Progress to
Keele University

with an International Foundation Year

Your journey starts with an NCUK Foundation Year


Centrally located in England, Keele University is in North Staffordshire, less than an hour from Manchester and Birmingham and only 90 minutes from London by train.

Keele has the largest single-site campus in the UK with over 600 acres of beautiful countryside. A global university with a diverse student population representing over 120 different nationalities.

Alongside teaching facilities, the Keele campus provides student accommodation, highly rated library facilities, restaurant and cafes, Students’ Union, shops, bank, sports centre, pharmacy and health centre, to give its students a complete self-contained study and leisure environment.

Our Foundation Year courses provide students with a guaranteed place at one of our twenty-one universities, including Keele University.

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Pathway Courses

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Engineering Foundation Year

Perfect for students who would like to study any of a range of engineering programmes after the Foundation Year.

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Business Foundation Year

The right choice for students interested in taking a business-related course after the Foundation Year.

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Humanities Foundation Year

Students who would like to progress to a degree such as Law, Journalism, Literature or Politics after the Foundation Year.

Study at Keele University

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Student Focus

Consistently ranked in the Top 3 in England for student satisfaction (of broad-based universities), NSS 2014-2019

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International Community

Keele University truly recognise the benefits of such a diverse population of cultures and ideas.  We offer our international students excellent support, before and during their studies

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Great Choice

Wide choice of degree programmes across 3 faculties with single honours, combined honours, integrated masters and professionally accredited degrees available to undergraduates

Want to study at Keele University?

Find out more about your University Pathway options.

Your future at Keele University

Your journey towards studying at Keele University starts with an International Foundation Year. Gain the skills you need to progress and be guaranteed a place at prestigious universities across the UK. Watch the video to find out what it's like to study at Keele University.

Still not convinced? Here's why to study in the UK.

Keele University popular courses

Keele University provides an excellent and diverse range of courses across all departments. Options to choose include:

  • Accounting and Business Management
  • Data Science
  • Geography and History
  • International Business Management
  • Law

For a full list of progression courses following our Foundation year programme, please visit the NCUK website.