Applications and funding


Paris Scholarship

Fees and funding

For further information please see our Postgraduate funding pages.

Applicants who have been offered a place on any of the Kent at Paris MA programmes may also apply for one of our Kent at Paris Scholarships, currently valued at £6,000 each.

For further information, see:

Jackie Chan Scholarship

Students from Hong Kong studying Film Studies may also be eligible to apply for the Jackie Chan Scholarship.

Other funding opportunities

Kent also provides a variety of other financial support opportunities for postgraduate students. These range from a generous number of research studentships, through to location specific funding, sport and music scholarships, and funding specifically for overseas fee–paying students.

See the scholarships website or our postgraduate funding website for more information.


You can apply for a Kent higher degree online.

General entry requirements

If you wish to apply for a higher degree, you must normally have a first or good second class honours degree in a relevant or appropriate subject, or the equivalent.

If you do not have access to the web, please contact Information, Recruitment and Admissions.

There is no fixed closing date for applications although we recommend you make your formal application as early as possible and at least three months before your intended start date. Most coursework degrees begin in September each year, and research degree registration can start at the beginning of any month.

English language

The University requires all non native speakers of English to reach a minimum standard of
proficiency in written and spoken English before beginning a postgraduate degree.

Only English Language tests taken up to a maximum of two years prior to the date of registration will be accepted for admission into the University.


There is no specific age limit for postgraduate degrees.

Health requirement

Students coming from all countries outside the United Kingdom, Europe and North America are required to produce satisfactory evidence of a chest X-ray. This is best taken in your own country prior to departure

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