The first UK University to be established after World War 2, Keele University has been educating students from all over the World for more than 50 years. As a pioneer of dual discipline degrees Keele now offers more than 500 degree subject combinations enabling students to combine their interests and strengths to gain a well-rounded graduate qualification.
As a multi-disciplinary, research active institution, Keele does not simply focus on undergraduates. Across the three Faculties, Health; Humanities and Social Sciences; and Natural Sciences; a suite of taught master’s degrees programmes are offered, some with the opportunity for industry exposure.
Our research steers the teaching at all levels and the work within the University’s five Research Institutes contributes to research into international issues including Ageing, Health, Environmental Sustainability, Insect Transmitted Diseases and Education.
In the last Research Assessment Exercise 85% of Keele’s research was considered to be of International importance and 11% was deemed World Class. Keele boasts the largest and one of the most beautiful campuses in Britain.
Spread over 617 acres, Keele’s grounds comprise beautiful woodlands, lakes, green fields surrounding a modern, well-equipped university centre and science and business park. A “micro-city” in the countryside, Keele offers accommodation, healthcare, sports facilities, a bank and a supermarket and a library at its heart. The recently refurbished Students’ Union provides a multi-purpose space for a variety for a variety of activities and more than 70 clubs and societies mean there is something for everyone in the diverse nature of the student body.
Acknowledging everything Keele offers it has recently been ranked Top 2 in the UK for Student Satisfaction.
Keele University has been ranked number one in England for overall student satisfaction in the 2018 National Student Survey (NSS) of broad-based public universities. Keele scored almost 90% for overall satisfaction, compared to the national average of 83%.
The 2018 survey, published by the Office for Students, surveyed over 320,000 students in the UK about their university experience. Students were asked about a variety of factors, including the teaching on their courses, learning opportunities and resources, academic support and feedback, the university community, their students’ union and student representation, along with their overall satisfaction with the quality of their course.
At a subject level, Keele is ranked number one in the UK in the survey for eight subject areas including: physical geographical sciences, environmental sciences, pharmacy, adult nursing, children’s nursing, learning disabilities nursing, mental health nursing and midwifery. Keele also ranked number two in the country for medicine.