Here are just a few of the reasons you should choose CCCU to give your career a postgraduate edge.

Choose a university that supports you.

You can be confident that you will be supported in your postgraduate studies by highly experienced academics who will enable you to develop your passion in your chosen subject area and to attain your academic and professional goals.

Our Academic Learning Development service is here to support you in developing and enhancing your postgraduate academic skills.

The Graduate College offers a friendly, diverse, and supportive environment for all our postgraduate students, with dedicated work and social spaces, providing a vibrant, creative, research intensive place for your studies.

Choose a university that prioritises research-based teaching.

You’ll receive quality teaching from lecturers with extensive experience in the commercial and professional sectors, as well as in the academic world. We are in the top 20 UK Universities for lecturers with teaching qualifications.

Our research is linked to important global social issues ranging from research around migration, sustainability, and cybercrime to research in HIV diagnosis, stem cell research, and dementia. Nearly 90% of our research submitted to the 2014 Research was assessed as world-leading, internationally excellent, or internationally recognised.

Choose a university that connects with industry.

Designed in collaboration with employers, our courses will enable you to connect with commerce, industry, and public sector organisations within the spheres of education and teaching, health and medicine, business, law and policing, psychology, science, and design and technology.

The Canterbury Christ Church University Careers and Enterprise Team offers a range of services to help you to achieve your career ambitions. From internships and placements to volunteering, our Employability team have access to a variety of opportunities for our postgraduate students.  

Hear from our students

We’re proud to be part of our students’ and graduates’ exciting journeys and think this is a pretty special place. But don’t just take it from us. Hear their stories and why studying for a postgraduate qualification at Canterbury Christ Church University has given them the confidence to succeed.