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.
All SECL students have the opportunity to study their subject, taught in English, at a partner university for a term or an additional year between Stages Two and Three. Students in the Department of Comparative Literature students have the opportunity to study in a wide range of countries. For details of where you can study, see Kent's see A to Z course list.
To take World Literature with a Year Abroad, please apply for the Comparative Literature with a Year Abroad programme (UCAS code Q202).
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 Going Abroad fees and funding webpage.
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.