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Keele UniversityStaffordshire, Keele View All Courses
Background and HistoryEstablished in 1949 as the University College of North Staffordshire, Keele was the first new UK university of the 20th century, gaining university status in 1962. Since its inception, Keele has become renowned for its distinctive approach to higher education, industry connections and community spirit.
Location and Accessibility
Road: Halfway between Manchester and Birmingham, Keele is centrally located and easily assessable from every part of the UK. Exit the M6 from Junction 15 or 16 and you will quickly see signs for the university. Keele is just west of Stoke-on-Trent and Newcastle-under-Lyme.
Rail: The nearest train stations to Keele are Stoke-on-Trent at five miles away and Crewe at 12 miles.
Bus: From Stoke-on-Trent station, First buses leave for Keele every 15 minutes during the week and every half hour at the weekend. From Crewe station, Arriva buses to Newcastle-under-Lyme leave at five minutes past the hour and make stops in Keele village and Barnes Hall.
Based on the ground floor in the Walter Moberly Building, Disability Dyslexia Support (DDS) will contact any students who declare themselves as disabled on their university application form. The DDS works to offer information on student life, enable access to Disabled Student Allowance and assess and attend to the specific requirements of each student.What's on Offer BSc, MA, MBA, MSc, MRes, MPP, MPhil, Diploma, LLM, PhD, DM, Professional doctorate.
Entry RequirementsThe average UCAS point score for accepted Keele applicants in 2011/12 was 309. Every course requires GCSE English Language and Science at grade C, but A-Level requirements vary by programme. Accounting, for instance, asks for ABB, including AS-Level Mathematics at grade C or above, while Forensic Science requires BBC with A-Level Chemistry or AS-Level Chemistry and either Biology or Physics at A-Level.
University AccommodationKeele University provides over 3,000 furnished rooms in halls of residence, each with a telephone and Internet connection. For more information, contact the Student Accommodation Office.
Private AccommodationKeele Student Pad assesses many private properties near the university to ensure they are safe and in line with minimum standards.
Courses and Fees
Faculties and DepartmentsKeele University is divided into three different faculties, which are then divided into a number of different departments. The faculties are: the Faculty of Health, the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Faculty of Natural Sciences.
Academic Strengths and Research ProfileThe 2008 RAE classified around 85 per cent of the university's total research as world-leading' or of international importance.' Part of Keele's academic success is due to its slightly different nature as a university. Keele gives most students the opportunity to study abroad and offers Dual Honours degrees, which allow students the choice of over 500 available subject combinations.
Tuition FeesTuition fees vary depending on the course of study you choose and whether you choose to study at undergraduate or postgraduate level. Fees for international students are also considerably higher than those for UK/EU students. For a full and up-to-date list of fees it is advisable to contact the university directly or visit their website.
Keele University gives students access to many scholarship and grant schemes, including the Access to Learning Fund, National Scholarship Programme and Keele University Bursary. Prospective students can find out more about the funding available to them by contacting Student Financial Support.