University Centre Tonbridge

Engaging courses for part-time study


Part-time study options

By studying part-time at Kent you can be sure that whether you attend a study day or wish to gain a qualification, you will find quality teaching, a friendly atmosphere and lots of support.

There are different options available if you wish to study part-time, from courses purely for pleasure and interest to undergraduate, postgraduate or professional studies.

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Postgraduate study

The Tonbridge Centre is exploring options for the introduction of a range of postgraduate studies in Art History, Literature, Creative Writing and Professional Studies.

If you would like to be kept informed about future postgraduate studies at the Tonbridge Centre or would like to let us know of a subject you would like to be offered at the Centre please contact us.

There are over 200 areas of study based at Canterbury, Medway, Brussels and Paris which provide an opportunity to find a part-time programme to suit both your current lifestyle and future ambitions.

For further information visit the Postgraduate studies page.

Professional courses and training

The University of Kent’s Tonbridge Centre is providing a West Kent base for the delivery of short courses, training and networking opportunities for professionals, in collaboration with the University's Centre for Child Protection, Centre for Professional Practice, Kent Business School and Kent Innovation and Enterprise. Our business courses and seminars are specifically designed for organisations to unlock innovation and build resilience to create sustainable competitive advantage.

For more information please visit our Professional training pages.

Short courses - autumn, spring and summer programmes

If you would like to extend your knowledge of a particular subject, or are simply curious to know more, a short course is a good choice for you. Our Short Courses are of variable lengths, ranging from one-off Study Mornings, Workshops or Days to weekly meetings of two hours, held on weekdays and some Saturdays. They allow you to spend time exploring a subject purely for the pleasure of learning, in the company of other people who share your interests and are similarly motivated, without formal assessment. They are also an ideal starting point before making the decision to study for a credit-bearing certificate or degree.

Subjects include:

  • Art History
  • Classics
  • Creative Writing including Writing for Business
  • Economics
  • History
  • Literature
  • Music
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

For further information visit the Short courses page

Undergraduate courses leading to a full degree

The University offers a number of part-time undergraduate courses leading to a full degree qualification specifically designed to fit around your commitments. These courses are currently not available at the Tonbridge Centre; for information about courses at the university's Canterbury or Medway campuses visit the Part-time degrees page.

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Last Updated: 13/07/2016