Kent is a top UK and global University, known for its teaching excellence, and for the interdisciplinary nature of its programmes and research. We understand that postgraduate students need flexibility, so many of our taught and all of our research degrees offer September or January starts. Many of our courses will consider applicants either holding or projected 2:2 UK Bachelors degree or equivalent, we also offer distance-learning options and short courses.
A leading university
Interdisciplinary, international and highly influential, our research addresses some of the most critical issues of our time such as cancer treatment, dissolving plastic pollution; improving UK productivity and creating original forms of poetry and creative writing. The approach to research at Kent has always been interdisciplinary and collaborative and our signature research themes reflect this.
Join a community that’s already shaping tomorrow’s world and discover where it could take you.
Kent has an excellent record for employment. Alongside developing career skills on your programme, you’ll have access to Kent’s extensive careers support. This includes one-to-one advice, workshops and resources from our Careers and Employability Service.
The content of our programmes are designed to take advantage of the connections and resources we’ve built over the years, locally, nationally and globally. On some of our programmes, it’s possible to go on a work placement where you can test what you’ve learnt or you could gain experience living in another country by studying or undertaking research abroad.
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The Graduate and Researcher College helps to create a caring, stimulating intellectual and social environment, so that whether you’re returning to study after a break, studying part-time while continuing to advance your career, or a recent graduate, you can thrive and enjoy the challenge that postgraduate study provides.The dedicated Graduate and Researcher College ensures our students have access to the resources they need, including study hubs exclusively for postgrads, running a series of training programmes, workshops and events to help you further develop transferrable and specialist skills to support your research and employability.
As a postgraduate student, finding the right place to live is an important part of your university experience. Whether you are looking for en-suite double rooms, part-catered packages or shared houses Kent has an option to suit you. New students applying by 30 June are also guaranteed a room offer for September 2022.Discover your home from home in Canterbury or Medway.
Your library wherever you areAt Kent you can access high-quality digital resources, such as e-book, e-journals, databases, newspapers, and multi-media – anytime, anywhere. The Templeman Library is at the heart of the Canterbury campus and provides study spaces, PCs, a large collection of books and journals and more. At Medway, Kent students can access the Drill Hall Library.
The Canterbury campus has a NHS doctors surgery, pharmacy, and nursing service, whilst at Medway, we have partnered with a specialist local GP surgery. Mental health advice and support is also available from our experienced team of practitioners.
The University of Kent is committed to a ‘sport for all’ philosophy and encourage you to be more active, get fit and have fun whilst at Kent. Whether you’re a recreational user or a serious athlete, our dedicated sports development team and fully qualified health and fitness instructors are on hand to help. Generous sports scholarships are also available.
Share your interests and make lifelong friends from around the world with a wide range of clubs and societies that cover all kinds of interests – cultural, performance, physical activity, politics and campaigning and special interest.
There are also a number of academic societies which are free to join. There are over 50 sports clubs ranging from traditional sports to caving, sailing and windsurfing and even Quidditch!
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