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Keele University's rural campus community provides an environment for postgraduate students that is focused, relevant and mature. Students will have full access to respected academics, and will benefit from a reputation for excellence in research.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

2,200 postgraduate students in 2016–17

Mode of study

  • Full Time 32%
  • Part Time 68%

Domicile

  • UK 87%
  • EU 3%
  • Other 10%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Pharmacology & Pharmacy 15 460 480
Nursing 5 180 185
Medicine 40 110 145
Education 35 110 145
Psychology 15 125 140
Physiotherapy 5 130 135
Law 15 100 115
Business & Management Studies 20 90 110
Social Work 15 65 80
Biological Sciences 30 30 60
Social Policy 10 50 60
Politics 20 20 45
Philosophy 15 25 40
Chemistry 25 5 30
English 15 20 30
Geology 20 10 30
Medical Technology 15 10 25
Computer Science 10 15 25
History 5 15 25
General Engineering 10 10 20
Geography & Environmental Science 5 15 20
Accounting & Finance 0 20 20
Physics & Astronomy 15 0 15
Mathematics 15 0 15
Anatomy & Physiology 5 5 10
Sociology 5 5 10
Communication & Media Studies 5 5 10
Marketing 0 10 10
Music 5 5 5
Linguistics 0 5 5
Economics 5 0 5
American Studies 5 0 5
Russian & East European Languages 0 5 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Open Days

Open days allow you to experience the university first hand, and help you decide if it's the right place for you​.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 4,710–7,250
Mixed 5,980–7,025
Laboratory 5,980
Clinical 5,300
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.

Bursaries and Scholarships

The following are for UK/EU students taking a taught postgraduate course at Keele:

  • The Keele Alumni Discount: a £1,000 tuition fee waiver for Keele alumni on courses of at least 120 credits, this may be offered pro-rata for some lower credit courses if study within the academic year exceeds 40 credits.
  • The Keele Graduate Scholarship: a £500 tuition fee waiver for students who attained a 1st class honours in their first degree.
  • The Keele Access Scholarship: a £850 tuition fee waiver for students from backgrounds with low participation in higher education.
  • Please refer to the university website for further details of scholarships.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • The university provides accommodation for full-time postgraduate students enrolling in September.
  • Part-time student and those starting at different times of the year may need to live off campus; the university can assist with finding off campus accommodation.