University of Keele

Country: England

Location: Staffordshire

University Information

About the University

University of Keele is a public research university founded in 149 as University College of North Staffordshire until it became a university in 1962. The university accommodates 11,000 students with 2,400 being postgraduate students.


There is a large selection of accommodation offers available at University of Keele that you can choose from. As an undergraduate or international student you will have priority for a place in the accommodation provided by the university for your first year of study:

  • Options of over 2,800 bedrooms on site. Rooms are shared across four sites: Barnes hall, Lindsay hall, Horwood hall and Holly Cross and The Oaks. 
  • Accommodation fees range from £87-£171 per week for 37-51 weeks.
  • Each housing accommodation offers different local university facilities such as study spaces, bike storage, laundry rooms and vending machines. All bills are included in the rent.

International Student - Finance

University of Keele boasts a ‘fixed fee structure’ meaning any new international  undergraduate (excluding medicine) and postgraduate research students commencing in 2020/21 are charged the same tuition fee for each year.

  • International students are able to opt to pay their tuition fees in two instalments – 50% in October and 50% in January.
  • Undergraduate course tuition fee costs between £14,750 – £20,000 per year.
  • Medicine tuition fee cost £35,000 per year.
  •  Postgraduate taught course tuition fee costs between £14,750 – £16,800 per year.
  • Postgraduate research course  for Professional Doctorate tuition fee costs £6,000 per year. Non-laboratory programmes cost £14,600 per year. Laboratory programmes in Science, Technology and Medicine cost between £16,150 – £24,300 per year. Intermediate Disciplines cost between £14,600 – £21,600 per year.

Pathway Providers

For any student that has had their education disrupted or have no recognizable qualifications however meet the minimum English requirements of IELT 5.5 and required Maths skills you may still be eligible to progress onto university. With SkillMe we can provide you a pathway to a degree using our pathway provider partnerships.
University Pathway providers:

  • Study Group


If you are student from a financial background that cannot support your education at the University of interest, you can apply for scholarships. Depending on the scholarships eligibility requirements and you successfully achieving them can grant you funding for your living expenses and tuition fees. Depending on the selected course and scholarships available, the various funding opportunities are varied. 

University of Keele offers scholarships:

  • Keele International Excellence Scholarship
  • Developing Countries Scholarship
  • Commonwealth Scholarships
  • Chevening Scholarships
  • GREAT Scholarships
  • Marshall Scholarships
  • MSc Artificial Intelligence Scholarship


All universities are involved in international collaborations with university institutions, government and private industries. Each university is usually engaged in research projects which are good indicators of the specialties that the university has. It is a good indicator of what degree programmes offered could have additional learning resources if the subject is aligned with the research. This can promote and improve the quality of learning and open opportunities for your career. University of Keele is leading research in:

  • Low Carbon Combustion Technology
  • Combating Crop Pests
  • Global Health
  • Social Inclusion
  • Sustainable Futures


University Ranking

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University Student Statistics

Undergraduate (All) Students

Postgraduate (Research) Students

Postgraduate (Taught) Students

University Courses

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