or sector.

    You’ll learn not just the basics but also your choice of specialisation – including operations, HR management, marketing or operating a SME. The school also offers a specialised retail pathway.

    If you are changing direction after starting in another career area, you will possess valuable work experience and professional awareness. Many employers actively seek candidates with these benefits. Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.Many employers favour GDL students in an increasingly competitive legal job market. Through studying another degree subject, you will have gained many transferable skills. By taking the conversion route into law, you are showing motivation and determination by choosing law at a later stage than some others. This looks good to employers.

    If you are changing direction after starting in another career area, you will possess valuable work experience and professional awareness. Many employers actively seek candidates with these benefits. Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.Many employers favour GDL students in an increasingly competitive legal job market. Through studying another degree subject, you will have gained many transferable skills. By taking the conversion route into law, you are showing motivation and determination by choosing law at a later stage than some others. This looks good to employers.

    Course Outline

    This course is delivered over 4 years at full time, including a ‘sandwich year’ in busienss placement.

    Year 1:

    Required Modules

    • Economics for Business 1
    • Employability and Study Skills for Success
    • Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
    • Fundamentals of Management Accounting
    • Introduction to Data Analysis and Statistics for Business
    • Management Principles
    • Marketing Principles
    • The International Business Environment

    Year 2:

    Required Modules:

    • Contract Law and Consumer Rights
    • Corporate Social Responsibility
    • Digital Information Systems: A Management Perspective
    • Economics For Business 2
    • Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
    • Managing People and Teams
    • Marketing Analytics
    • Project Management
    • Retail Sales Management
    • The Management of Operations

    Year 3 (Placement):

    You’ll spend year 3 of this program in a paid placement in a business and management context. Kent University’s placement team will be at your disposal to ensure that you have access to a placement which suits the needs of the program as well as your career goals in particular.

    The placement itself is worth 90 credits, and you will be asked to produce a Business Placement Report that is worth an additional 30 credits.

    Year 4:

    Required Modules:

    • Business Law and Employment Rights
    • Business/Management Project
    • Contract Law and Consumer Rights
    • Creating Your Own Enterprise
    • Critical Thinking for Contemporary Business Issues
    • European Business
    • Human Resources and Organisational Behaviour
    • Leadership and Corporate Strategy
    • Merchandising and Sales Planning
    • Product Design and Buying
    • Service and Supply Chain Management
    • Strategic Marketing

    Learning & Teaching

    The Kent Business School is one of the top 20 UK wide, and uses a range of state-of-the-art teaching methods to maintain the quality of education you would expect. These include taught modules with workshops and seminars, networking events, enterprise initiatives such the ‘Business Start-Up Journey’ and specific business challenges.

    Career Possiblities

    Graduates of Kent’s Business and Management program very often do go into management, but that is by no means your only option. You’ll garner a wide range of transferrable skills throughout this degree program, and graduates have successfully found roles in organisations like Vodafone, Tesco and Hewett-Packard as well as ones like Deutsche Bank and Deloitte UK.

    Entry Credit

    Entry Requirements for UK and EU-nationals

    This BA program typically requires applicants to have achieved 3 A Levels of BBB or better, or one of a number of equivalent academic certifications.

    Entry Requirements for overseas (non-EU) students                         

    International students must be fluent in written and spoken English. This can be demonstrated by a good IELTS score or with one of several equivalent exams. See the specific requirements here.

    International students must also have earned an educational certification that is the equivalent of that required for UK and EU students. The requirements can be found here.

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