Short-term study

Why study at Kent

Kent is one of the UK’s leading universities. Awarded Gold, the highest rating, in the UK Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework†, and with a global reputation for excellence – Shanghai Ranking places Kent in the top 500 of world universities* – we offer you outstanding teaching, world-leading research, safe and welcoming study locations, and a superb student experience.

The UK’s European university, Kent has beautiful UK campuses close to London, and specialist postgraduate centres in Paris, Brussels, Athens and Rome.

† The University of Kent's Statement of Findings can be found at
*2018 ShanghaiRanking’s Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)

Academic excellenceAcademic excellence

At Kent we are proud of our position as one of the UK's leading universities, with inspirational teaching staff, excellent student satisfaction and a reputation for world-class research.

SupportFirst-class support and facilities

On our self-contained campus, you have access to all the University resources, with everything you need to enjoy student life and help you in your studies.

campusA stunning campus

Canterbury is a beautiful city with a rich heritage and vibrant culture. It’s home to the world-famous Canterbury Cathedral which attracts millions of tourists every year.

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Last Updated: 13/02/2019