Medical Elective Placements (non-Keele students)

Elective Placements for visiting Medical Students

The School of Medicine, Keele University can offer Elective Programmes to Clinical Year, Medical students interested in completing  4 - 8 week clinical placements at one of our 2 teaching hospitals: Royal Stoke University Hospital or Shrewsbury & Telford Hospital.

Keele University Medical School does not charge any tuition fees for an elective but there is a non refundable registration fee of £100. The fee is payable once a placement has been secured for you and is required before you commence your placement.

Applications for electives placements starting March 2019 - August 2019 are now open

To apply, please download an application form using the following link: Application Form

*** International/Non EU/Non EEA Applications *** 

If you are non EU or non EEA National and/or you are required to obtain a Visa to enter the United Kingdom to study an elective placement with us, please be aware that the University is currently reviewing the process following UK Home Office immigration changes and is not processing requests for Visas at this time.

More information will be available as soon as the new process has been finalised

Apologies for any inconvenience caused. If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us. 

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General enquiries, please contact the Electives Team


Tel: +44 (0)1782 679555

Fax: +44 (0)1782 679766

Keele University Medical School (Hospital Campus),

Royal Stoke University Hospital,

Newcastle Road,

Stoke on Trent,  


ST4 6QG, United Kingdom