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There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Program Type:
Marquette Program
College of Business Students ONLY:
No
Minimum GPA:
3.0
Credit Type:
Transfer Credit
Number of Credits:
12+
Courses Available:
College of Arts and Sciences, College of Communication, College of Health Sciences
Language of Instruction:
English
Class Eligibility:
Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Language Prerequisite:
None
Language Courses Offered:
Yes
Education Abroad Advisor:
Jessica Lothman
Business Major Advisor:
Courtney Kroll
Boren Awards Preferred Location:
No
Program Description:

Program

The University of Kent is not accepting applications for the Spring 2017 term because the number of students exchanged between the two schools is currently out of balance.
THE CITY 
Canterbury is a city in eastern Kent, in the southeast region of England. The city’s medieval history is easy to see in its streets and buildings as well as the world-famous Canterbury Cathedral, which is the venue for the University’s degree ceremonies. The Cathedral, St Augustine’s Abbey and St Martin’s church make up a World Heritage Site – one of only 15 sites in the British Isles.

Canterbury has a thriving cosmopolitan atmosphere. The streets are packed with small shops, bookshops, large stores and over 80 restaurants, bars and pubs. The city also includes the Marlowe Theatre, art galleries, a cinema, nightclubs, leisure centers, swimming pools and the St. Lawrence County Cricket Ground. Canterbury is only a short train ride from London, a 30-minute drive from the Channel Tunnel and only six miles from the beach at Whitstable.

THE UNIVERSITY
The University of Kent is a British institute of higher education in Canterbury, England. Founded in 1965, the university has a student population of over 17,000 students. About 20% of that population is comprised of international students, coming from outside of the UK. Kent offers a variety of student support services and facilities to all of its students, including a large library, cafés and restaurants, a theatre, medical service, and counseling support.

Kent’s campus is a classical English campus. Today, many say it offers the “Harry Potter” experience, with a lot of old fashioned charm. Subjects taught at Kent include the following: Business, Classical Studies, Drama, Economics, Film Studies, French, German, History, International Relations, Italian, Literature, Philosophy, Political Science, Theology, Psychology, and Sociology.

Hear about it from a US Student perspective

Academics

Orientation
Students are normally met at the airport by university staff, and the international office conducts a week-long orientation before classes begin each semester.

Courses Offered
The University of Kent is a comprehensive university and offers courses in most academic areas with strong programs in drama, English, science, and political science. Generally courses are 15 British credits, the equivalent of 4 U.S. credits and a full course load for the semester is 60 British credits (four courses).

Grades do not transfer to Marquette University for this program. Only credits will transfer provided that a grade of “C” or higher is earned.

Visit Kent's course offerings page for more information.
 

Housing

Students can choose to live in dormitory-style accommodations or on-campus apartments of five to eight people.

All students, no matter where they live on campus, belong to one of the colleges. Each of the colleges has its own living, social, teaching and study facilities and is made up of students from different disciplines and nationalities.
 

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This program is currently not accepting applications.