Entry requirements

At Keele, we encourage all those who have the ability to study at university to apply.

Our entry requirements for our Undergraduate courses can be found on each course page. On this page you can find more information about the qualifications we accept, and our English Language Entry Requirements. 

If you do not meet the entry requirements published on our Undergraduate course pages but believe that you have the skills or qualifications that make you a suitable candidate to study with us, please do contact us via admissions@keele.ac.uk. We consider all applications on their individual merits and take account of alternative qualifications and experience. We're committed to ensuring equality of opportunity to all our applicants with the potential and motivation to succeed, regardless of background, and operate a range of 'alternative offer' schemes with clear eligibility criteria.

Interviews are held for all applicants applying for the following courses:

  • Medicine
  • Midwifery
  • Nursing
  • Paramedic Science
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Radiography
  • Social Work

Some applicants with non-traditional qualifications may also be invited for interview, depending upon their recent study experience.

Please refer to our Admissions Criteria and Policies page for more specific information on our policies and processes.

UK Undergraduate Entry Requirements

The entry requirements for each of our undergraduate courses are outlined on individual course pages. We accept a wide range of UK qualifications including;

  • A Levels
  • BTEC Extended Diploma
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • BTEC National Extended Certificate
  • T Levels
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • International Baccalaureate Careers Programme
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • Welsh Baccalaureate
  • Scottish Highers and Advanced Highers
  • Ireland Leaving Certificate 
  • NCFE Level 3 Extended Diploma