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Business, Finance and Travel

Whether you’re passionate about entrepreneurship or eager to become an accountant, our specialised courses are designed to fuel your ambitions.

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Learn from the professionals

Our courses are designed and taught by lecturers who have previously worked within the industry.

With their expert teaching, extensive links with local employers and the opportunity to take part in relevant industry trips, you will gain the skills needed to develop in the world of business or finance.

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Unique Opportunities

We work with lots of external partners such as Ashford Designer Outlet, where students can gain experience from big brands, and get a hands-on insight into the industry. Students are also offered valuable work experience with a range of high quality businesses.

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How you apply for a course at Ashford College

Step 1 – Find a subject you’re interested in

Explore our courses online and see the wide range of academic opportunities that are available to you.

Step 2 – Apply

Apply through our online application system for the department you are choosing.

Step 3 – Come to an interview

Come along to EKC Ashford College to meet our team, explore our facilities and see which course is right for you.

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Career prospects

Marketing and Sales Directors
Annual pay
Annual pay is per year, based on full-time employment and on the South East region.
Role description
Marketing and sales directors plan, organise and direct market research and formulate and implement an organisation’s marketing and sales policies.
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We’re part of six community-based colleges

Our mission is to play a leading role for East Kent in developing the economic and social prosperity of the diverse communities we serve.