Taught students

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Taught students

As a taught Master’s student at Kent, you are joining a strong intellectual and social community. You can take part in a wide range of workshops, networking events and learning opportunities that complement your studies and enhance your postgraduate student experience.

Postgraduate studies

Kent’s postgraduate programmes are informed by our proven commitment to research excellence. We are proud of our stimulating and intellectually challenging community where postgraduates work alongside staff.

Kent offers a wide choice of well-structured and ambitious taught programmes. You are supported by inspirational teaching and supervision, first-class library and IT facilities and a diverse schedule of seminars, workshops and events.    

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Student support

The postgraduate student experience at Kent goes beyond your academic studies. The University strives to support you personally and provide a range of services that mean you can focus on your studies.

Training and resources

The Graduate School is proud to offer its Global Skills Award (GSA) for Taught Master's students. The GSA comprises a range of lectures on global issues and a series of skills workshops specifically designed to improve your employability in a competitive job market. 

Current Taught Master’s students are encouraged to visit the Graduate School’s Workshop Handouts and Resource Moodle page for updated workshop resources.

The University offers numerous resources to support students in their studies and career preparation.

Social study space in the Templeman Library

Postgraduate community

As a Kent postgraduate student, you engage with the academic community and research environment of your home academic school. This provides you with high-quality teaching, supervision, facilities and opportunities for interaction with your peers. 

Alongside this, the Graduate School welcomes you into the University’s wider postgraduate community which provides you with a broad range of opportunities to disseminate your research and develop your skills.

You engage with our training programmes, meet postgraduate students from other disciplines, forge new friendship groups and support networks and participate in various community activities. 

Please see our Postgraduate Community page for the full range of community initiatives organised by the Graduate School.