Canterbury Christ Church University


Location Canterbury, England
Established 1966
Percent International Students 5.2
Famous For Teaching, Social Care, Policing
International Fees £11,000

About the university


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. 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 2014/15 Canterbury Christ Church University and its students helped the regional economy flourish: £544M impact on the South East economy, £324M impact on the Canterbury economy and we helped create 4,006 additional jobs outside the University (Viewforth Consulting 2016). 93% of our most recent UK undergraduates were in employment or further study within six months of completing their studies* 9 out of 10 of our employed graduates are in graduate level jobs three-and-a-half years after finishing their studies – higher than the national average** 83% overall student satisfaction in the 2018 National Student Survey

*Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education, includes full-time and part-time (all degrees) 2017/18. **DLHE Longitudinal Survey. 87% if those surveyed, who are in employment, are in graduate jobs compared to the 84% UK average.



  • 127th in the Times University Guide 2021
  • 114th in the Guardian University Guide 2021

Following the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, nearly 90% Canterbury Christ Church University’s research was recognised as ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally significant’. It performed well in the following subjects:

  • Allied Health Professions
  • Politics and International Studies
  • Education
  • Sport and Exercise Sciences, Leisure and Tourism
  • English Language and Literature
  • History
  • Theology and Religious Studies
  • Music, Drama, Dance and Performing Arts
  • Communication, Cultural and Media Studies


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