Business and Enterprise

Keele Management School engages with partners in business and commerce through a variety of routes:

Undergraduate Placements

Students enrolling on Keele Management School undergraduate programmes in will be able to apply for a 4 year degree with a work placement. The placement will last for a minimum of 30 weeks equivalent of full time work but can continue for up to 12 months. 

Applied Company Research Project

Students on our full time postgraduate courses are available to work with businesses through our Postgraduate Applied Company Research Project, for between eight to twelve weeks over the summer to help companies with 'real' projects with modest cost implications.

Bespoke Training

As part of our bespoke training, we are able to deliver programme modules at postgraduate level, tailored to your specific business needs, delivered either on site or at Keele Management School. For further information please contact: Pat Leadbeater, Deputy School Manager (Enterprise), 01782 733647 or via email at

Professional Development

At Keele Management School, we offer a range of flexible courses designed to fit in around the working week for people wishing to develop their professional skills and enhance their career prospects. The courses include part-time postgraduate programmes and part-time university certificates. 

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

Government funded projects designed to enable the transfer of knowledge between businesses and universities, colleges, or research organisations. Click here for information about the Knowledge Transfer Partnerships