Why Kent?

Why come to Kent?

Take your ambition further.

Build a global network of connections by joining our thriving, supportive, international community of staff and students studying in the UK and Europe.

Join our community

Our graduate community includes people returning to study after a break or studying part-time while continuing to advance their career, as well as recent graduates inspired by their studies and intent on discovering more.

Whatever your reasons for deciding on postgraduate study, you’ll work with outstanding academics who share your passion and can guide you towards new areas in your field.

Join us in Canterbury, Medway or Paris to step up, stand out and specialise.

Financial support

Postgraduate study is a significant investment in your future that enables you to expand your knowledge, skills and career options. We have devised a range of packages to ensure you have the necessary financial support.

Working with you

The Graduate and Researcher College (GRC) supports all postgraduate students at Kent with a focus on enhancing overall experience. The GRC provides stimulating opportunities to improve your skills, build your social and academic networks, and prepare you for career development and progression.

Leading the way

In the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021), Kent has confirmed as a leading research university, with the majority of our REF submissions rated as world-leading or internationally excellent. 

The University also rises by 11 places to 38 in the Times Higher Education’s ranking for overall quality in the REF.