University of Kent

The Fulbright University of Kent Award covers the first year of any master's or doctoral degree programme offered by the university.

Here at the University of Kent we understand your passion to progress.Whether gaining advanced skills or joining a global academic research community drives you, our networks and facilities will help you achieve your ambition. 

Challenge yourself. 

Become a critical, creative, and strategic thinker with high-level research, planning and communication skills – exactly the attributes all forward thinking organisations look for.  

Kent is known for its teaching excellence and for the interdisciplinary nature of its programmes and research. Here are just a few options we offer our students:  

  • Many subject areas offer professionally accredited courses.  
  • Part-time and full-time options for our taught Master’s and research degrees 
  • We offer January starts on many of our courses.  
  •  Short courses and online distance-learning options are available with some of our degrees.  
  • Career-focused conversion courses for those looking for a change of direction.  

Take a look at our extensive list of postgraduate courses on our online prospectus.  

Leading the way  

Kent’s approach to research has always been interdisciplinary and collaborative. In the most recent 2021 Research Excellence Framework (REF), our reputation was confirmed as a world-leading research university across the arts and humanities, sciences, and social sciences. For you, this means that you will be joining a community that pushes boundaries, which is ambitious, innovative and intent on making a positive difference to people’s lives. You’ll learn from leading thinkers whose work informs their teaching and who understand what it takes to produce world-leading research. 

Our supportive environment   

Our Student Learning Advisory Service offers help with study, writing and research skills and our wellbeing team are on hand if you need emotional or mental health support or have a disability. Our Graduate and Researcher College also ensure our students have access to the resources they need and run a series of training programmes, workshops, and events to help you further develop transferable and specialist skills to enhance your employability.  

Your brilliant career  

We want your life after graduation to match your ambitions so, where possible, we build real-world experience into your degree to help you develop the professional skills you need to succeed. We make sure that our facilities mirror those you will encounter in industry to help you hit the ground running and give you a serious advantage in the graduate world.  

For support with what comes next or to discover where your degree could take you, our award-winning Careers and Employability Service provides practical support from day one and up to three years after you graduate. If your plans involve working in the UK after graduation, Kent Union will support you to apply for the Graduate Route.   

Our locations  

Study at our campuses in Canterbury and Medway and our centre in Paris, joining a diverse group of peers and supervisors who will challenge you to push the boundaries of current thinking and research. 

Canterbury: a wide range of subjects for study and research at a beautiful, cosmopolitan campus overlooking the historic city. Take the train from Canterbury and be in London in less than an hour. 

Medway: professionally focused programmes delivered at a historic waterfront location with industry standard facilities. 

Paris: interdisciplinary postgraduate courses in the arts and humanities. Study in the heart of a city that has been at the centre of European culture for centuries. 

Find out more 

We holdPostgraduateOpenEventsin autumn and spring, including at our Paris centre. You can meet us in person, or book to attend online. Or, if you’d like to chat to our current postgraduate students, you can use Unibuddy or book an online meeting with one of our advisors.  

Follow us on social:   

  • Instagram: @UniKent 
  • Facebook: University of Kent 
  • Twitter: Unikent  

Grant amount

Full tuition waiver

£19,027 living stipend

$1500 travel stipend

The living stipend is intended as a contribution towards general maintenance costs towards the first year in the UK.

In the UK, master's degrees are typically one-year programmes (full-time) and PhDs are three-year programmes (full-time).

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