Building your personalised virtual experience

Subject

English Literature and Creative Writing

Our expertise ranges from the medieval to the postmodern, including British, American and Irish literature, postcolonial writing, 18th-century studies, Shakespeare, early modern literature and culture, Victorian studies, modern poetry, critical theory and cultural history. The international standing of the School ensures that we have a lively, confident research culture, sustained by a vibrant, ambitious intellectual community. We also count a number of distinguished creative writers among our staff, and we actively explore crossovers between critical and creative writing in all our areas of teaching and research.

Campus

It’s also possible to study creative writing at our Paris campus.

Canterbury

Our self-contained Canterbury campus provides a welcoming environment and a close-knit student community. Campus life revolves around six colleges, the Templeman Library, the Gulbenkian arts centre and the Mandela Building (home of Kent Union) – all set among green and tranquil open spaces.

Paris

Kent’s Paris School of Arts and Culture is a specialist postgraduate centre in one of the most culturally rich cities in the world. We offer advanced, flexible Master’s programmes across the arts, including in history of art, film, and creative writing. All courses are taught in English and the modules capitalise on the city’s vast heritage and culture.

International

International

Explore Kent from wherever you are in the world through our virtual experience. With over 100 nationalities on campus, the world is on your doorstep at Kent. Discover our diverse and friendly community where you can make friends with people from all over the globe through our many student societies, sports clubs and international groups. We are the perfect place to start your university journey in the UK.

Accommodation

Postgraduate Accommodation

From day one at Kent you’ll become part of our welcoming, dynamic and diverse student community. Our student accommodation options are not only great places to live, they put this community on your doorstep. There’s always something going on and someone to talk to.

We don’t need to tell you that your university experience will be one of the most exciting times of your life. It’ll be full of firsts and new experiences, and we’re here to ensure you can make the most of your time on campus and enjoy every minute you spend living in our accommodation.

Student Life

Kent Union

We are the Students’ Union for University of Kent students, which means we are here to support you on your journey – from the moment you choose Kent, to graduation and beyond. We are a registered charity completely independent from the university, run by students for students. Check us out on Instagram @kentunion to see what we get up to.