Students who wish to apply for a higher degree should have a good honours degree from the UK or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in a non-business-related discipline. Consideration will be given to those applicants holding a good second class honours degree. Applicants without an honours degree may also be considered on the basis of work experience, professional qualifications and the relevance of the programme to their current professional role.
Months of entry
With an emphasis on international business, acquire the tools, techniques and concepts on how international business is conducted.
At Kent Business School the MSc in Management (International Business provides an insight into a number of areas of general management, with particular emphasis on key aspects of international business. It is designed to equip you with the necessary tools, techniques and concepts to understand how international business is conducted and how firms and countries can thrive in today’s global marketplace.
This programme is designed for graduates who wish to pursue a management related discipline but with less than 3 years work experience, particularly from non-business related degrees, who are seeking a deep understanding of the world of business and management.
Graduates typically pursue careers in multinational enterprises, international organisations, governmental bodies or consultancies.
The programme involves a taught and a project component. The taught programme is assessed by a mixture of coursework assignments throughout the year, and by examinations in May and June. Once these are completed, you work full-time on your Business Report and your Personal Development & Management Skills Report, applying techniques and insights presented in the programme to a specific problem.
Kent Business School (KBS)
We are a world-class business school combining rigorous teaching with real world relevance and strong links to the business community.Our research is ranked 32 in the UK on a measure of "research power" - RAE 2014 and underpins and enhances our teaching. Our flagship programme, the Kent MBA, has AMBA accreditation and together with our Master’s in Management, Marketing, Business Analytics, Human Resource Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Management Science, and programmes in finance and accounting, we continue to attract applicants with a wide range of backgrounds from 102 countries leading to excellent results in the 2016 Guardian and Sunday Times university league tables.
Studying at KBS gives you the opportunity to increase your employability with real-life case studies, a student council and a business society. We have strong links to local and national organisations providing opportunities for projects, internships and graduate placements. The School attracts many high-profile speakers from industry and last year included visits and lectures from staff of the Bank of England, BAE Systems, Barclays, Lloyds Insurance, Cummins, Delphi and Kent County Council.
Information for international students
Please note that if you are required to meet an English language condition, we offer a number of pre-sessional courses in English for Academic Purposes through Kent International Pathways. See http://www.kent.ac.uk/international-pathways/
Fees and funding
Please visit our funding web pages for the most current opportunities.
The Business School has a wide range of funding opportunities for postgraduate students, which include Scholarships, Bursaries, the Double Loyalty Scheme for progressing University of Kent undergraduates and our Early Bird Scheme. The Early Bird entitles students who apply early (before 31 March 2016) and commit early, 10% off their tuition fees.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Kent Business School
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