Student Accommodation

  • Postgraduate students are not guaranteed university accommodation unless they meet the criteria for Special Accommodation, or are travelling from outside of the UK to study at Canterbury; however the university will help anybody who would like to stay in private accommodation.

Postgraduate Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2017–2018):

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £5,050–9,000
Mixed £5,050–9,000
Laboratory £5,050–9,000
Clinical £9,000–23,000
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • Please refer to the university website for details.

Research

  • Research is conducted across the fields of healthcare, education, social and applied sciences, business, humanities and the arts, with 88% of the university's research recognised as world-leading, internationally excellent or internationally recognised by the Research Excellence Framework (REF) in 2014.
  • The university encourages postgraduate students to pursue creative and original research subjects, giving them the opportunity to pursue research degrees they might not find elsewhere.
  • There is a dedicated room on campus for research students with 24­hour access to IT facilities and other resources.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

2,937 postgraduate students in 2015–16:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 35%
  • Part Time 65%

Domicile

  • UK 96%
  • EU 2%
  • Other 2%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 135 1520 1650
Subjects allied to medicine 30 495 525
Biological sciences 160 85 245
Social studies 15 180 195
Business & administrative studies 10 155 170
Historical & philosophical studies 30 20 50
Creative arts & design 10 30 40
Law 15 20 35
Languages 25 5 30
Computer science 5 15 20
Mass communications & documentation 15 0 15
Physical sciences 5 5 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

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