IFSA University of Kent Partnership

Canterbury, England

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Term
Fall, Spring, Year
Language of Instruction

English

Language Prerequisite

None

Finance Options
Scholarships, grants, financial aid, monthly payment plan, credit card payments and more!
Application Deadlines:
  • Fall: April 15
  • Spring: October 15

YEAR OPTIONS: Students interested in calendar or academic year-long options should contact IFSA-Butler for deadlines, fees and more.

Min. GPA for Consideration:
3.0
Typical Credit Load:
16

About University of Kent

At the University of Kent, a self-contained campus in historic Canterbury provides a quaint backdrop to a cultured, intellectual semester abroad. Live and learn with Kent's diverse student body as you interact in classes, student clubs and societies, and your residential college or flat.

University of Kent Benefits

  • A diverse student population with an international flavor and strong ties to Europe enhance Kent's reputation as the "U.K.'s European university"
  • Study on a hilltop campus with panoramic views of the cathedral, city, farmlands and villages in the surrounding countryside
  • Enjoy a great arts scene, including drama, film and music of all kinds, as well as on-campus cafés, bars, restaurants and nightclub
  • An active student union and more than 100 student clubs and societies as well as sports halls for many more athletic activities allow you to interact with local students
  • Live and learn on a campus environment close to London, with some of the best teaching faculty in the U.K.
  • Study a wide variety of subjects, including architecture 

IFSA-Butler

Your success is our success! Whatever your goals, our approach is carefully designed to help you achieve them.
You will experience challenging, rewarding coursework in the highest quality classes, while receiving the academic support you need.
More than a tourist in a foreign country, you will engage in the community, build competencies, and develop yourself as a citizen of the world.
Our programs and practices reflect the value we place on diverse perspectives and are designed to support a variety of learners.
Round out your classroom experience with hands-on opportunities like internships, directed research, student teaching, community-based learning or volunteering, and cultural excursions.
You will have academic and personal mentors to assist with program choice, application, travel, cultural acclimation, language acquisition, class registration, academic issues, health and safety, and everything in between.

Academics at University of Kent Partnership

Courses
To view available courses at the University of Kent, visit the Kent online course catalog.

IFSA requires students to enroll in a full course load at the University of Kent. A full course load at the University of Kent is four classes, or 60 credits, for the semester (equivalent to 16 U.S. semester credit hours) and eight classes, or 120 credits, for the year (equivalent to 32 U.S. semester credit hours).

Please review all your syllabi and course materials when you are registering for classes (both pre-arrival and on-site). Certain classes may have a one-off lab or field trip fee that is disclosed in the syllabus or first meeting of class. You will be responsible for these fees, whether they are billed and paid by IFSA or billed to you.
Course Restrictions
JOURNALISM
Journalism modules are not available for study abroad students

DRAMA
Stage 1 drama modules are not available for study abroad students
Faculty
The University organizes formal weekly lectures on myriad academic subjects, and all students at the University, regardless of college, are welcome to attend. Tutors often recommend them as good supplements to supervisions and research.
Transcripts
After you return to the U.S., IFSA will send a Butler University transcript to your home university and to your permanent address. The transcript reflects the courses taken, credits attempted, and grades earned during your term abroad. This service is included in your study abroad program at no additional cost
Subjects offered at University of Kent Partnership
Accounting Actuarial Science Advertising American/Canadian Studies Anatomy/Physiology Ancient/Medieval History Anthropology Arabic Architecture and Design Art History Asian Studies Astronomy Biochemistry Biology Business Business Law Business Psychology Chemistry Chinese Classics Communications Computer Science Computer/Software Engineering Criminal Justice/Criminology Cultural Studies Cybersecurity Dance Economics English English Literature Entrepreneurship and Innovation European History European Studies Film Production Finance Food Science/Nutrition French German Health Administration/Management Health Studies History History/Philosophy of Science Immunology International Business Italian Japanese Latin American Studies Law/Legal Studies Management Marketing Mathematics Molecular and Cellular Biology Music Performance Music Studies Pharmacy/Pharmacology Philosophy Photography Physics Premedical Public Relations Public/Global Health Religious Studies Social Policy Social Work Sociology Spanish Statistics Theater/Drama Theology

Housing & Meals

Housing Type
Apartment/Flat, Residence Hall/Dormitory
Meals
Some meals included
Self-catered
Details
Depending on your housing request and assignment, you may have some meals included. The residential colleges of Eliot and Rutherford come with a meal allowance that covers breakfast or can be used towards your evening meal. Accommodation in Keynes College and Beckett Court are offered on a bed and bistro basis, which includes breakfast and dinner. Student flats and Darwin College are self-catering. Students are expected to provide their own cooking utensils, pots and pans, and cutlery.

The IFSA-Butler Team

IFSA-Butler has a dedicated team and staff who are here to help every student prepare and be ready to achieve their goals at every step of the way.

Finance Advisor

Resident Director

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Lynne Alvarez

Senior Resident Director, England

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Academic Affairs Director

Dates and Fees

Spring 2018

Program Dates

Program Start Date
January 5, 2018
Program End Date
June 16, 2018

Program Fees

Tuition
$18,150
Housing
$3,725
Insurance
Included
Total Program Fee
$21,975
Students pay a $500 non-refundable program deposit upon confirmation of attendance. The deposit is applied to the total program fee.
Supplemental Fees
Program participants assigned to catered housing or ensuite bath facilities will receive an additional fee of approximately $1,150 to $1,425 each semester.

Estimated Costs

Airfare
$1,200
Meals
$2,250
Books & Supplies
$325
Local Transportation
$300
Personal Expenses
$2,415
(Includes utilities, laundry, entertainment, expected start-up costs, etc. Does not include personal travel.)
Total Estimated Costs
$6,490

Fall 2018

Program Dates

Program Start Date
September 12, 2018
Program End Date
December 15, 2018

Program Fees

Tuition
$17,075
Housing
$2,600
Insurance
Included
Total Program Fee
$19,675
Students pay a $500 non-refundable program deposit upon confirmation of attendance. The deposit is applied to the total program fee.
Supplemental Fees
 Students placed in Keynes Flats, Park Wood Houses, Turing College, and Tyler Court will incur a supplemental fee of approximately $950. Students assigned to catered Becket Court will incur a supplemental fee of approximately $1,400.  

Estimated Costs

Airfare
$1,200
Meals
$1,300
Books & Supplies
$325
Local Transportation
$175
Personal Expenses
$1,460
(Includes utilities, laundry, entertainment, expected start-up costs, etc. Does not include personal travel.)
Total Estimated Costs
$4,460