Why postgraduate at Keele?

Whether it's to continue studying a subject you love, broaden your horizons, or to boost your career, studying a postgraduate degree is a great next step. Keele is in the Top 10 of UK universities for the research opportunities offered to postgraduate students (PRES, 2019).

Postgraduate Open Events

If you’re interested in studying a postgraduate degree, our Postgraduate Open Events allow you to find out more about your chosen subject area, meet our academics, and get a feel for what life is like in our close-knit postgraduate community.

Book on to a Postgraduate Open Event

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Campus life

Everything is on your doorstep at Keele. Our beautiful campus is self-contained with student accommodation, teaching buildings, restaurants and cafés, a sports centre, bars and medical centre all within just a few minutes’ walk

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Boost your career

Boost your career

Having a postgraduate degree could lead to improved career prospects. 25% of the population has an undergraduate degree compared with just 11% having a postgraduate degree. Gain an edge in the competitive jobs market with a postgraduate degree. A postgraduate degree could also lead to an improved salary. On average, postgraduates earn £6,000 more a year than graduates (Graduate Labour Market Statistics, 2018), and earn more than £200,000 of added lifetime earnings (Sutton Trust, 2013)

Alumni discount

Alumni discount

If you’ve previously graduated from Keele or a Keele programme delivered overseas you can get a discount of 20% off the taught postgraduate course fee.

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The Keele Postgraduate Association (KPA)

The Keele Postgraduate Association (KPA) is one of the few Students’ Unions in the country specifically representing postgraduate students. The KPA exists to enrich your overall experience whilst studying at Keele. As well as conferences and networking opportunities, the KPA arranges social activities and events and has its own Clubhouse on campus.

Find out more about the KPA