The University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, T +44 (0)1227 764000
How do I apply for an undergraduate degree?
Apply through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) website (or via your college or school if it has a UCAS online application system).
When you are applying you will need to include the correct UCAS institution code.
- The UCAS code for University of Kent is KENT K24.
- For courses based at Medway, add the campus code K in Section 3(d).
- Pharmacy applicants should apply to the Medway School of Pharmacy (UCAS code MEDSP M62).
- Mathematics and Secondary Education applicants should apply to Canterbury Christ Church University (UCAS code C10).
The application deadline is 15 October (prior to year of study) for medical, dentistry and veterinary programmes, and 15 January for all other courses - late applications are considered at the University's discretion.
Find out how to apply on our part-time study pages.
Do I need English language qualifications?
If you are a non-native speaker of English, the University needs evidence of your English language ability. The level required depends on the course that you want to study.
The University offers pre-sessional English courses designed to take prospective students to the level required for their chosen course.
Do you offer any HND/HNC courses?
The University works closely with its partner colleges to offer a range of vocationally related higher education qualifications.
A summary of available courses is shown below, for more information, see Additional Courses.
Offering HNDs related to Business, Animal Science and Public Services.
Offering HNCs, HNDs and foundation degrees related to Construction and Engineering, plus a top-up degree programme in Construction.
Offering an HNC, HNDs, foundation and honours degrees in a range of subjects.
Offers short courses and part-time study at Certificate, Diploma and full BA (Hons) degree level in a number of humanities subjects, including English and Comparative Literature, Creative Writing, Local History and History & Philosophy of Art.
How do I transfer to Kent from another university?
Depending on the studies you have already completed, you may be able to apply for a transfer through UCAS. You will then need to send us an official transcript detailing your current studies.
When do degree courses start?
Where can I find information on funding?
What financial support is Kent offering to undergraduate entrants?
Our 2013 financial support package for undergraduates includes a fee waiver and cash bursary, as well as additional funds on your Kent account to help with accommodation, food, books and other living costs.
For more information see our Undergraduate fees and funding pages.
Where can I find information on scholarships?
In 2013 the University is offering a scholarship of £2,000 per annum to all students who have attained AAA over three A levels or specified equivalent qualifications. There are also other scholarship opportunities based on academic, sporting and musical merit.
Students may hold a University bursary and a scholarship at the same time.