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Canterbury Christ Church University is a british university located in Kent, south-east of London, whose development and reputation are undergoing massive growth, and is a choice destination for arts, communication and media students.

An Introduction to Canterbury Christ Church University 2015

Discover more about Canterbury Christ Church University, situated in the stunning surroundings of Kent and Medway.

Studying in Canterbury, England

Created in 1962 by the Church of England, Canterbury Church University obtained public university status in 2005. Its main campus is located in the heart of Canterbury, a world heritage site whose cathedral attracts visitors from the whole world.

The university has 16,000 students in total, of which 6% are internationals from 80 different countries. The school has one of the best libraries in the country. Spread over four floors, it offers numerous study rooms, over 200 computer stations and as many laptops that can be borrowed to use on site.

The arts and culture are at the forefront in this university that has a dedicated music complex, three art galeries, a 450 seat auditorium, theatre, music, and dace studios… Sports enthusiasts are well-served as well. The university has a sports complex, a gym, and many sports fields.

Courses and specialities at Canterbury Christ Church University

The most popular programmes at Canterbury Christ University are business, radio and television, education, music, film, and english literature. The arts and social science ; health and well-being ;as well as social science and applied science faculties are the most highly regarded. Alumni include producers, presenters, and writers for the BBC, as well as music industry professionals. For this reason, the school has built itself a reputation as a specialist in art, communication, and media studies in England.

Canterbury Christ Church also offers eclectic or unusual courses, for example : theology ; psychotherapy ; coaching and mentoring ; theatre and creative production ; events management ; phytology ; or social teaching.

Joining Canterbury Christ Church University

Applications for Canterbury Christ University are made through UCAS, a centralised system common to all british universities. Study Experience is a specialist in guiding students through the UCAS process, and our team will gladly assist you.

The deadline to apply is the 15th of January for students wishing to start in september. A complete application includes a CV, a professionally translated transcript, your IELTS test results, and a personal statement. The Study Experience team helps many students to write their personal statements and advise them on the best IELTS preparation courses. The latter requires a minimum score of 6.0 for Canterbury Christ University. For students who are not yet at that level, the university also offers foundation years, and summer programmes.

To apply for a bachelors degree, students must hold a baccalaureat with at least 12/20 average, although a higher mark can be required for certain courses. Tuition at Canterbury Christ University costs £9000 per year, and scholarships are available for international students.

Living and Studying in Canterbury

Canterbury is a historic city, famous for its architecture. Its also a student city : there is a thriving yet safe nightlife. On top of the cathedral, the city alo offers many tourist attractions and historical walks.

In terms of accommodation, there are a dozen student halls on the campus. For a single room, the price ranges from £94 to £160 per week. International studnts also have the option of living with a host family, which varies from £112 to £181 per week depending on the type of room and number of meals included.

Canterbury Christ Church University is a first choice university for studies in England. 96% of bachelor graduates find a job or are admitted to masters programmes in the six months following graduation. For more information on the university and its courses, get in touch with a Study Experience team member.

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