Study at Canterbury, UK

Canterbury Christ Church University

In 1962 the Canterbury CCU started as a college and then grew up into a full-fledged University. It hosts nearly 15,000 students. The university offers guaranteed on-campus accommodation to the arriving international students.

Facts and Figures

  • Top 20 in the UK for Qualified Teaching Staff. 79% of our academic staff hold a teaching qualification in additional to their academic and professional qualifications (HESA 2017/18) 
  • In the top 10 for graduates in work, among large UK universities *
  • Above the national average for graduates in highly skilled employment.**
  • 82% overall student satisfaction in the 2018 National Student Survey
  • The University received a prestigious silver rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework, exceeding national quality requirements for UK universities
  • Nearly 90% of our research submitted to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) was assessed as world-leading, internationally excellent or internationally recognised
  • Average age: 27.5
  • In 2018/19 Canterbury Christ Church University and its students helped the regional economy flourish: £535M impact on the South East economy, £324M impact on the Canterbury economy and we helped create 5,757 additional jobs outside the University (Viewforth Consulting 2020).
  • Our students and graduates contribute to the economy especially in the healthcare sector and the creative industries and as teachers and scientists.
  • In partnership with the University of Kent, our Kent and Medway Medical School is educating the doctors of the future.       

Subject Areas

  • Art and Design
  • Business and Management
  • Engineering and Computing
  • Healthcare, Public Health and Social Care
  • Humanities
  • Law, Policing and Criminal Justice
  • Media, Marketing and Journalism
  • Medicine
  • Music and Performing Arts
  • Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Sport and Exercise Sciences
  • Teaching, Education and Childhood
  • Tourism, Events and Hospitality

Postgraduate Research Areas

  • Creative and Performing Arts, Music and Media
  • History, Archaeology, Applied Linguistics, Language and Theology
  • Education, Childhood and Youth Studies
  • Medicine, Healthcare, Public Health and Social Care
  • Science, Information Technology and Engineering
  • Sport and Exercise Science
  • Psychology
  • Business and Management, Tourism, Hospitality and Events
  • Law, Policing and Criminal Justice
  • Politics, International Relations and Sociology

Campus Life


International Student Tuition Fees

Foundation Year: £9,910

UG One Year Fees: £13,000

PG One Year Fees: £13,000

On-Campus Accommodation Prices

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Living Costs

Approximate living cost for a sincere and simple student is nearly £12,000/year.

Working While Studying

The students are allowed to work for 20hrs/week. Working while studying helps student orientation to work culture and challenges, and it helps substantially the living costs.

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Canterbury Campus

Medway Campus