University of Kent


Kent is one of the UK's top universities. Awarded Gold, the highest rating, in the UK Government's Teaching Excellence Framework, and with a global reputation for excellence - three of Kent's subject areas are ranked within the world top 100, with a further eight in the top 200 - the university offers students outstanding teaching, world-leading research, stunning study locations and one of the best student experiences in the country. 

The University of Kent offers a wide range of foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, exciting study abroad and year in industry opportunities, summer schools, and a generous scholarship fund including awards for academic, musical and sporting excellence.

All of the university's academic schools produce world-class research and are ranked 17th in the UK for research intensity (Research Excellence Framework). Because their academics are engaged in high level research as well as teaching, students study with some of the most influential thinkers in their field.

The UK's European university, Kent has beautiful UK campuses close to London, and specialist centres in Paris, Brussels, Athens and Rome. Each offers a safe and welcoming environment for your studies.


Key Numbers

  • Average tuition fees - £14,670
  • Estimated living costs - £12,500
  • Minimum IELTS score - 6.5
  • Student satisfaction - 87
  • Employment prospects - 95                                 
  • International student ratio - 29%



  • The Times: 23
  • The Guardian: 22
  • QS World Rankings: 373
  • Complete University Guide: 25