University of Kent | Profile and 2018 Ranking
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University of Kent

University of Kent

Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
(4.1) 1395 reviews

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  • Overview
  • Job Prospects
  • Course And Lecturers
  • Students' Union
  • Accommodation
  • Facilities
  • City Life
  • Clubs And Societies
  • Student Support
  • Fees
  • Scholarships/Bursaries
  • Academic Strengths
  • Entry Requirements

Key Stats

Uni rankings and ratings

WUSCA overall rating
This is this uni's WUSCA 2018 ranking for the university of the year category. See the full league table here
(4.15) 
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2018 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
25 / 126
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
44th

Student stats
Source: HESA, 2017 (note: only applies to undergraduate records)

97 % FULL-TIME
3% PART-TIME
90 % SCHOOL-LEAVERS
10% MATURE STUDENTS
79 % UNDERGRADUATE
21% POSTGRADUATE

Graduate prospects
Source: DLHE, 2017

% IN JOB OR FURTHER STUDY

Student numbers
Source: HESA, 2017 (note: only applies to undergraduate records)

TOTAL UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

15,430
Is there the option to study abroad at this uni?
Yes

Reviews

Audrey Woodhouse

The city and people I have met are faultless. The facilities on campus are fantastic. The staff are generally really... READ MORE

Irsa Ajmal

Amazing. There is so much support from the university on all student matters be it academic, social, accommodation... READ MORE

Shabnam Noor

Life changing! There have been ups and downs but I have loved every minute of my time here. I have learned more in... READ MORE

Where you'll study

University of Kent

Recruitment and Admissions Office

Registry

Canterbury

Kent

CT2 7NZ

United Kingdom

Nearest train station: Canterbury West  0.6 miles away

Cost of living

Cost of a pint
This is the average cost of a pint .
Source: Hotcourses 2017

Cost of pint half
£3.50
£3.00

Accommodation costs
This is the average annual cost for a full time student at this uni.
Source: Hotcourses 2017

£11,133

Living costs
This is the average annual cost of living for a student studying in the town where this uni is based.
Source: Hotcourses 2017

£21,368

Other academic departments

Centre for Journalism

Centre for Journalism

Journalism is an exciting, glamorous and immensely valuable profession. It informs what millions believe, speaking truth to power and challenge injustice. Kent’s Centre for Journalism is home to KMTV, the television news station for... READ MORE

School of Psychology

School of Psychology

Our School is highly rated for its student experience and commitment to academic excellence. Our degree programmes are accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS), which means they meet strict guidelines for standards of... READ MORE

Social Sciences

Social Sciences

Do you want to understand the world we live in? Social Sciences at the University of Kent could be the perfect degree for you. Drawing on theories and expertise from criminology, sociology and psychology, you take a holistic approach... READ MORE

Sociology

Sociology

As a Sociology student, you explore how societies work, evolve and transform. You will develop analytical skills to examine the social institutions that govern us, discover what you think should change and search for a way to... READ MORE