Enhance your knowledge. Learn new skills. Improve your CV.
Non-credit-bearing courses for University of Kent students
Step outside your main area of study and try something different. Develop your creativity and expand your knowledge with our range of free non-credit-bearing courses.
The Study Plus scheme provides a range of short-term courses and workshops which can enhance your graduate employability skills alongside your main subject specialism. Give your student experience a boost and learn new skills alongside your degree.
Where could you be in a year?
A year's experience can be an excellent way to demonstrate to future employers that you have the knowledge and skills needed for your chosen career.
Year in Computing
Learn how to code and create computer systems that people want to engage with.
Year in Data Analytics
Get the skills and knowledge you need to create and interpret data in the real world.
Year in Journalism
Study the essentials of reporting, multimedia journalism and media law.
Year in a Language
Learn a new language and unlock a wide range of global career opportunities.
Year in Television and Online Broadcasting
Find out how to make content for TV, online and social media channels.
Year in Management
Learn how to be a leader, manage others effectively and core business skills.
Internationalise your degree
Kent has a diverse international community and links with universities and research institutions around the world. We value intercultural awareness in everything we do.
As a student at Kent, become a global citizen by participating in our internationalisation initiatives.
The Gold programme
Develop your leadership skills on the Global Officers Leadership Development (GOLD) programme.
Global Learning Online
A co-curricular virtual exchange which introduces you to cross-cultural academic learning.
Explore heritage, prejudices and stereotypes to enhance your global and cultural awareness.
Kent Global Passport
The Kent Global Passport is a free online app designed to assess your Cultural Intelligence (CQ).
Develop language skills
Beginner? Advanced learner? Everyone can improve their language skills at Kent.
Choose from a range of European languages and more, such as Mandarin or Russian.
You could also
Attend a summer school
Explore a topic of interest at one of our summer schools in the UK or Europe.
Gain work experience
Immerse yourself in the working world and pick up some valuable professional experience.
Experience a different culture from the inside and gain a new academic perspective.
Give back to the community or support a cause that you feel passionate about.