University of Kent – a top 20 research university

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Institution: University of Kent

Kent, a top 20 research university, provides a dynamic and challenging academic environment informed by an international perspective and collaboration with top ranked universities around the world. Our £12.2 million postgraduate scholarship fund allows us to support excellence and we have an enviable record for graduate employment.

Kent is known as the UK’s European university with campuses in the UK and specialist European postgraduate centres in Brussels, Paris, Athens and Rome where studies are underpinned by the specialist resources of each location. We also have a large number of academic partnerships across Europe, Asia and the United States. Kent’s postgraduate students come from over 140 countries and range in age from 21 to their 70’s. We welcome everyone and have a large cohort of mature students studying for a career change or to indulge a long-held passion for a subject.

Postgraduate programmes

Kent’s taught programmes and research opportunities including External PhDs, distance learning and short courses across the arts and humanities, social sciences, medical studies, and science and technology as well as taster and short courses. Our European postgraduate centres offer programmes which exploit the specific historical, social, political and cultural resources available in these exceptional cities.

£12.2m Postgraduate Scholarship Fund

Funding includes several hundred taught and research scholarships for UK, EU and overseas fee paying students including location and subject-specific funding, awards and discounts for alumni, and sport and music scholarships,. The majority of Kent’s programmes, including some split-site options in Brussels, Paris and Rome, are eligible for the Master’s and Doctoral Loan Schemes.

Superb locations

The University of Kent has seven exceptional study locations: the UK campuses in Canterbury and Medway and specialist centres in Tonbridge, Brussels, Paris, Athens and Rome. Canterbury, Medway and Tonbridge are close to London with easy access by road and high-speed train and there are fast travel links to mainland Europe, including Paris and Brussels, by air, Eurostar or ferry.

Specialist postgraduate centres in Europe

Brussels School of International Studies

Paris School of Arts and Culture

Rome School of Classical and Renaissance Studies

Athens: Combine the worlds of Heritage and Business

Find out more

Kent holds regular Open Events in the UK, Paris and Brussels where you can meet students and academics, discuss funding opportunities and tour the campuses. If you can't attend but would like to find out more you can come for an informal visit, contact our information team or find out more on our website.

Contact details

University of Kent
Canterbury
Kent
CT2 7NZ
United Kingdom
Email: information@kent.ac.uk
Website: www.kent.ac.uk/pg

Masters Courses