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 Canterbury, United Kingdom

University of Kent

University of Kent

Here at the University of Kent, we understand your passion to progress. Whether gaining advanced skills or joining a global academic research community drives you, our networks and facilities will help you achieve your ambition.

Postgraduate programmes – Challenge Yourself.

Become a critical, creative and strategic thinker with high-level research, planning and communication skills – exactly the attributes all employers look for.

Kent, known for its teaching excellence, and for the interdisciplinary nature of its programmes and research. Here’s just a few options we offer our students:

  • Many subject areas offer professionally accredited programmes
  • Career-focused conversion courses for those looking for a change of direction.
  • Part-time and full-time options for taught and research degrees. Many with industry placements
  • September or January starts
  • Kent will consider applicants either holding or projected 2:2 UK Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Some subjects offer online distance-learning options and short courses

Take a look at our extensive list of postgraduate courses on our online prospectus.

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Multimillion-pound postgraduate scholarship fund.

Kent offers a range of funding opportunities, including full awards to support doctoral researchers and students undertaking a taught Master’s at our locations in the UK and Europe. We also offer several scholarships to support our international students including GREAT British Council and Chevening Scholarship awards. Our Research Council doctoral training partnerships give you access to a range of funding and research networks. Check out our bursaries and scholarships and see if you’re eligible.

Award-winning Careers and Employability Service.

Alongside networking, skills and training, you’ll have access to Kent’s extensive careers support. One-to-one advice, workshops and resources from our Careers and Employability Service. Create the future you want – here’s what our graduates are doing now.

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International experience – a diverse and supportive community.

With a student body representing over 157 nationalities, you can live and learn in a truly diverse international community. Some programmes also include study abroad options.

Check out our international webpages for details on how to apply and international events as well as our country webpages to explore requirements specific to the country you have studied in.

A leading university – Our research changes lives.

In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF), our reputation was confirmed as a world-leading research university across the arts and humanities, sciences, and social sciences. For you, this means joining a community that pushes boundaries, that is ambitious, innovative and intent on making a positive difference to people’s lives. Learn from leading thinkers whose work informs their teaching and who understand what it takes to produce world-leading research.

Student support and wellbeing.

Our Students Learning Advisory Service offers help with study, writing and research skills and our wellbeing team are on hand if you need emotional or mental health support or have a disability. The Graduate and Researcher College ensures you have access to the resources they need, running a series of training programmes, workshops and events to help you further develop transferrable and specialist skills to support your research and employability.

Four locations – UK and Europe.

Postgraduate study is offered at our UK campuses in Canterbury and Medway, both within easy reach of London, as well as at our specialist European centres: the Brussels School of International Studies, specialising in Politics, Law and International Relations disciplines and the Paris School of Arts and Culture.

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For further information on all taught and research programmes do get in touch, or sign up to our newsletter to receive tailored updates about PG study at Kent. Check out our online prospectus or order a PG guide.

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