Canterbury Christ Church University

Canterbury Christchurch University

Originally starting out as a teacher training college in the 1960s, Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) now offers a diverse range of courses and has a very strong record for health-related courses and teacher education.

There are four academic faculties:

The University has ambitious and exciting plans for the future with a £150 million campus development, which includes a new centre for engineering and technology, and a stunning, new arts building which opened in January 2019. Further investment in STEM includes the creation of Kent and Medway’s first-ever medical school, in partnership with the University of Kent which launches in 2020.

Postgraduate study
At Canterbury Christ Church University you can choose from a wide range of taught and research postgraduate degrees, ranging from Certificates and Diplomas to Masters courses and PhD degrees by thesis, portfolio and publication.

Worldwide reputation
Nearly 90% of its research submitted to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) was assessed as world-leading, internationally significant or internationally recognised.

Christ Church's main campus is situated in the world-famous city of Canterbury and is one of only a handful of universities with a campus in a World Heritage Site. Canterbury is less than an hour from London by high-speed train and the Continent is easily accessible.

The University also has a campus in Medway and a centre in Tunbridge Wells. There are around 17,000 students, of which 70% study full-time.

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Contact us
If you're thinking about applying to Canterbury Christ Church University or would like more information about student fees or our accommodation, there are several ways that you are able to contact us.

For postgraduate taught enquiries, please email:

For postgraduate research enquiries, please email: or telephone:  01227 782701

University Switchboard: +44 (0)1227 767700
Course Enquiry Team: +44 (0)1227 78290


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