Keele University

Keele University


The group has 2 broad lines of research activity; the 1st is concerned with understanding the source, scope and pattern of education policy; that is in exploring the origins of policies, the nature and definition of the problems that education is asked to solve, and the historical, cultural and social practices that filter or mediate policies; the 2nd concerns educational practices and performance and the development of quality in schooling, including work on the educational potential of new technologies, forms of excellence in teaching practice and the performance of schools.

Entry requirements

Applicants are required to have an Honours degree in a relevant subject with a 1st or 2.1 classification; exceptionally we may be able to consider applications from people without degrees who have professional qualifications and several years professional experience; some research institutes may require applicants to have a relevant Master�s degree before they will consider an application for doctoral study; applicants who's 1st language is not English: IELTS level 7 is required.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 3,996 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Keele Campus Keele ST5 5BG West Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Administrator
Telephone number: 
01782 733641