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The University of Kent, The Registry, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, UK
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Be inspired and challenged on a global scale

One of the UK’s leading universities, and a popular choice with Indian students, Kent offers you a world-class education and a unique student experience.  We enjoy a global reputation for excellence – Ranked in the top 10% of the world’s universities for international outlook in the Times Higher Education (THE 2020) we continue to attract students from around the world. Our academics are engaged in world-class research and this informs their teaching, enabling you to study with some of the most influential thinkers in your field. The UK’s European university, we have stunning study locations in Canterbury and Medway, less than an hour from London  as well as European centres in Brussels and Paris. Each offers an attractive, vibrant and supportive environment for your studies.


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We offer a wide range of foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, exciting study abroad, work placement and internship opportunities, European summer schools and a generous scholarship fund, including awards for academic, musical and sporting excellence and well as International Scholarships and the British Council GREAT Scholarship for Indian passport holders.

“Kent has a very good online system with respect to modules and exams, and they also record the lectures. That really helped my transition from the Indian education system to the UK.” Arshita Nandan, MA in Peace and Conflict Studies


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Academic Excellence and World-leading research

Kent is renowned for its teaching style; our academics have an outstanding ability to pass on their passion for study and debate. You will be challenged and encouraged, and develop as an independent thinker, capable of thriving in different situations.

Our academic schools produce world-class research, and we are rated as internationally excellent, leading the way in many fields of study. The Times Higher Education has ranked Kent 17th in the UK for research intensity in the Research Excellence Framework, and 97% of our research is of international quality. This means that you will study in one of the best research-intensive universities in the UK. We have some of the best academic staff in the country and a strong track record of research publishing.

We offer foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees across a wide range of subject areas including Business, Law, Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science, Politics and International Relations, Arts, Biosciences, Engineering and Digital Arts, and Economics.

Our Business School’s programmes in Business, Management, Accounting and Finance, Logistics, HRM, Value Chain and the AMBA-accredited MBA ensure our students graduate with the specialised expertise to meet the challenges of today’s businesses.

Our Law School is recognised as one of the leading law schools in the UK. It has an international reputation both for its research and for the high quality, innovative critical and socio-legal education that it provides. Our multi-award-winning Law Clinic offers students an unparalleled opportunity to practise law with the support and supervision of qualified solicitors, representing real clients in real cases.


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An international student community

We currently have around 20,000 students representing 157 nationalities. This international mix creates a dynamic and stimulating environment, giving you the opportunity to discover how different cultures address global issues and enabling you to make new friends from around the world.

“I chose Kent because I wanted to know how it feels to live and study in the UK. The University’s convenient location near London also attracted me. I enjoy most the great vibes of Canterbury, and the international community; being with people who share the same experiences, but with very different backgrounds” Siti Ayuningdyah, Marketing Management MSc

Interested? Visit our international student site to find out more.

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