January starts

Start your Master’s in January

Reach your potential with a postgraduate degree at Kent. Our January start courses are ideal if you want to take a career break and enhance your skills. This is also an ideal option for international students as it allows more time to meet visa requirements.

We offer a range of January start courses in law, politics, business, architecture, child protection and professional practice. Our current subject areas include:

You can also begin your studies in January at our postgraduate centre in Paris:

Accommodation guarantee

Starting in January? If you apply by 8 December you're guaranteed to receive an offer of accommodation at one of our campuses.

Law, Society and Social Justice

Kent Law School is one of the UK’s leading law schools and a dynamic and cosmopolitan place to study. We have a distinctive critical approach, placing law within the wider context of society.

On our January start courses, you are immersed in a culture of critical research which is widely regarded as a centre of excellence in legal research and training.

Business and Management

At the Triple Accredited Kent Business School, we champion sustainable innovation through high-quality research and education impacting business and society. Our postgraduate courses are the perfect way to sharpen your focus, and you can set your own pace with our January starts.

Architecture, Design and Planning

Architectural Practice - PDip

Complete your professional training and follow the ARB’s criteria for Part 3. Graduates who have completed all three examinations can apply for professional registration as an architect in the UK.

Politics and International Relations

The School of Politics and International Relations at Kent is at the forefront of contemporary politics and international studies. We are a dynamic place to study where you are taught by world-leading experts who use innovative teaching to engage you with their latest research.

Medway School of Pharmacy

Independent / Supplementary Prescribing - PCert

Our postgraduate taught courses are designed for a range of healthcare professionals in active clinical practice.   

Healthcare and social care

Build the skills and confidence to pursue a career in public service and welfare. Our January start courses will help you to understand the major challenges in health and social care today, and develop new ways to tackle them.

Centre for the Study of Higher Education

Higher Education - PDip, MA

Deepen your understanding of the principles, theoretical concepts and the policy context of higher education.

Paris School of Arts and Culture

The Paris School of Arts and Culture offers flexible postgraduate degrees in one of the most culturally rich cities in the world.

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