School of Arts

  1. Arts Studio

    Arts Studio

    Arts Studio

    Read the latest edition of the School of Arts Magazine.
  2. Drama

     Drama

    Drama

    We offer a comprehensive suite of programmes to suit a range of interests relating to theatre.
  3. Film

     Film

    Film

    We have been at the forefront of developing film studies as an academic subject for over 30 years.
  4. History of Art

    History of Art

    History of Art

    We offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes that explore the history and theory of art.
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The New Canterbury Sound: Jack Hues and the Quartet + The Boot Lagoon

Friday September 4th 2015, 8pm Keynes College, University of Kent, Canterbury Free entry Canterbury in the 1960s and 1970s was a hotbed of musical creativity. A community of musicians and bands connected to the city shared an artistic curiosity that encompassed rock, jazz, soul, poetry, folk and contemporary classical music. With a sound that mixed eccentric psychedelia with Miles Davis-style jazz-rock bands such as The Wil...

3 September 2015

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Beacon Event: Film, Art, and the Third Culture

Film, Art, and the Third Culture Wednesday 18 November, Jarman Studio 2 Murray Smith, Professor of Film at the University of Kent, will deliver the inaugural Beacon Institute for Art and Science Annual Lecture. Drawing on his forthcoming book, and with a nod towards the ‘two cultures’ debate triggered by C.P Snow, Professor Smith will discuss the prospects for a 'third culture' integrating the knowledge, goals and methods of the arts an...

3 September 2015

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Book now for our Arts at Kent Day!

On Saturday 7th November 2015 from 10am-4pm, we will be holding our Arts at Kent Day which is part of the Humanities at Kent Day here at the University of Kent. Prospective Undergraduate applicants are invited to come along to spend a day with us in the School of Arts and experience what it is like to be a student with us by taking part in Drama, Film, History of Art or Media Arts taster sessions. You will get a real flavour for the topics we teach, be taugh...

2 September 2015

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£1,500 Scholarships announced for MA Physical Acting

The School of Arts are pleased to announce that they will award up to FIVE MA Scholarships for the MA Physical Acting programme for entry in September 2015. The scholarships are open for application to Home/EU/Overseas Kent Graduates who are applying for a place on the MA Physical Acting programme and will provide £1,500 towards the 2015/16 tuition fee. The Home/Eu fee for 2015/16 is £5,250, the overseas fee is £12,890. Applicants, who must...

17 August 2015

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Register Now for New York Trip 2016

Following the huge success of previous School of Arts trips, we will once again be organising an excursion to New York in February 2016! The trip is open to all current School of Arts undergraduate and postgraduate students and is designed to provide you with an opportunity to explore the famous city and enhance your learning experience outside of lectures and seminars. For example, Drama and Film scholars will find the Bill Rose Theatre Collection in the NY...

14 August 2015

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