Course subject to validation
This means the course is in development and the details of the course are in the process of being finalised by the university. The majority of new courses with this status are approved; however, this is not guaranteed and should the course not go ahead you will be informed by the university and assistance will be provided to those who have been offered a place to find a suitable alternative course either at Keele or at another provider.
Students who need a Tier 4 Visa to study in the UK will not be issued with CAS (Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies) for courses that are subject to validation. A CAS would also not be issued if a student was intending to take a Pre Sessional English programme prior to the intended degree course which was subject to validation.
Year of entry
Subject area / School
Duration of study
- 1 to 5 years
Why study at Keele University?
There are a range of additional opportunities available when studying this course.
Please note, undertaking one may impact upon the availability of another.
The following section details our typical entry requirements for this course for a range of UK and international qualifications. If you don’t see your qualifications listed, please contact us to find out if we can accept your qualifications. If you don't think you'll meet the entry requirements specified, you may be able to gain entry to this course via a Foundation Year.
English Language Requirements
All of our courses require an English language qualification or test. For most students, this requirement can be met with a 4 or C in GCSE English. Please see our English Language guidance pages for further details, including English language test information for international students. For those students who require an English language test, this course requires a test from .
Alternative and contextual offers
We're committed to ensuring equality of opportunity to all our applicants with the potential and motivation to succeed, regardless of background. That's why we operate a range of alternative offer schemes with clear eligibility criteria, including contextual offers, offers for those studying within the Keele region, and recognising a range of additional qualifications in your offer.
The entry grades outlined in this section indicate the typical offer which would be made to candidates, along with any subject specific requirements. This is for general information only. Keele University reserves the right to vary offer conditions depending upon a candidate's application.
Discover the Keele difference
Everything’s on your doorstep at Keele, and you’ll soon feel at home and make friends wherever you go.
We help students manage their money and ensure that they receive any funding for which they may be eligible.
Make yourself more employable after graduation by taking advantage of the whole host of additional opportunities.