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University of Kent

Kent is one of the of the UK’s leading universities and is a great choice for students keen to sharpen their skills and advance their career. Awarded TEF Gold for the quality of its teaching, its UK campuses in Canterbury and Medway provide spacious teaching facilities, well-resourced libraries with lots of study space, award-winning personal support and careers guidance. 

Kent is proud to be a global university and we have students from 159 nationalities studying at Kent in the UK as well as our stunning postgraduate centres in Brussels and Paris. Its welcoming, diverse community runs more than 150 societies and sports clubs. Many of our degrees offer opportunities to study and work abroad and we have an extensive study abroad programme thanks to our links with universities across the world. 

GREAT Scholarships 2021

The University of Kent has eight GREAT Scholarships available for the 2021-22 academic year for students from China (two), Egypt (one), Ghana (one), India (one) and Kenya (one), Malaysia (one) and Thailand (one). 

 

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Key subject information - China

Kent Business School:

Based in the award-winning Sibson building, complete with Bloomberg suite, Kent Business School offers a selection of programmes and scholarships. We are in the top 250 for Business & Economics in The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020 and accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) which places us within the top institutions globally for business degrees. 

School of Engineering and Digital Arts:

Combining modern engineering and technology with the exciting field of digital media in state-of-the-art facilities, the School of Engineering and Digital Arts helps students develop the blend of expertise demanded by 21st century business. We rank 7th in the UK for design studies in The Complete University Guide 2020 and our BEng degrees are fully accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). 

School of Arts:

Based in the award-winning Jarman Building, the School of Arts has a global reputation for its dynamism and innovation in teaching and research, which is reflected in the distinctiveness of our programmes as well the quality and impact of staff research. We ranked 1st in the UK for research power in the Research Exercise Framework (REF) 2014. 

Key subject information - Egypt

Kent Business School:

Based in the award-winning Sibson building, complete with Bloomberg suite, Kent Business School offers a selection of programmes and scholarships. We are in the top 250 for Business & Economics in The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020 and accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) which places us within the top institutions globally for business degrees. 

School of Architecture:

The MArch at Kent is validated by RIBA, prescribed by the ARB as giving exemption from Part 2 and has received validation by the Malaysian Architects’ Board. 

We also offer programmes in Architectural Conservation, Architectural Visualisation, Architecture and the Sustainable Environment and Urban Design. Architecture ranks 17th in the Times Good Education Guide 2020 and 16th in The Complete University Guide 2021. 

School of Computing 

Ranked 12th in the UK for research intensity in the most recent Research Excellence Framework, the School of Computing is home to world-class computer science research and teaching. Our students are taught by world-leading researchers and are prepared for tech-based careers in any sector. 

Key subject information - Ghana

Kent Business School:

Based in the award-winning Sibson building, complete with Bloomberg suite, Kent Business School offers a selection of programmes and scholarships. We are in the top 250 for Business & Economics in The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020 and accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) which places us within the top institutions globally for business degrees. 

The School of Politics and International Relations 

Offering world-leading research, innovative teaching and a supportive environment, the School of Politics and International Relations is an exciting and dynamic place to study. We have a global outlook, which is reflected in our wide range of international partnerships and specialist postgraduate centre in Brussels, in the capital of Europe. Our graduates work all around the world in a wide range of exciting careers, within and outside the political field.

Kent Law School (LLM):

One of the UK’s leading Critical Law Schools with recognised excellence in teaching, world-class research and an award-winning law clinic. The Kent Law School ranks 16th in the UK* and is based in the Wigoder Law Building which houses a dedicated Moot Court and is home to the Kent Law clinic. Our LLM degrees can be studied in Canterbury or Brussels and develops students expertise in a range of international and domestic subjects. The Kent Law School has Scholarships available for International postgraduate Students.  

