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  • Qualification

    MPhil - Master of Philosophy

  • Location

    Keele University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Keele historians are enthusiastic, reflective and ambitious scholars. History is in the top 3 performing subjects at Keele: 82% of its research is recognised as world leading and internationally excellent (4*and 3*) on REF 2014.



Research students are supported through the provision of: shared office space, IT equipment and research funding to support some travel and other expenses.

There are significant library resources at Keele to support Humanities research, including Early English Books On-Line (EEBO) and Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) , as well as the private David Bruce Centre Library for American Studies students and Staffordshire Studies repository for local historians. Keele is also ideally located near to other major libraries and collections, eg, John Rylands Library, the University Libraries of Birmingham, Oxford, Manchester and Liverpool and St Deiniol’s Library. Keele is less than 2 hours away from the extensive scholarly resources and libraries in London and has established collaborative working relationships with all major archives and record offices within the region.

The Research Institute provides a dynamic and supportive environment for postgraduate study and research. Postgraduates are encouraged to participate in all research activities of the Institute, from attending and giving papers at research seminars to taking part in academic events beyond the University. We support long-standing, flourishing centres for American Studies (the David Bruce Centre) and for Local History. Regular seminars series are: Early Modern, Medieval M6, Modern, Local, Science in the Humanities and Reading & Writing Lives.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,600per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Keele University

  • University League Table


  • Campus address

    Keele University, Keele, ST5 5BG, England

Keele students represent over 120 different nationalities. A welcoming campus, Keele recognises the benefits of such a diverse population of cultures and ideas.
Keele provides individual and group language and academic skills guidance for international students at all levels, through its language centre on campus.
Keele provides a friendly and supportive environment for international students. A range of cultural events are arranged and celebrated throughout the year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    39th out of 93 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    117 56%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%



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