Postgraduate Study

  • Kent, a top 20 research-intensive university, provides a dynamic and challenging academic environment informed by an international perspective and collaboration with top ranked universities around the world.
  • Our global partnerships provide the foundation for our international approach to research and teaching.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

The 3,935 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 68%
  • Part Time 32%

Domicile

  • UK 58%
  • EU 14%
  • Other 28%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Biological sciences 256 332 588
Business & administrative studies 40 519 559
Social studies 192 363 555
Subjects allied to medicine 24 424 448
Computer science 42 272 314
Education 4 299 303
Languages 111 110 221
Historical & philosophical studies 132 75 207
Law 63 109 172
Creative arts & design 71 94 165
Engineering & technology 77 50 127
Architecture, building & planning 22 77 99
Physical sciences 62 7 69
Mathematical sciences 37 27 64
Mass communications & documentation 4 31 35
Agriculture & related subjects 0 11 11

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Fees and Funding

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2016–2017):

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £5,430
Mixed -
Laboratory £5,430
Clinical -

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • Our £9m postgraduate scholarship fund allows us to support excellence and we have an enviable record for graduate employment.