The University of Kent is outward looking and forward-thinking, with outstanding academic staff, excellent facilities, networking opportunities, safe and welcoming study locations and award-winning student support. Our interdisciplinary programmes are designed to help you sharpen your focus and take a step up in your career.
Postgraduate programmes Kent, a top UK and global University is known for its teaching excellence, and for the interdisciplinary nature of its programmes and research. We understand that postgraduate students need flexibility, so many of our taught and all of our research degrees offer September or January starts. Many of our courses will consider applicants either holding or projected 2:2 UK Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, we also offer distance-learning options and short courses. We also offer career-focused conversion courses for those looking for a change of direction.
January 2023 starts - You can start some of our postgraduate degrees in January. If you’re taking a career break to study this could be the best option for you. Find out more about our January intake programmes.
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Multimillion-pound postgraduate scholarship fund
At Kent, we offer a range of funding opportunities. Kent’s scholarships include full awards to support doctoral researchers and students undertaking a taught Master’s at our locations in the UK and Europe. We are also pleased to offer a number of 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.
Impressive career prospects
Kent has an excellent record for employment. Alongside developing career skills on your programme, you’ll have access to Kent’s extensive careers support. This includes one-to-one advice, workshops and resources from our Careers and Employability Service. Take a look at what are graduates are doing now – read our alumni profiles
With a student body representing over 157 nationalities, you can live and learn in a truly diverse international community. There are various global activities and cultural societies that you can get involved with so that you can enjoy your experience on a global scale.
All international students can benefit from our free English Language and Academic Skills (ELAS) modules which are designed to help you improve in areas such as English grammar and pronunciation, essay writing and note-taking.
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
Kent has been awarded Research Excellence in REF 2021 results. The Research Excellence Framework confirmed Kent as a leading research university, the impact of Kent’s research spans the arts and humanities, sciences, and social sciences, with eight subjects ranked in the top ten for research quality. The approach to research at Kent has always been interdisciplinary and collaborative and our signature research themes reflect this.
Supportive environment Our Graduate and Researcher College ensures our students have access to the resources they need, including study hubs exclusively for postgrads, running a series of training programmes, workshops and events to help you further develop transferrable and specialist skills to support your research and employability.
Join us at our Open Events – Virtually or on Campus
Our next open event is on Wednesday 16 November, book your place today. To attend on-campus and meet us in person book here, or to attend virtually online book here. We’ll send you more information nearer the time. (remove this line) Or feel free to browse our latest on-demand event to get a taster of postgraduate study at Kent
Our Open Events offer both face-to-face and virtual options, providing an opportunity to meet our staff and current students across our UK and European campuses. We also attend a wide range of events around the world, check our international events page and meet us in person, if you are not from the UK.