University of Kent
- Undergraduate Students
- Postgraduate Students
- International Students
- The university has dedicated postgraduate accommodation and offers a number of choices to meet the student's budget and other needs.
- For students with families or those who want to live in a non-shared house, the university has collated useful information about suitable accommodation, schooling, the local area and more.
- Please refer to the university website for details.
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). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.
|Type of Course||Taught Postgraduate|
- Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
- Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
- Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
- Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.
Bursaries and Scholarships
The University of Kent’s £9m postgraduate scholarship fund allows it to support excellence and the university has an enviable record for graduate employment. Postgraduate funding support include:
- University research scholarships.
- Study Abroad scholarships.
- Excellence in sport and music scholarships.
- Named awards from donors.
- Funding to support international students.
- Discounts for Kent graduates.
- The university offers a range of 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.
- It is an active partner in the AHRC Consortium for the Humanities and the Arts South-East England (CHASE), the South-East ESRC Doctoral Training Centre (DTC), the Eastern Academic Research Consortium (Eastern ARC) and the EnvEast NERC Doctoral Training Partnership.
What do Postgraduate Students Study?
4,057 postgraduate students in 2015–16:
Mode of study
- Full Time 68%
- Part Time 32%
- UK 60%
- EU 14%
- Other 26%
Numbers of Students by Subject Area
|Business & administrative studies||40||520||560|
|Subjects allied to medicine||25||425||450|
|Historical & philosophical studies||130||75||205|
|Creative arts & design||70||95||165|
|Engineering & technology||75||50||125|
|Architecture, building & planning||20||75||100|
|Mass communications & documentation||5||30||35|
|Agriculture & related subjects||0||10||10|
Figures are rounded to the nearest five.