What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Grades BBB INCLUDING a modern European language other than English PLUS GCSE grade B or 5 in French or another modern European language OTHER THAN English
Grades AAABB in the best five higher subjects including IF TAKEN higher French at B. Otherwise standard level C3 in French or another modern European language OTHER THAN ENGLISH is required
Grades BBB in three advanced highers required. B in a modern European language is acceptable as foreign language qualification
DDM grades in BTEC required. GCSE grade C in a modern European language other than English also required
Distinction distinction grades required, preferably accompanied by a further qualification equivalent to one A level. GCSE grade C in a modern European language other than English also required
Distinction distinction grades required, preferably accompanied by a further qualification equivalent to one A level. GCSE grade C in a modern European language other than English required
Distinction grade required, accompanied by additional qualifications equivalent to at least one and preferably two A levels. GCSE C in a modern European language other than English also required.
34 points overall or 15 points at higher level INCLUDING higher English A1/A2/B at 4/5/5 or standard English A1/A2/B at 5/6/6 PLUS a modern European language other than English at 4 HL or 5 SL.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 120 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers100%
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Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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European Studies at Kent gives you the opportunity to study the politics, history and culture of Europe in the nearest UK city to continental Europe. We call ourselves the UKâ??s European university, not only because of our proximity to the continent, but also because of our extensive network of connections and partnerships in Europe. We offer programmes in European Studies and one of the major European languages offered to degree level at Kent: French, German, Italian and Spanish, or a combination of two languages. All of our programmes include a year abroad in another European country, either studying at one of our partner universities or working.
Stage 1: European integration; introduction to government; studying politics and international relations: key skills; French; subject core modules; options. Stage 2 and 3: French; some of: Europe and the world; politics in the western European states; politics of the European Union; regional government in Europe; some of: Britain and Europe; European legal systems; European security co-operation; international industrial relations; theory, ideology and politics of welfare; wars, revolution and dictatorship in Europe 1870-1945; subject core modules, options.
Kent provides a wealth of European and international opportunities for study, work and travel, a stimulating and effective learning community that focuses on the individual and excellent research-led teaching. The main Canterbury campus is built on 300 acres of park land half-an-hour's walk from the city centre, surrounded by green open spaces, fields and woods.
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