The University of Kent is a popular destination for students from all over the world, and has always attracted a steady stream of students from Russia.

Kent also has close links with universities in Russia, including the Higher School of Economics, Kazan Federal University, Vladimir State University, the Moscow Art Theatre School and the Moscow State Institute of International Relations.

Find out more about student life at Kent from Russian student Zilya Amerkhanova (Education Index Online article)

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Foundation and Undergraduate

At Kent we consider all applications on their individual merit and welcome students from all around the world with a wide variety of qualifications and experience. Please note that some programmes have a slightly different entry criteria.


Find out about our postgraduate entry requirements.

English language requirements

Find out about our standard English language criteria.

Fees and funding

The University offers a wide variety of financial support and scholarships, including awards for academic, musical and sporting excellence. Scholarships including dedicated scholarships for our international students.

For details of all the scholarships available, please use our scholarship finder.

For the latest details on fees, see our course fees look-up table.

As part of accepting our offer for a place on one of our undergraduate, postgraduate taught or postgraduate research programmes, you are required to pay an International Fee Deposit to secure your place. The deposit amount will be deducted from your overall tuition fees.

Please check the conditions of your offer to confirm the exact amount. If you apply through UCAS, this won’t be added as a condition of your offer, but the CAS team will be in touch to request payment of the deposit.

For deadlines, terms and conditions and our refund policy, please visit the online store.

If you have any questions about this payment, please get in touch with our the Admissions Team through your online application portal. If you require a CAS for visa purposes this will be issued once the deposit has been received.

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You're likely to have many questions about what it's like to study at Kent. We have a range of ways you can get in touch both within your country or directly:

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