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Keele University

Check whether Keele University is right for you as an international student.

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Stoke-on-Trent, UK
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Study abroad at Keele University

Keele University is a public research university located in the English county of Staffordshire. Keele has the largest single site campus in the UK, set in over 600 acres of countryside.

The campus provides student accommodation, library facilities, a Students’ Union, shops, restaurants and cafes, as well as teaching facilities. The campus also contains a chapel, an Islamic Center and an inclusive quiet space for those of any faith.

Keele offers a wide range of degree programs at bachelor's, master’s and doctorate levels. Keele's areas of expertise include medicine and health sciences, humanities, social sciences and natural sciences.

Why study at Keele University?

  • Student satisfaction

    Keele University is ranked joint second in England for student satisfaction with course (Guardian University League Table, 2020)

  • Green campus

    Keele’s campus is in the global top 25 for campus sustainability (UI Green Metric ranking, 2020)

  • International outlook

    Keele is ranked in the globe's top 250 universities with an excellent international outlook (Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2020)

  • Employment prospects

    96% of graduates find work after completing their degree at Keele (HESA - Destinations of leavers from Higher Education 2017)

Life as an international student

Keele University has a dedicated International Student Support team who are on hand to support you during your time studying in the UK. They offer a complimentary meet and greet service from London Heathrow and Manchester airports to ensure you receive a warm, friendly welcome. They also offer a program of practical and social activities that are designed to help you settle in and make friends.

Keele offers specialist international students confidential advice on topics such as immigration, finance and welfare concerns.

Student life & facilities

Group of students planning a presentation in a living room
  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • Praying Rooms
    • Workshops
    • Skills classes
    • Language Center
    • Pre sessional English Academic skills courses
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Bars
    • Restaurants
    • Cafe’s
  • Fitness Centre
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
    • Fitness Classes
    • Dance Studio
    • Personal Trainers
  • No. of All Weather Sports Pitches
    • No. of Tennis Courts
    • No. of Athletics Track
    • No. of volleyball courts
  • IT Support
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Clubs & Organisations
    • No. of Clubs & Organizations 300
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
  • Sports Facilities
    • Sport facilities
    • No. of Natural Turf Soccer Pitches
  • Tutoring Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support

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Fees and funding

Please find below details of the tuition fees for international applicants for undergraduate and postgraduate courses for the academic year.

Please find below details of the tuition fees for international applicants:


  • Single Honours and Combination of subjects in the Social Sciences and Humanities (three-year degrees) - £15,500 / year
  • Single Honours and Combination of subjects which include one laboratory science* or Music or Music Technology, Single Honours Music and Music Technology, or Single Honours Psychology and Education (three-year degrees) - £16,000 / year
  • Single Honours and Combination of two laboratory science subjects (including single honours*) (three-year degrees and four-year degrees) - £17,000 / year
  • Keele Business School Programmes - £17,500 / year
  • Physiotherapy (four-year degree) - £23,000 / year
  • Rehabilitation & Exercise Science (three-year degree) - £19,800 / year
  • Radiography - £23,000 / year
  • Paramedic Science, Pharmaceutical Science, Technology and Business Single Honours - £23,000 / year
  • Pharmacy (four-year degree for MPharm) - £23,000 / year
  • Pharmacy (five-year degree for MPharm) - £25,000 / year
  • Nursing - £23,000 / year
  • Public Health (three-year degree) - £19,800 / year
  • Social Work (three-year degree) - £19,800 / year
  • Medicine MBChB (five-year degree) - £37,000 / year
  • Liberal Arts (three-year and four-year degree) - £15,500 / year
  • Natural Sciences (three-year four-year degree) - £17,500 / year


  • MSc Physiotherapy (pre-registration) - £23,000
  • MSc Accounting and Financial Management, MSc Finance and Management, MA Human Resource Management - £18,000
  • MA International Business, MA Management, MA Marketing - £18,000
  • MA Contemporary Literature and Film, MA Creative Writing, MA English Literature - £16,000
  • MA Human Rights, Globalisation & Justice, MA Medical Ethics & Law - £16,000
  • MA Global Media & Culture, MA Global Media and Management - £16,000
  • MSc Environmental Sustainability & Green Technology, MSc in Geoscience Research - £16,500
  • MSc Advanced Computer Science - £16,500
  • Child Development, Clinical Psychological Research - £16,500
  • MA Medical Ethics & Palliative Care, MA Human Rights, Globalisation & Justice - £16,000
  • MA Medical Ethics & Law, MA Child Care Law and Practice - £16,000
  • MA Safeguarding Adults, Law, Policy & Practice, LLM Law and Society, LLM International Law - £16,000

Bursaries and Scholarships for international students:


The Keele International Excellence Scholarship

£2,500 per year for students exceeding published entry requirements

Developing Countries Scholarship

£1,000 per year for students who are nationals of the least developed, low and lower middle, income countries (as defined by the World Bank)

Article 26 Asylum Seeker Bursary

100% tuition fee waiver funding for asylum seekers and forced migrants (applicants must meet these strict eligibility criteria, only one bursary per academic year)


Keele Alumni discount

A discount of 20% of the taught postgraduate course fee is offered.

Students who have graduated from Keele or a Keele program delivered overseas. Students who undertook a study abroad placement or exchange program at Keele will also be eligible for this fee reduction.

Keele International Excellence Scholarship (PGT)

One-off tuition fee discounts of up to £5,000 are available to international postgraduate taught students across a wide range of subject areas (excluding medicine and physiotherapy programs).

The Developing Countries Scholarship

One off tuition fee discounts of £1,000 are available to international students who are nationals of the least developed, low and lower middle income countries (as defined by the World Bank as at December 2018).


Keele University

Keele, Newcastle ST5 5BG, UK

Keele University is ideally situated just minutes from the bustling university town of Newcastle-under-Lyme, and the ever-developing city of Stoke-on-Trent. It's also less than an hour away from big cities like Manchester and Birmingham.

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Visa requirements for Keele University

Many international students will require a visa to study in the UK, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

UK student visa requirements