Research course

Health Policy and Governance/Public Policy

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.

Department specialisms

Health policy and health sector reform Health services organisation and management Public sector comparative studies Economy; Organisational Aspects of Health Services; Economic Appraisal of Services; Primary Health Care Policies; Health Promotion Strategies; Management of Human Resources

Research Excellence Framework (REF) score

Information for international students

IELTS level 6.5 required. 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 Prospective applicants are advised to look regularly from January onwards to see if there are any opportunities available in your field.
Key sponsors: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Qualification and course duration


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


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

Course contact details

PGR Administrator
+44 (0)1782 733641