University of Kent, shortly known as UKC or Cantuar, is a public research university located in Kent, United Kingdom. It was established in 1965 through a Royal Charter. With the passage of time, the university expanded and grew in terms of infrastructure, teaching, research and other facilities. Now, it is one of the leading research institutions in the UK for its excellence in many fields of study.
Faculty, Departments, Schools & Colleges
Kent has three faculties, over 20 schools and several departments
Faculty - Sciences; Humanities; Social Sciences
Departments - Drama & Theatre, German, Fine Art, Religious Studies, Philosophy, Music, History of Art, and others
Colleges - Keynes College, Rutherford College, Eliot College, Darwin College, Woolf College, Turing College and others
Schools - Computing, Physical Sciences, Medway School of Pharmacy, Architecture, Music and Fine Art, Kent Business School, Economics, Psychology, English and others
Programs & Degrees
World Literature, Sport Management, Economics, Drama & Theatre, Digital Arts, Actuarial Science, Italian, Law & Sociology, Mathematics, Media Studies, Politics, Social Anthropology, Religious Studies, Military History and others
Criminology, Ancient History, Conservation Biology, Drug Design, European Culture, Fine Art, Critical Theory, Computer Animation, Physical Acting, Reasoning, Science Communication, Social Work, Postcolonial Studies and others
Urban Studies, Statistics, International Relations, Cultural & Global Criminology, History, Genetics, Digital Arts, Cell Biology, Marketing, Mathematics, Sociology, Ethnobiology and others
Research at Kent contributes to deal with global challenges by sharing ideas and expertise. The researchers are working on 21st-century issues across various disciplines. The university has also been ranked at the 17th position for its research outcomes and intensity in the Research Excellence Framework. Kent is committed to making difference in the UK and around the world.
The European partnerships help Kent researchers to carry out research into the use of biometrics. Kent received nearly $14 million research funds from various sources.
For undergraduate admission, applications are submitted through UCAS, whereas for postgraduate admission, an online application form is available on its official website. Whether you are a full-time applicant or part-time applicant, you must go through the complete guide regarding the application process, deadlines, application requirements and other details before applying.
The University of Kent has several campuses.
The campus has a library, theatre, sports centre, eateries, bars, cafes, bookstore, nightclub, medical centre, childcare, chaplaincy, launderettes, accommodation, gym and sports facilities, etc.
The university offers various opportunities to the students to show their talent and to engage in various artistic, social and cultural activities. It has modern arts venue where several kinds of events related to music, comedy, dance, theatre and arts are organized regularly.
Kent provides the best sports and fitness facilities to the students, staff, alumni and public. The sports centre includes courts, pitches, gym, dance studio, cardio theatre, sports hall etc. The sports teams actively participate and compete in various local, national and international competitions.
The university offers many scholarships, bursaries, loans and external funds to the students to support their tuition and living costs. The financial aid varies from undergraduate to postgraduate students and from national to international students. Make sure to check the types of financial aid before applying.
Why to join?
The university is committed to providing the high-quality education and research facilities, and to support its students and staff in every way.