About Kent Business School

At the Triple Accredited Kent Business School, we champion sustainable innovation through high-quality research and education impacting business and society. We are committed to developing diverse, employable, ethical graduates who can make a difference today and in decades to come. We also take pride in our links to the business world, offering graduates a readymade gateway to a successful future.  


Our rankings

World leading

Kent Business School is placed 34th in the 2023 Shanghai Global Rankings of Academic Subjects for Business Administration, which places us at 12th in the UK.

Top 1%

Triple Accredited by EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA placing us in the top 1% of Business Schools

High prospects

Marketing at Kent was ranked 12th for graduate prospects in The Complete University Guide 2024.


Of KBS' research deemed ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent' (REF2021)

Top 25

Business and Management at Kent was ranked 25th out of 118 in The Guardian University Guide 2024.


Our study environemt

Kent Business School has sites at our award- winning Sibson Building on the Canterbury campus and the newly renovated Medway Building at Medway. 

Both campuses have first-class academic and leisure facilities that encourage collaborative learning and have a comfortable, yet corporate feel.

Research with impact

80% of our research was deemed 'world leading' and 'internationally excellent' in the REF2021. Our academics work to address the issues facing the global business community including groundbreaking work with Parker Steel, Priority Freight, Port of Dover, Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) and Eurostar.   


Forging connections

Our dedicated employability team supports students with networking opportunities, interviewing technique, application support and finding the best employers for placements, Year in Industry roles and graduate employment. We have enviable links to the business world across the globe through research partnerships, student placements and networking events.