The University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, T +44 (0)1227 764000
Why study with us?
The School of Politics and International Relations is one of the UK's most exciting and dyanmic places to study Politics and International Relations. We combine high quality teaching with cutting-edge research in a supportive environment that welcomes students all over the world.
Did you know?
The School is currently 3rd in the UK for overall student statisfaction based on 96% satisfaction in the NSS 2012
In 2012 72% of Kent Politics students graduated with good degrees
The School is currently ranked 10th in UK, based on 70% of our student obtaining graduate level jobs within 6 months of graduating
Here are Ten reasons why you should choose to study with us:
1. Choice of programmes
We offer a wide range of Undergraduate programmes, including three and four year single honours and joint honours degree programmes with law, economics, history, and at postgraduate level we offer 13 taught Masters degrees and supervision for full-time or part-time research degrees (MPhil and PhD) in all our areas of expertise.
4. Supportive and quality student experience
The School is currently 3rd in the UK for overall student statisfaction based on 96% satisfaction in the NSS 2012. This reflects the quality of experience we aim to provide. We pride ourselves with offering excellent pastoral care ensuring that the students are supported throughout their studies.
5. Employment prospects
The School is currently ranked 10th in UK, based on 70% of our student obtaining graduate level jobs within 6 months of graduating. Our modules and programmes teach key skills and attributes to equip students with the tools they need to suceed in the workplace. In 2012 72% of Kent Politics students graduated with good degrees.
6. Research-led teaching
Our students are taught and supervised by world leading experts who regularly appear in the media and publish books. In RAE 2008 the School did exceptionally well, with 75% of our work judged ‘internationally significant’, placing us in the top ranks of research departments in the country. We have a vibrant research culture.
7. Innovative teaching
Our innovative teaching practices have received national recognition we use a diverse range of teaching methods from large lectures to small group discussions, simulation exercises, and class debates, and make use of technology to foster an active learning environment.
9. Multicultural environment
We have a multicultural, cosmopolitan and active student body which offers an exceptionally enriching environment in which to study Politics and International Relations.
10. Excellent location
We are situated on an attractive, self-contained campus overlooking the city of Canterbury, with excellent transport links to London and mainland Europe.