Postgraduate Taught (PGT) courses

We currently offer four postgraduate taught courses, listed in the icon row below. The two research-based courses (MSc Geoscience Research and MSc in Geographical and Environmental Research) include many project-led research opportunities, and feature projects based at Keele, projects abroad, and industrial placements - please see our postgraduate taught course projects for more information.

Research-based postgraduate taught courses

Here you'll find a wide selection of projects that are available for the MSc Geoscience Research and the MSc in Geographical and Environmental Research courses.

A research-focused course with industry and international placement opportunities designed for a career in research, academia or a discipline related work setting.

The course consists of five modules spread over three semesters, including an extensive research project in geoscience, environmental science or physical geography.

Postgraduate taught courses

This course provides advanced level training in human geography and sustainability-related research theories, concepts and practices that will equip you for careers in the public, private or voluntary sector. 

For those interested in a career in environmental science, policy or planning. Graduates of this course have gone on to a wide range of careers from local government, environmental consultancies and charities, to research.

PGT graduates

We spoke to our postgraduate students on graduation day to find out about their experience of studying at Keele University, including their favourite parts of the course, their aspirations and advice for future students.


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*Accreditation is dependent on the degree route and modules taken