A degree to be proud of
One of the UK’s leading universities, the University of Kent offers you a world-class education and one of the best student experiences in the country. The University produces world-leading research and is rated as internationally excellent.
Ranked in the UK top 20 in the Times Higher Education ‘Table of Tables’, and with the fourth highest score for overall student satisfaction* (NSS), we enjoy a global reputation that attracts students from around the world. Our academics are engaged in world-class research and this informs their teaching, enabling you to study with some of the most influential thinkers in your field.
The Times Higher Education has ranked Kent 17th in the UK for research intensity in the Research Excellence Framework, and the QS World University Rankings by Subject places Kent among the world’s elite institutions in eight of the 36 featured subjects.
*out of all publically funded, multi-faculty universities
Inspirational Teaching and Academic Excellence
Kent is renowned for its teaching style; our academics have an outstanding ability to pass on their passion for study and debate. You will be challenged and encouraged, and develop as an independent thinker, capable of thriving in different situations. This approach is enhanced by the opportunity for you to attend numerous talks and workshops in related fields, allowing you to place your studies within a broader context.
Our postgraduate students further develop their skills by presenting work at research seminars, participating in conferences and publishing papers.
We offer a wide range of foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, exciting study abroad, work placement and internship opportunities, European summer schools and a generous scholarship fund, including awards for academic, sporting and creative excellence.
And if you don’t yet have the required qualifications or level of English language, we offer a range of flexible pre-sessional courses and the International Foundation Programme (IFP) to enable you to progress to your chosen degree. Free English lessons are also available during your studies.
Go Abroad - International study abroad and work placements
Going abroad as part of your degree is an amazing experience and a chance for you to develop personally, academically and professionally. As a Kent student, a world of study abroad and work placement opportunities is available to you – from China, Hong Kong and Thailand, to the US, Latin America, Australia, South Africa and Europe – and we’ll support you every step of the way.
Our Campus locations
The UK’s European university, we have beautiful campuses in southeast England close to London, and specialist centres in Paris, Brussels, Athens and Rome. Each offers an attractive, vibrant and safe environment for your studies.
The University provides dedicated support for its international students, with a choice of accommodation on campus. International students are offered University accommodation for their first year of study (providing they meet the application criteria).
Kent graduates enjoy excellent career prospects around the world.95% of Kent students who graduated in 2015 were in work or further study within six months.