What do Postgraduate Students Study?

The 2,310 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 33%
  • Part Time 67%

Domicile

  • UK 82%
  • EU 3%
  • Other 15%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Subjects allied to medicine 59 822 881
Business & administrative studies 25 285 310
Biological sciences 37 158 195
Social studies 75 106 181
Education 37 138 175
Medicine & dentistry 45 126 171
Law 21 101 122
Physical sciences 63 35 98
Historical & philosophical studies 21 46 67
Languages 23 35 58
Engineering & technology 14 0 14
Computer science 10 4 14
Mathematical sciences 10 0 10
Mass communications & documentation 2 6 8
Creative arts & design 4 3 7

Subject Areas

  • Business and Management
  • Counselling
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Ethics
  • Humanities
  • Information Technology
  • Law
  • Media
  • Medicine
  • Politics
  • Pre-Masters
  • Psychology
  • Science
  • Social Sciences

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Postgraduate Fees and Funding

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2016–2017):

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £5,000–7,995
Mixed £5,865–6,885
Laboratory £5,865
Clinical £5,100

Facilities and Support for Postgraduate Students

Whichever form of postgraduate study you choose, we offer a range of resources and support services to make sure that you get the most from your time with us, including:

  • 24/7 library
  • IT Connect Helpdesk
  • Student Support Centre – for guidance and advice on finance, well-being and careers
  • English language support
  • Food and drink outlets
  • Accommodation

Support for postgraduate students

  • The Keele Postgraduate Association (KPA) is the University’s union for postgraduates. Every postgraduate student is a member of University Students’ Union (KeeleSU) and the KPA, so as a  postgraduate you get the best of both worlds.
  • The KPA’s elected president makes sure that postgraduate views are represented in all areas of the university and that your academic and welfare needs are met. As well as the president, the KPA has numerous part-time officers who support KPA activities.
  • Our international student support team provide advice and support to international students. They also organise many international events on campus and trips across the UK for international students.