Fees and funding
Fees and funding
Studying for a degree is an investment in your future. We believe that talented students from a variety of backgrounds should have the opportunity to study at Kent. That's why we offer a wide range of scholarships and have established one of the most generous financial support schemes in the UK.
What funding and support is available?
Find out more about our scholarships for home and international students, and our support for students in vulnerable groups.
Kent's Financial Support Package
A £4,500 financial support package for eligible students across three stages of full-time study.
Special EU fee
Find out how we’re supporting our EU students who start their programmes in 2023/24.
International scholarships for undergraduates
We are pleased to be able to offer a number of scholarships for our international students.
Sports scholarship scheme
Scholarship worth up to £2,000 per year, while elite scholars can receive more.
Scholarship worth £1,000 - £2,000, together with £500 of instrumental / singing tuition with experienced teachers.
You may be eligible to apply for government funding to help with your tuition fees or the costs of studying.
Cost of living support
The support on offer to you through the University and your Students' Union - Kent Union.
Kent gave me an academic scholarship because of the grades I achieved at A level.
Karina Maheswaran, Academic Excellence scholar
International students talk about what getting a scholarship has meant to them.
Music performance scholars
Music performance scholar Jonny talks about his time at Kent.
Hear from our scholars
Kent offer a wide range of academic and non-academic scholarships to undergraduate students.
First-year international student at the Kent and Medway Medical School, and recipient of the inaugural KMMS Music Performance Scholarship, Michael Lam, performs the March in Eb major, BVWV Anh. 127 by JS Bach.
I applied for the Bob Friend Scholarship which is exclusively for Journalism students. It is sponsored by Sky News and includes a month’s work experience there.
Master of Architecture
Through the School I was able to get a fellowship at the Architecture Biennale in Venice. Last summer, I was given a scholarship to go there for a month with eight other students.
I’m on a Top Achiever Scholarship from the government of Botswana and they wanted us to go to top-tier universities.
Student finance timeline
Our student finance timeline shows you how to apply for funding, all the important deadlines and dates, plus some handy hints and tips to get more from your budget.
Use the 12 months before you arrive to sort out your finances and get the best possible start to student life at Kent.
The 2023/24 regulated UK tuition fees are £9,250. Current students should refer to our student finance pages for fees and funding information.
What are the tuition fees for my course?
Our tuition fees ensure the continued provision of high-quality teaching and first-class facilities for all our students. Fees for 2023/24 entry can be found on our course pages.
To find out your tuition fees, simply follow the steps below:
- Look up your course using the undergraduate course finder
- Click on 'Fees' on the right-hand side of the course page
- Alternatively, use our course fees look-up table
Special EU fee
We’re committed to supporting EU students as the UK leaves the EU, which is why we're offering a special EU fee for students who start their programmes in 2023/24. Our EU fee for standard programmes will be £13,500 and our EU fees for laboratory programmes will be £16,400 (these fees may vary slightly between courses).
Access and Participation Plan
Any university or college that wants to charge higher tuition fees for home/EU undergraduates must have an access and participation plan (formerly known as an access agreement) approved by the Office for Students.
Access and participation plans cover full-time students and (from 2012-13) part-time students studying at an intensity of at least 25% of a full-time course.