Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Thank you for your interest in our vibrant and multi-faceted Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, the largest of the three Faculties at Keele University. Our research and teaching focus on many and varied dimensions of human experience and on the full range of cultural, economic and social challenges we face in a fast-changing world. We draw on our progressive heritage to promote theoretically inventive scholarship that has the potential to transform the ways in which we engage with one another as human beings in contexts ranging from the local to the global.
Our Schools and academic disciplines
English Literature, Creative Writing, English and American Literature, Film Studies, History, Media, Music Production, Communications and Creative Practice.
Accounting, Finance, Economics, Management, Marketing, Human Resource Management, International Business and Law.
A distinctive profile in UK legal education and known internationally for world-leading research with the provision of a high-quality legal education at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Criminology, Education, International Relations, Philosophy, Politics and Sociology.
Liberal Arts is an innovative degree programme which offers you an all-round education, developing knowledge and skills from a range of disciplines that are applied to local, regional and global issues.
The foundation year provides an alternative access to all degrees at Keele University. It is taught on campus and guarantees entry on to one of our undergraduate degrees.
Additional opportunities and research
The Language Centre at Keele offers a wide range of opportunities to study English and Modern Languages in a welcoming and friendly environment.
The Faculty has a vibrant research community of over 200 academic staff and over 200 postgraduate research students, we are proud of our diverse and supportive research culture. Find out how we put our knowledge to work for the benefit of society and see if you would like to join us.
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Facts and Figures
No.1 in the UK Britain's best university, as ranked by students Student Crowd University Awards, 2022
95% graduate employability HESA Graduate Outcomes, 2019/20
Winner Global Sustainability Institution of the Year International Green Gown Awards, 2021
Top 10 in England for overall Student Satisfaction NSS 2021 (broad-based public universities)
Top 10 Students' Union National Student Survey, 2019
600+ acres One of Britain's biggest campuses