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University of Kent

The University of Kent is a vibrant, creative and inclusive university, where you can make your mark. Here at Kent, we inspire each other to do outstanding things and that, in turn, empowers you to do outstanding things in the world. It’s something we’re very proud of.

We pride ourselves on an inspirational student experience. We aim to provide the platform you need to succeed, whatever your plans for the future. Our campuses at Canterbury and Medway, and our specialist postgraduate centres in Brussels and Paris, provide a fantastic backdrop to your experience, helping you to make those memories that last a lifetime.

Our Medway campus

Just as our students are individuals, so are our campuses. At Medway, we offer vocational and professional degrees and we have expanded our range of programmes in health and well-being, and innovation and business to complement these. We also support further and higher degree apprenticeships and work-based learning. We offer full and part-time courses, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in a range of career-focused subjects:

Undergraduate subjects

Business and Management, Criminal Justice and Criminology, Cultural Studies, Media and Journalism, Journalism, Music Business and Production, Music, Performance and Production, Music Technology and Audio Production, Pharmacy, Social Sciences, Social Work.

Postgraduate subject areas 

Accounting, Advanced and Specialist Healthcare, Business Analytics, Digital Marketing and Analytics, Finance, Healthcare Management, Human Resource Management, Journalism, Management, Marketing, Medicines Optimisation, Music, Pharmacy, Operational Research, Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management, Professional Practice, Social Work, Strategic Project Management.

Meet us at an Open Day 

Becoming a University of Kent student is the exciting first step to making your mark and achieving your ambition. We know you’ll love your time here, making the most of our outstanding facilities and soaking up all the experiences on offer. Whatever your interests, whatever your goals, we’re sure you’ll find your place at Kent. View all Open Day dates

Working in partnership – Medway School of Pharmacy

Medway School of Pharmacy is a collaboration between the University of Kent and the University of Greenwich. The School has achieved full accreditation from the General Pharmaceutical Council and is recognised as an established school of pharmacy, offering a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses and short courses for pharmacists and other healthcare professionals.

Our work in Medway

Our aim is to encourage more people from Medway to participate in further and higher education and to get the skills and experience needed to make a difference. To help make that happen we work actively with Medway Council, The Historic Dockyard Chatham and the local community. We are proud sponsors of the Brompton Academy and Chatham Grammar School for Girls and continue to expand our outreach activities with our partner schools in the area.

A different route to university

Whether you’ve just finished your GCSEs or you’re an adult looking for a new challenge, the University of Kent can help you take the next steps towards a degree.

We offer a range of Access to HE courses at a number of different locations. Our evening courses for adults are taught at Chatham Grammar and Herne Bay High School and students can study Creative Writing, English Literature, Politics with Law (Chatham Grammar only), Psychology and Sociology.

We also offer a daytime course for students aged 16+ who are looking for an alternative to sixth-form. The University Entrance Diploma, taught at the Medway campus, offers units in Biology, Criminology, Cultural Studies, English Literature, Psychology and Sociology.

Get in touch

You can talk to our friendly team about any aspect of studying at the Medway campus or to find out more about the University Kent. You can email us at or give us a call on +44 (0) 1227 76886.