Student Accommodation

  • 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.

Postgraduate Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2017–2018). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £5,100–7,955
Mixed £5,980–7,025
Laboratory £5,980
Clinical £5,200
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.

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.


  • Most subject areas are available at postgraduate level.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

2,207 postgraduate students in 2015–16:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 29%
  • Part Time 71%


  • UK 83%
  • EU 3%
  • Other 14%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Subjects allied to medicine 60 820 880
Business & administrative studies 25 285 310
Biological sciences 35 160 195
Social studies 75 105 180
Education 35 140 175
Medicine & dentistry 45 125 170
Law 20 100 120
Physical sciences 65 35 100
Historical & philosophical studies 20 45 65
Languages 25 35 60
Engineering & technology 15 0 15
Computer science 10 5 15
Mathematical sciences 10 0 10
Mass communications & documentation 5 5 10
Creative arts & design 5 5 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study: