Why Kent? - Postgraduate courses

What makes Kent a top 25 UK university? We offer inspirational teaching and supervision alongside first-class library and IT facilities. You also benefit from our high-impact research in all subjects. Whatever you are looking to study, Kent provides a dynamic and challenging environment for your postgraduate studies.

Financial support

Postgraduate study is a significant investment in your future, one that reaps a lifetime of benefits. We have devised a range of packages to ensure you have the necessary financial support.

We have full awards to support doctoral research candidates, tuition fee awards for those studying taught Master's and loyalty discounts for our alumni. We also offer location specific awards, scholarships for overseas students and awards that recognise excellence in sport and music.

View postgraduate scholarships and loans

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We have a scholarship fund in excess of £11 million to support our postgraduate community

Superb locations

Our partnerships with Europe provide the foundation for our international approach to research and teaching. We have postgraduate centres in Athens, Brussels, Paris and Rome, with facilities at all these locations available to all of our students.


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In the most recent Research Excellence Framework, Kent was ranked in the top 20 for research intensity in the Times Higher Education

Interdisciplinary community

The postgraduate student experience at Kent goes way beyond your academic studies. Our interdisciplinary postgraduate community allows staff and students to interact and exchange ideas with others outside of their specialism.

We also provide a strong framework of support through our Graduate School. The School is committed to career skills development for all students, demonstrated by our advanced training workshopsGlobal Skills Award and Researcher Development Programme.

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Since 2010, Kent and its partners have invested over £120 million in its student residences providing 6,500 bedrooms

World-leading research

Our performance in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) confirms our position as a leading UK university. All our academic schools are engaged in research of international standing and we have some of the best academic and research staff in the country.

For up-to-date information about our ground-breaking research projects, see Research at Kent.

Postgraduate uses technology to conduct research