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University of Kent Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

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When applying to the University of Kent, it’s important to note that there is no fixed application deadline for applications from home/EU students, though it is strongly recommended that applicants apply as soon as possible; no later than three months before the intended start date. For international students, the deadline for PG applications is 31 July 2019, while UG applicants can apply by January 15.


Application PortalUG: UCAS Apply
PG: Directly on the University Website
Application Fee50 Pounds
Acceptance Rate87.5%
Mode of PaymentCredit Card
International Application DeadlinesUG: January 15
PG: July 31
Academic CalendarSemester wise

University of Kent Deadlines

The following table indicates the application deadlines:

Course NameDeadline
Undergraduate Courses (UG)January 15
Postgraduate Courses (PG)July 31

University of Kent International Admissions

  • All the students should submit their academic records from the previously attended institutions for verification.
  • Proof of English proficiency for non-native English speakers.
  • Letters of recommendation.
  • Financial statements for scholarships.
  • Visa certification.
  • Post-secondary grades, mark sheets for verification.
  • Evaluated transcripts: Transcripts should contain the applicant’s major of study, the degree earned, and the date the degree was conferred.
  • Digital passport photo for student ID card
  • Legal residence proof
  • Work-related or other criteria documents

University of Kent English Language Requirements

It requires that non-native English speakers submit evidence of English language proficiency. Students who have attended high school in which English is the medium of instruction may have this requirement waived. Following are the minimum scores:

Test NameMinimum Score Required

University of Kent Undergraduate Admissions

University of Kent, United Kingdom offers over 100 UG programs. It is highly recommended for international students to submit their applications on time so that they can be evaluated. The international applicants must complete their visa process in time and all the applicants must keep track of their application status.

Application Portal: UCAS Apply

Application Fee: 50 Pounds

Country-wise requirements:

INDIAFor entry to year 1 of undergraduate degree programmes, students must obtain the National Senior Certificate with an overall mark of at least 75%.
CHINAStudents from China wishing to pursue a foundation programme at Kent will need to obtain between 50-55% overall in their Standard XII examination, depending on the board they have studied with.
MALDIVESStudents from the Maldives wishing to pursue a foundation programme at Kent will need to obtain an average final grade of at least 7/10. Higher average grades may be required depending on the entry requirements of the degree programme to be taken after successful completion of the foundation course.
NEPALOne year of a Nepal Bachelor’s degree with an average grade of 75-80% or a GPA of 3.0-3.3/4.0, depending on the university you have studied at and the degree programme applicant is applying for.
BANGLADESHGeneral High School Diploma if awarded with an average of at least 74% from 5 acceptable grade 12 courses, of which at least 4 should be "30" courses

Supporting Documents:

Original secondary school record from 9 to 11 standard. All the transcripts should contain the applicant’s qualification. All the other documents should be submitted for verification.

University of Kent Graduate Admissions

The University of Kent offers many graduate degrees and certificate programs in Business, Education, Counselling, Psychology, Liberal Arts and Sciences, etc.

Application Portal: Graduate UCAS

Academic Requirements for International Students:

If you are not a national of one of the UKVI list of majority English-speaking countries, you must show evidence of a minimum level of English language proficiency. You can prove this in the following ways:

  • Approved English language qualifications for students with one of our approved English language proficiency qualifications
  • A level, GCSE and IB students for students studying recognized qualifications in English at an international school and who do not require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK
  • Students with other qualifications For students with at least a Bachelor's degree level qualification in a majority English speaking country or a degree taught entirely in the medium of English
CourseApplication DeadlineAcademic RequirementsMinimum English Language Proficiency
MBAJuly 31, 2019GMAT/GRETOEFL(IBT):100
MS Business AnalyticsJuly 31, 2019GMAT/GRETOEFL(IBT): 79
IELTS: 6.5
PhD CoursesJuly 31, 2019GRETOEFL(IBT): 90
IELTS: 7.2

Supporting Documents:

  • Home Office Visa decision letter
  • Biometric Residence Permit (only applicable if your current visa was issued in the UK)
  • Health certificate, if applicable
  • Proof of finances
  • Copy of Confirmation of Acceptance for Study (CAS) email
  • Proof of qualifications (if required).
  • Passport

The admissions office of the University of Kent reviews each and every application critically. All the admissions are offered to the students on the basis of their academic achievements, extraordinary learning as well as the test scores. All students are required to submit their application forms at least 1 week prior to the deadline. Admissions are somewhat competitive and the acceptance rate is 87.5%.

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