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Faculty of Business and Social Sciences

The Faculty of Business and Social Sciences combines Kingston Business School and the School of Law, Social and Behavioural Sciences. Together they cultivate critical thinking, and a problem-solving approach to learning with an international outlook.

The Faculty is driven by a forward-thinking approach that reflects how occupations and work patterns continually change. You will graduate with the skills to support you in a challenging and rewarding career.

Kingston Business School has been awarded international accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). This accreditation has been earned by just 5% of the world's business schools.

Students graduate from the School of Law, Social and Behavioural Sciences with the theoretical and methodological tools, hands-on experience and critical thinking necessary to understand individual and group behaviour, solve problems and influence the future.

Meet our people

Rahul uses his extensive marketing industry knowledge and expertise to create and deliver innovative modules within the Department of Strategy, Marketing and Innovation. In 2021 he was awarded 'Lecturer of the Year' by Kingston Business School.

Dr Rahul Chawdhary
Senior Lecturer in Marketing Strategy

“The MSc in Accounting and Finance course structure has helped me to become more tech-savvy which is a big advantage. It is also research-focused, which helps me find areas in which I may want to specialise in the future.”

Kareemat, Accounting and Finance

Our courses

Accounting, finance and banking

Our accounting, finance and banking courses have been designed and developed in consultation with global finance professionals ensuring your learning is informed by the latest developments in industry.

Business and management

Our business management courses are designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills required in today's business environment and offer the opportunity to link your studies to real-life situations.


Our location provides opportunities to see first-hand, the criminal justice system in action at Kingston's Crown Court, non-government organisations (NGOs) and charities connected to crime prevention and justice.

Human rights and politics

Human rights and politics courses are designed with input from expert practitioners and researchers. Your learning is enhanced through guest lectures and seminars from politicians, activists and more.


Our psychology courses will help you develop your skills for a wide range of careers and offer the opportunity to take on a work or research project placement allowing you to gain valuable, practical experience.

PhD courses

We offer MSc by Research, MPhil and PhD degrees across the full range of research areas within the Faculty.

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