Research course

Employment policy and Equalities

Keele University · Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Entry requirements

Normally require a masters degree in a relevant subject.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

Professional research training through devising and implementing a research project, undertaking formal and informal training in subject-specific and transferable skills, and professional development activities.

In REF 2014 49% of outputs were considered to be world leading or international excellent (3* and 4*)

Department specialisms

For a list of current research strengths for supervising a research degree look on the Research Institute for Social Sciences website: Equalities, Employment Policy, Globalisation and Migration, Human Resource Management, Industrial Relations

Research Excellence Framework (REF) score

Information for international students

IELTs level 6.5. Keele has research students from over 50 different countries. We offer a safe green campus environment. Support specifically for international students includes an International Students Support Officer and free English language support.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

All sponsorship opportunities are listed on applicants are advised to look regularly to see if there are any opportunities available in your field.
Key sponsors: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Qualification and course duration


full time
24-48 months
part time
48-96 months


part time
24-36 months
full time
12-24 months

Course contact details

PGR Administrator
+44 (0)1782 733641