Keele University was ranked Top 10 in England for overall student satisfaction (broad-based public universities, NSS 2021) and has over 70 years experience of teaching a foundation year to students. On the Keele Foundation Year, you’ll join our community from the outset and will have access to a range of support. If you do not meet the requirements for direct entry our Foundation Year can provide an alternative route into your degree.

Education and Physics

Students will need to apply for BSc (Hons) Physics with Foundation Year (UCAS code F306) through UCAS at You will be contacted to confirm your second subject by a member of our team.

Direct Entry Students

If you already have your qualifications, are not expecting any further results and only wish to apply to Keele, please contact the Admissions Office directly.