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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) 1509 reviews

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  • Job Prospects
  • Course and Lecturers
  • Student Union
  • Accommodation
  • Facilities
  • City Life
  • Clubs and Societies
  • Student Support
  • Fees
  • Scholarships/Bursaries
  • Academic Strengths
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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 2018
25th

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

Open days

16 JUNE

Open Day

Medway campus

Our staff and student volunteers will be around the campus throughout the day and are on hand to chat about Kent, answe...Read more

07 JULY

Open Day

Canterbury campus

Our staff and student volunteers will be around the campus throughout the day and are on hand to chat about Kent, answe...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

The School of Anthropology and Conservation

The School of Anthropology and Conservation

The School of Anthropology and Conservation at Kent is ranked 11th out of the UK’s Anthropology departments in the Guardian 2017 league tables, and is unique in recognizing the importance of the fundamental link between human... READ MORE

School of Politics and International Relations

School of Politics and International Relations

Our School is a dynamic and highly-international school offering exciting and professionally-valuable programmes of study. Our academic staff are engaged in cutting-edge research on a wide variety of political issues such... READ MORE

 School of Physical Sciences

School of Physical Sciences

The School of Physical Sciences is situated in a newly refurbished teaching and laboratory building on Kent's Canterbury Campus. We offer a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Chemistry, Forensic Science and Physics.... READ MORE

Centre for Music and Audio Technology

Centre for Music and Audio Technology

Our new Centre for Music and Audio Technology is launching in 2018 and will house cutting-edge programmes in music. Our three undergraduate courses were created to meet the expectations of the music industry and to reflect the... READ MORE