University of Kent

Rank 401
Established 1965
Famous for

Law, MBA, Architecture

Fees £15,200.00 - £18,400.00


The University of Kent is a global university with outstanding teaching, modern facilities, award-winning student support and welcoming study locations. Over 18,000 students from 152 countries study across its two spacious UK campuses and specialist postgraduate centres in Europe.

Kent is ranked in the top 50 universities in the UK by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021. In the same guide, three of its subjects are ranked in the top 10 (history of art, social policy, and social work) and eight subjects rank in the top 20 (anthropology, architecture, art and design, communications and media, German, law, linguistics and theology). Kent Business School is part of the 1% of top global institutions to gain 'Triple Crown' accreditation.

All of Kent’s academic schools produce world-class research. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework, Kent was ranked in the top 20 for research intensity in the Times Higher Education, outperforming 11 of the 24 elite Russell Group universities. Because our academics are engaged in high level research as well as teaching, you study with some of the most influential thinkers in your field.

Kent offers a wide range of foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, exciting study abroad and year in industry opportunities, summer schools. Each year we welcome a large number of students from India studying a wide range of courses including cyber security and artificial intelligence, business and management, law, psychology and architecture.

Kent Scholarships

Kent offer a wide range of funding opportunities for international students looking to study undergraduate or postgraduate programmes at the University of Kent. For undergraduate students have a number of general academic awards, including the Kent Scholarship for Academic Excellence worth £2000, and the International Scholarships worth £3000.

For postgraduate students we have several subject specific awards including scholarships offered by the Kent Business School, the Kent Law School and the School of Psychology.

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The University of Kent’s Centre for English and World Languages offers lessons in English and other languages for all students. These are available as standalone courses before the start of term or as modules which can count towards a final degree. Each student is assigned a personal tutor who can assist them academically or personally with any problems. There are also numerous international student societies, both general and country-specific.

International student events hosted by the Kent international team take place during Welcome Week and throughout the year, with specific Holi, Diwali and Bollywood parties also organised by the Indian Society for Indian students. Several scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate international students are also available.

A successful future

The University of Kent is committed to ensuring its students have successful careers and provide the necessary experience and support to achieve this. All students have access to the institution’s award-winning personal and careers support. The university runs a range of employment initiatives including internships; voluntary opportunities; careers and employability advisory service; Language Express; and JobShop. 

From our wide range of industry placements to our Hub for Innovation and Enterprise, you have lots of opportunities to develop real-world skills so that you can stand out from the competition and secure your dream job.

Superb student experience

With our wide range of student societies, including sporting and international groups, whatever your interests, you’re likely to find something to be excited about. You could even establish your own society. A variety of student events take place throughout the year, including several that are organised by the Indian Society. During Welcome Week and throughout the year, they organise several events including the celebration of Holi, Diwali and Bollywood parties.

All our students have access to a wide range of personal support services. These include the Medical Centre on the Canterbury campus, the Counselling Service, the Disability and Dyslexia Support Service, and a multi-faith Chaplaincy team. We also provide comprehensive academic support facilities, including the Student Learning Advisory Service, which provides free study support and advice. 

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The Guardian subject rankings also revealed strong performances in the areas of Architecture, Drama & Dance, Economics, English & Creative Writing, Film Production & Photography, History of Art, Journalism, Politics, Religious Studies & Theology and Social Policy.

The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 has confirmed Kent as a leading research university, with the majority of its submissions rated as world-leading or internationally excellent.



New first year students who select Kent as their first choice are guaranteed a place in University accommodation. At the Canterbury campus, most rooms are en suite and many offer catering options, while all postgraduate rooms are en suite and self-catered. Rooms are available as flats, studio apartments or shared houses in the nearby student village and are generally arranged in a collegiate system.

Rooms at the Medway Campus are all en suite and recently built, arranged in flats of five to eight people.


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