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About this degree

Would you like to discover business from a worldwide perspective? Our business management degrees give you the perfect balance of academic theory and practical experience. This degree will give you the opportunity to learn and work abroad and tailor your studies to the countries you’re most interested in.

It's for students that want to study business, travel, and study overseas, as part of your studies will be based in a different country.

Gain the skills to shine in a global enterprise.

Whether you want to work for an international company, government body or third sector organisation, this degree is a great grounding for all kinds of careers, including finance, marketing and HR. The world really can be your oyster.

By combining an exciting mix of contemporary theory and real-world experience, you’ll get a rich and pragmatic understanding of the global business world, fuelling your ambition to see what’s out there and kick-start your career.  

You’ll work alongside successful blue chip companies to gain the best of both worlds, a solid foundation in traditional business subjects like finance, marketing, law and strategic analysis, and amazing opportunities to put your knowledge into practice.

You’ll learn through industry-led workshops, guest lectures, internships and a company-based mentor, as well as traditional lectures and seminars, led by enterprising academics.

Everything you do will have a real international dimension. You’ll study three global industries and three regions and best of all, you’ll have the chance to spend part of your degree studying or working in another country.

Focusing on global business will help you stand out and make you an attractive candidate for multinational employers, because you’ll understand different business cultures and how things work around the world. You’ll have the core business skills and practical experience you need but more than that, the unique opportunities you’ll get here will give you lots of talking points for your CV.

Top reasons to choose this degree

You'll graduate with a degree from the University of Kent. Known as the UK’s European University, the University of Kent is ranked 23rd in The Guardian University Guide 2017, it is also ranked 17th in the UK for research intensity out of 122 multi-faculty universities in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) and has the fifth equal highest score for overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2015, out of 115 multi-faculty institutions. It has also been voted one of the top five universities for teaching in the UK, according to the Times Higher Education (THE).

You'll learn from a combination of lectures, seminars and workshops, each designed to bring the world of business to life using real world examples from our industry partners. You’ll get the chance to examine different regions, look at the major markets of China, South America and Africa and explore different industries such as consumer goods, professional motorsports and IT.

You’ll get the opportunity to undertake an internship. It’s important to get real experience so that’s why we always try to find you an internship that relates to your preferred career once you graduate (subject to academic performance). Our students are also encouraged to spend part of their programme overseas.

Our BA (Hons) Business Management programmes give you the option to take an Industry Placement, where you can take up to 15 months of a degree-related work placement, continuing with your studies alongside. The placement allows you to apply and develop your knowledge and skills by replicating tasks performed in the workplace, as well as discover new approaches to and elements of your disciplinary interests. This means you’ll start to develop some of the key competencies that employers value, such as collaboration, teamwork and self-awareness.

*Please note: It is not possible to apply for an accelerated programme; on completion of level 4, our full-time students have the opportunity to request to accelerate to a two-year programme.  The decision to allow this is based on the student's performance in their assessments in the programme so far and you will need to satisfy performance criteria in the first two terms to be considered for it.

Course summary

  • UCAS CODE
    4J59
  • INSTITUTION CODE
    P34
  • LOCATION
    Pearson Business School MidTown
  • COURSE START DATES
    September 2018
  • TUITION FEES
    £9,000 p.a. (See fee waiver)
  • MODE OF STUDY
    Full time (FT)
  • PROGRAMME DURATION
    3 years (FT). Option to accelerate and complete the programme in 2 years (subject to minimum numbers) * It is not possible to apply for an accelerated programme; on completion of level 4, our full-time students have the opportunity to request to accelerate to a two-year programme. The decision to allow this is based on the student's performance in their assessments in the programme so far
  • ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
    Typical offer: 128-120 UCAS points (ABB to BBB at A Levels) and interview
  • CONTACT HOURS
    Typically 10-16 hours per week (FT)

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Leah, BSc (Honours) Business and Enterprise student