Schools and centres

Centre for Journalism

Our state-of-the-art newsroom at Medway provides industry-standard equipment for broadcasters, newspapers, magazines and digital publishers. Students learn sound and video editing, print and digital content production using the same software used in professional newsrooms across the country.

The Centre is accredited by the Broadcast Journalism Training Council and the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ), with its undergraduate Journalism programme topping the NCTJ league table for 2010/11.

School of Pharmacy

A unique partnership between University of Kent and University of Greenwich, the School has achieved full accreditation by the General Pharmaceutical Council. Its facilities include research and teaching laboratories, first class pharmaceutical equipment, and a training dispensary.

Centre for Professional Practice

Working in partnership with other Higher Education providers across the region, the Centre offers vocationally-relevant education, training, and research and development in the following areas: clinical education, supportive and palliative care, surgical practice, dental education, professional practice and professional development.

Kent Business School at Medway

Kent Business School has over 21 years of experience delivering high quality international business degrees, and has been operating at Medway since 2005.

Courses on offer include Accounting and Management, Business Studies, and a Postgraduate Certificate in Employee Engagement. All courses offer work placements and voluntary jobs to develop and enhance employability.

School of Computing at Medway

Kent's School of Computing is an internationally recognised Centre of Excellence for programming education. Courses offered at the Medway campus include Information Technology and Business Information Technology.

Students can choose a course that includes a 'year in industry', which provides paid work experience and the possibility of a job with the same company after graduation.

The on-campus Kent IT Clinic allows students to learn consultancy skills and earn credit towards their degree by providing computing support to local businesses.

School of Music and Fine Art at Medway

The School of Music and Fine Art's multi-million pound Medway development is located within the award-winning The Historic Dockyard, Chatham, a short walk from the main University of Kent Medway campus. 

This amazing 20 acre river-front site incorporates a fantastic range of historic buildings, small businesses and exhibition spaces. Medway campus is part of Chatham Maritime which includes a multiplex cinema, a large retail outlet centre and a number of bars and restaurants.

Subject areas are Event and Experience Design, Fine Art and Music and Audio Arts at undergraduate level, and Fine Art and Music and Audio Arts at postgraduate level.

Facilities include studios, exhibition and seminar areas, a plaster casting room, a metal work room, a kiln room and a wood working machine shop.

School of Sport and Exercise Sciences

Our Sport Studies courses are taught at Medway's main campus and at the nearby multimillion-pound Medway Park (partly funded by the University), which was an approved pre-London 2012 training camp for 13 Olympic and eight Paralympic sports.

Facilities include a swimming pool, athletics track, sports halls, fitness suite and spa, as well as a 12-couch teaching clinic, rehabilitation gymnasium and seminar room.

The state-of-the-art sports and human performance testing laboratory includes a hypoxic environmental chamber, blood chemistry laboratory, Alter-G treadmill, 3D video analysis system, 2D force pedals, ultra-sound imaging and a gait analysis system.

School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research at Medway

One of the largest and most diverse centres for social science in Europe, SSPSSR at Kent is one of the top four research departments in its field in the UK. At the Medway campus students can take courses in Social Sciences, Social Work and Criminal Justice Studies.


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Last Updated: 20/09/2016