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Keele University

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Keele University


Situated at the heart of England, we are world-renowned for our breath of teaching and research that tackles the world’s most urgent problems. Founded in 1949, we value our excellence in teaching as highly as our global research. We are committed to providing our students with outstanding teaching facilities which include the David Attenborough Laboratories and Keele Business School. Our 600-acre green campus is close to the town of Newcastle-under-Lyme and the city of Stoke-on-Trent which offers great links to major cities by train with Manchester and Birmingham only 45 minutes away and London 90 minutes. Our campus provides a range of amenities, including accommodation, cafes, a convenience shop, post office, library and pharmacy. You can take a tour of our campus and facilities via our 360° virtual tour.

Study opportunities for youKeele University
We offer taught master's degrees and postgraduate research programmes across a wide range of subject areas. Whether you want to progress your career in Health, Humanities, Business, Social Sciences or Natural Sciences, Keele has a diverse suite of courses to enable you to expand your opportunities.

In addition to our on-campus postgraduate courses, we have developed a suite of 100% online

Master’s programmes that give you the flexibility and freedom to study from anywhere in the world. We have also introduced distance learning to our postgraduate research provision. Distance learning research degrees enable you to benefit from our excellent reputation for research opportunities and high-quality supervision whilst studying remotely. 

Our Student Community 
Our student body represents over 120 different nationalities - it’s safe to say we are a welcoming campus that recognises the benefits of such a diverse student population.  We offer a dedicated postgraduate association (KPA) which represents the postgraduate student voice. The KPA offers postgraduate students support on various areas such as finance, study, social events and conferences. 

Key Facts  Keele University

  • We strive to give our students the best overall university experience. Our suite of facts, figures and achievements evidence this commitment. 
  • Top 10 in UK for research opportunities offered to postgraduate students (PRES 2019)
  • Global Sustainability Institution of the Year (International Green Gown Awards, 2020)
  • Top 10 for Student Experience (Times Good University Guide, 2020)
  •  35th place in the Guardian University Guide 2021

Postgraduate open afternoons
We host a number of Postgraduate Open Afternoons throughout the year which give you the opportunity to visit our campus and learn more about Keele and postgraduate life in general. You can learn more about our postgraduate open afternoons and book onto an event here.

How to apply
You can apply directly via our course pages. Your application must be supported by documentary evidence of entry qualifications including English language, academic transcripts and references. 

Fees and funding  
Tuition fees vary between programmes and are set at different levels for home and international students.

Please see our tuition fees page for more information. We offer a range of postgraduate bursaries and scholarships, including our 20% alumni tuition fee discount (terms and conditions apply).

Contact us:
Telephone: +44 (0)1782 732000


Scholarship Opportunity with

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