About Keele University

Keele University was founded in 1949 by A.D. Lindsay, former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford to meet the demands of a new kind of society, economy and world. The campus is located close to Newcastle-under-Lyme and it is designed to bring all students’ necessities under one roof. By 1969, Keele University was being described as “the most original innovation in British university education in the 20th century”.

Keele University is working towards providing solutions to some of society’s most urgent challenges through its cutting-edge research facilities. 97% of their research was deemed to be world-leading.

University Ranking

  • Ranked in the UK Top 50 overall in the Times Good University Guide 2020
  • Ranked 35th place overall in the Guardian University League Table 2021
  • Ranked in the Global Top 600 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021
  • Ranked in the top 100 in Europe in the Times Higher Education Europe Teaching Rankings 2019
  • Ranked in the UK Top 10 in the Combined Tef and Ref League Table

University Subjects Ranking

  • Top 10 in England for Forensic Science and Education – The Complete University Guide 2021
  • Top 10 in England for Geography – THE
  • Top 20 for Nursing & Midwifery – Guardian University Guide 2020
  • No.2 in England for both Radiography and Physiotherapy – Guardian University Guide 2021
  • No.4 for Medicine behind Oxford, Cambridge and Brighton Sussex Medical School – Guardian University League Table

CAMPUS AND FACILITIES:

With over 600 acres, Keele is the largest single-site campus in the UK. Home to a 70-acre development site for its Science and Innovation Park, hosting over 40 companies that employ over 600 people.

To make the campus accessible to all students, The Union Square is the prime spot on the campus, which houses the Student’s Union, Costcutter Store, Pharmacy, Post Office, Food and Drink Venues, Library and Chapel. The campus has a sports centre with a wide range of activities for the wellbeing of the students. There are even dedicated social spaces for the students to chill between lectures or meet for group study.

Popular Courses

In addition to the traditional September intake, The Foundation Year offers January starts across all *Science, Humanities, Social Sciences and Business routes

As the consistently high ratings for student satisfaction in recent National Student Surveys show, their past Biochemistry students have really enjoyed themselves and learnt from their experience at Keele. As a distinctive Keele Biochemistry graduate, you will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to progress to a career or further study in Biochemistry and related biosciences as well as more general graduate careers.

  • Biochemistry with Science Foundation Year I Duration: 1+3 OR 4 years
  • Biochemistry BSc (Hons) I Duration: 3 years / 4 years with international or placement year
  • Biochemistry and Biology BSc (Hons) I Duration: 3 years / 4 years with international or placement year
  • Biochemistry and Chemistry BSc (Hons) I Duration: 3 years / 4 years with international or placement year
  • Biochemistry and Human Biology BSc (Hons) I Duration: 3 years / 4 years with international or placement year
  • Biochemistry and Medicinal Chemistry BSc (Hons) I Duration: 3 years / 4 years with international or placement year
  • MPhil. Clinical Biochemistry I Duration: 1 year


A gateway into the exciting and fast-paced world, giving you a solid grounding in an increasingly changing globalised economy.

  • Accounting and Business Management with Business Foundation Year I Duration: 1+3 or 4 years
  • Business and Human Resource Management with Business Foundation Year I Duration: 1+3 or 4 years
  • Accounting and Business Management – BA (Hons) I Duration:3 years / 4 years with international, placement or entrepreneurship year
  • Business and Geography – BA (Hons) I Duration: 3 years / 4 years with international, placement or entrepreneurship year
  • Business and Human Resource Management – BA (Hons) I Duration: 3 years / 4 years with international, placement or entrepreneurship year
  • Business and Psychology – BSc (Hons) I Duration: 3 years / 4 years with international, placement or entrepreneurship year
  • Business Analytics – MSc I Duration: 1 year / up to 20 months with entrepreneurship or placement pathway
  • International Business – MSc I Duration: 1 year / up to 20 months with entrepreneurship or placement pathway
  • Business Skills – PG Certificate I Duration: One semester/4 months Two semesters / 12 months

Their teaching is informed by our cutting-edge research, and we also reflect what’s happening now in industry. Learn to use technology to create new opportunities and to solve a wide range of problems, benefiting every aspect of society from the home to business, government and beyond

  • Computer Science with Science Foundation Year I Duration: 1+3 or 4 years
  • Astrophysics and Computer Science – BSc (Hons) I Duration: 3 years/ 4 years with International Year
  • Biology and Computer Science – BSc (Hons) I Duration: 3 years/ 4 years with International Year
  • Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence) – BSc (Hons) I Duration: 3 years/ 4 years with International Year
  • Computer Science MSc I Duration: 1 year

Data Science graduates from Keele are trained from first principles in Computer Science and Mathematics. The two disciplines are blended seamlessly throughout your degree. You will study fundamental mathematical and statistical techniques alongside modern software development methods.

  • Data Science with Foundation Year I Duration: 1+3 or 4 years
  • Data Science – BSc (Hons) I Duration: 3 years/ 4 years with International Year
  • Data Science and Astrophysics – BSc (Hons) I Duration: 3 years/ 4 years with International Year
  • Data Science and Business Informatics – BSc (Hons) I Duration: 3 years/ 4 years with International Year

Taught by academics and forensic professionals, as well as valuable lab and crime scene experience, helping you to stay ahead in this fast-moving science.

  • Forensic Science and Criminology with Science Foundation Year I Duration: 1+ 3 or 4 years
  • Forensic Science and Criminology – BSc (Hons) I Duration: 3 years/ 4 years with International Year
  • Forensic Science – BSc (Hons) I Duration: 3 years/ 4 years with International Year
  • Computer Science and Forensic Science – BSc (Hons) I Duration: 3 years/ 4 years with International Year
  • Psychology with Science Foundation Year I Duration: 1+3 or 4 years
  • Philosophy and Psychology – BSc (Hons) I Duration: 3 years/ 4 years with International Year
  • Neuroscience and Psychology – BSc (Hons) I Duration: 3 years/ 4 years with International Year
  • Music Technology and Psychology – BA (Hons) I Duration: 3 years/ 4 years with International Year
  • Applied Social and Political Psychology – MSc I Duration: 1 year

Scholarships

Scholarships Amount
Keele International Student Scholarship (KISS) £2000 per year.
Keele Foundation Progression Bursary £1000 per year.
International Study Centre High Achievers’ Bursary  £2000 per year
Scholarships Amount
International Support Package £2,000.
Keele International Excellence Scholarship (PGT) Up to £5,000 per year based on undergraduate degree award
MSc Artificial Intelligence and Data Science Scholarship £10,000

*Terms and conditions apply

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