.*The Guardian University Guide 2020

Key subject information - India

Kent Business School:

Based in the award-winning Sibson building, complete with Bloomberg suite, Kent Business School offers a selection of programmes and scholarships. We are in the top 250 for Business & Economics in The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020 and accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) which places us within the top institutions globally for business degrees

School of Computing:

Ranked 12th in the UK for research intensity in the most recent Research Excellence Framework, the School of Computing is home to world-class computer science research and teaching. Our students are taught by world-leading researchers and are prepared for tech-based careers in any sector. 

School of Engineering and Digital Arts:

Combining modern engineering and technology with the exciting field of digital media in state-of-the-art facilities, the School of Engineering and Digital Arts helps students develop the blend of expertise demanded by 21st century business. We rank 7th in the UK for design studies in The Complete University Guide 2020 and our BEng degrees are fully accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

Key subject information - Kenya

Kent Business School:

Based in the award-winning Sibson building, complete with Bloomberg suite, Kent Business School offers a selection of programmes and scholarships. We are in the top 250 for Business & Economics in The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020 and accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) which places us within the top institutions globally for business degrees. 

School of Computing 

Ranked 12th in the UK for research intensity in the most recent Research Excellence Framework, the School of Computing is home to world-class computer science research and teaching. Our students are taught by world-leading researchers and are prepared for tech-based careers in any sector. 

Kent Law School (LLM):

One of the UK’s leading Critical Law Schools with recognised excellence in teaching, world-class research and an award-winning law clinic. The Kent Law School ranks 16th in the UK* and is based in the Wigoder Law Building which houses a dedicated Moot Court and is home to the Kent Law clinic. Our LLM degrees can be studied in Canterbury or Brussels and develops students expertise in a range of international and domestic subjects. The Kent Law School has Scholarships available for International postgraduate Students.  

.*The Guardian University Guide 2020

 

Key subject information - Malaysia

Actuarial Science:

Based in a brand new state of the art building, our Actuarial Science programmes, fully accredited by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries and available with a year in industry option, offer key exemptions from the profession’s exams. Kent’s expertise in this area is unparalleled, with 15 fully qualified actuaries, and many Specialist Technical exam exemptions offered. 

Kent Business School:

Based in the award-winning Sibson building, complete with Bloomberg suite, Kent Business School offers a selection of programmes and scholarships. We are in the top 250 for Business & Economics in The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020 and accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) which places us within the top institutions globally for business degrees. 

School of Architecture:

The MArch at Kent is validated by RIBA, prescribed by the ARB as giving exemption from Part 2 and has received validation by the Malaysian Architects’ Board. 

We also offer programmes in Architectural Conservation, Architectural Visualisation, Architecture and the Sustainable Environment and Urban Design. Architecture ranks 17th in the Times Good Education Guide 2020 and 16th in The Complete University Guide 2021. 

Key subject information - Thailand

School of Biosciences

Offering high quality teaching and cutting-edge research, Biosciences offers undergraduates degree in Biology, Biochemistry and Biomedical science. We are ranked 24th overall for Biological Sciences (Complete University Guide 2020) and our degrees are accredited by the Royal Society of Biology. Students have access to first-class facilities with an impressive range of equipment. 

School of Computing 

Ranked 12th in the UK for research intensity in the most recent Research Excellence Framework, the School of Computing is home to world-class computer science research and teaching. Our students are taught by world-leading researchers and are prepared for tech-based careers in any sector. 

The School of Politics and International Relations 

Offering world-leading research, innovative teaching and a supportive environment, the School of Politics and International Relations is an exciting and dynamic place to study. We have a global outlook, which is reflected in our wide range of international partnerships and specialist postgraduate centre in Brussels, in the capital of Europe. Our graduates work all around the world in a wide range of exciting careers, within and outside the political field.

Further information about the University of Kent

  • Kent is in the top 400 in the Times Higher World University rankings
  • Awarded Gold, the highest rating, in the UK Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework *
  • In the most recent Research Excellence Framework, Kent was ranked in the top 20 for research intensity in the Times Higher Education, outperforming 11 of the 24 Russell Group Universities

 * The University of Kent's Statement of Findings can be found at here