Classical & Archaeological Studies

Study abroad

Kent is known as the UK’s European university and has a long history of sending students abroad on study or work placements.  In addition to an internationally recognised degree from Kent and an outstanding student experience in the UK, students who choose to work or study abroad as part of their Kent degree enjoy many benefits; including an international outlook, transferable skills, and modern language skills to name just a few. For more information about the Classical & Archaeological Studies Year Abroad programme, please visit the Go Abroad website.

Studying abroad

All SECL students have the opportunity to spend an additional year between stages 2 and 3 studying their subject in a partner university, while experiencing the international atmosphere.  Classical and Archaeological Studies students have the opportunity to study in a wide range of countries, see A to Z course list for up-to-date details of where you can study.

Year abroad fees

For the full academic year 2017/18, the tuition fees payable to Kent will be £1,350 for all undergraduate students studying or working abroad. No additional tuition fee is payable to any partner universities abroad.

For more information about Year Abroad fees, please visit the Go Abroad fees and funding webpage.

Working abroad

Students in the Faculty of Humanities have the opportunity to to apply to undertake a placement year between the second and final year of their degrees. The placement year aims to offer students the opportunity to take a year’s placement in industry whether at home or abroad, and to receive credits and a dedicated award for this achievement. It provide an opportunity to gain experience working in a professional environment and develop employment-related skills. For further information please visit the Placement Year Scheme webpage

Final year students of any discipline may apply for graduate language assistantships through the British Council, subject to the usual eligibility criteria. Previous language skills are not currently required for language assistantships in China. For more information, including details of eligibility criteria and application procedures, please visit the British Council website.


Classical & Archaeological Studies, School of European Culture and Languages, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NF

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Last Updated: 20/07/2017