School of Music and Fine Art

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Why choose Kent?

  • Discover exciting opportunities to develop your creativity in a unique waterfront location.
  • Join a dynamic and friendly community of artists, musicians, designers and creators.
  • Be part of an internationally recognised Top 20 University (The University of Kent is ranked among the top 16 in the UK by The Guardian University Guide 2016).

The School of Music and Fine Art's multi-million pound Medway development is located within the award-winning Chatham Historic Dockyard, an international visitor attraction which is the world's most complete example of an Historic Dockyard from the age of sail.  With atmospheric historic buildings, it is in regular demand as a film set, and features in music videos, documentaries, TV dramas, films and blockbuster movies.


Medway is a lively creative hub, with excellent public transport connections and Ebbsfleet International train station, just 30 minutes away, offering high speed services to Paris (2hrs 10mins), Brussels (1hr 50 mins) and London (17mins). As a result, our students have easy access to three major European cities and some of world’s best galleries, live music performances, visitor attractions and theatre companies.


Studying at Kent offers a range of benefits:

  • Award winning facilities, space, workshops, studios and equipment
  • Supportive, experienced and award winning tutors
  • Financial assistance, fee waivers and scholarships
  • Inspiring waterfront location on historic site with access to London within an hour
  • Superb industry links and opportunities to study a year abroad or spend a year in industry
  • Opportunities for interdisciplinary projects
  • Flexible course structure, with full and part time option


The School of Music & Fine Art currently offers the following full-time masters programmes for study in 2018-19:



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School of Music and Fine Art - © University of Kent

The Old Surgery, The University of Kent, Chatham Historic Dockyard, Kent, ME4 4TZ, T: +44 (0) 1634888980

Last Updated: 15/02/2018