Why choose us?
Highly ranked in the UK, the School offers a fantastic location for you to study and an environment rich in academic excellence with staff that will inspire your studies in Fine Art,Music & Audio Arts and Creative Events.
The University of Kent is now ranked among the top 20 in the UK by The Guardian University Guide 2014 with courses in the School of Music and Fine Art highly ranked
- Ranked 6th in the UK for Art & Design
- Ranked 14th in the UK for Music
- Ranked 6th in the UK for Art & Design for career prospects
Our teaching is informed by world-leading and internationally recognised research that will provide innovative and immersive learning in a range of undergraduate and postgraduate taught and research based degrees, offering you important links into professional practice. We will help develop your employability by holding events and additional learning experiences that will enhance your future career prospects. Study in a stimulating setting
Study in a stimulating setting
Very few students can claim to study on a campus that features a naval destroyer, a submarine, an old Police Box ‘Tardis’ and a fleet of milk floats and is a key setting for television and big screen filming. School of Music and Fine Art students can! Our students enjoy working in such an exciting environment which inspires creativity.
The University has invested substantially in the School of Music and Fine Art and there have been many exciting new developments at our river-front setting at the Historic Dockyard Chatham. In addition to a workshop and exhibition space within the Dockyard Smitheries, the Galvanising Shop hosts flexible work spaces for painting, sculpture, printmaking, film and photography. Our facilities include a plaster casting room, extraction room for glass fibre work, metal work room with welding and cutting facilities and a kiln room as well as the main wood working machine shop. We also have video editing suites, Mac suites, wet and digital dark rooms and large format printing and scanning facilities. The Music & Audio Arts facilities are similarly impressive and include a range of industry-standard studios, recording and post-production facilities. The Fire Station at the Historic Dockyard features a brand-new spatial audio studio, Foley studio for film sound effects and audio dubbing, and ensemble rehearsal spaces. Meanwhile, the Foundry is home to our flagship recording studio. Its ideal location is with just 45 minutes from London.y Located, closed to London and easy access into Europe Centrally Located
The Medway region itself has excellent transport connections with three major European cities. There are two mainline stations within one mile of the campus and Ebbsfleet International train station is just 30 minutes away and runs direct high speed services to Paris (2 hrs 10 mins), Brussels (1 hr 50 mins) and London (17 mins). As a result, our students have easy access to three major European cities and some of world’s best galleries, live music performances, visitor attractions and theatre companies.
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