Undergraduate applications for 2024 entry

The information on this page relates to applications for September 2024. 

We are committed to making the admissions process as smooth as possible for our applicants. If you need to to speak to our Admissions Team, please get in touch:

Please email all enquiries before application to enquiries@keele.ac.uk
For enquiries after application to admissions@keele.ac.uk

Applications for all undergraduate courses at Keele should be made online through UCAS.

UCAS stands for the University and Colleges Admissions Services.  It is the charitable organisation through which applications to universities in the UK are processed.  By completing a UCAS application, you can apply for up to five courses at a single university or different institutions.  You will be charged a small application fee.

Further information is provided by UCAS on their webpages.  Further advice is also available from careers advisers at schools and colleges; local careers organisations; and British Council offices and other centres overseas for overseas applicants.   

Your application should include:

  • Your personal details and qualifications
  • Your course choices
  • A personal statement
  • A reference from a teacher, adviser or professional who knows you academically

Keele UCAS code is K12

Key UCAS 2024 Application Deadline dates

  • May 2023 - UCAS undergraduate application goes live - you can register and start your application for 2024
  • September 2023 - UCAS 2024 entry opens - you can submit you application to UCAS
  • 16 October 2023 - Early deadline - deadline for applications for Medicine and Veterinary Medicine and Surgery courses is 16 October
  • 31 January 2024 - Equal consideration deadline - to guarantee 'equal consideration' of your application for the 2024 entry cycle, you must submit your application to UCAS by 18:00 (GMT) on Wednesday 31 January 2024. 'Equal consideration' means your application will be reviewed in the same way as all other applications received by this deadline. However, for the majority of our courses, we welcome applications after this date, please see our A-Z UG listing for more details.
  • February 2024 - 'UCAS Extra' opens
  • June 2024 - last date to apply to UCAS in the 'Main Cycle'. Applications submitted after this date will automatically be entered into Clearing
  • July 2024 - Clearing opens

Please also see the UCAS Undergraduate: When to Apply page for more information. 


  1. Find the course that's right for you
  2. Visit Keele - come and see what Keele has to offer at an Open Day or take a virtual tour
  3. Apply online via UCAS - see above for details and UCAS deadlines
  4. Receive your offer - offers will normally be made by the end of March if you applied by the January UCAS deadline
  5. Attend an Applicant Visit Day - this is your opportunity to have a 'taster' of life at Keele
  6. Make your choice - UCAS will advise you when you need to decide upon your 1st and 2nd university choice
  7. Apply for accommodation - once you've accepted your offer you can apply for accommodation
  8. Arrange your finances - register and apply online if you wish to receive a student loan
  9. Results day - your university place will be confirmed based upon meeting your entry requirements, along with your accommodation
  10. Clearing hotline - if you apply after 30 June or do not hold any offers, you can go through Clearing to find a university place
  11. Enrolment week - we'll send your Keele IT account details and enrolment details so that you can start your university journey with us

Transfer Information

Download a copy of our Transfer guidance