Normally require an honours degree with a first or 2.1 classification, or a masters degree, in a relevant subject. In exceptional circumstances applications from professional staff with several years' experience in the health or social professions may be considered, but they will need to demonstrate an ability to undertake academic study at this level. IELTS 6.5
Months of entry
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.
74% of research is judged world leading or internationally excellent in quality (4* and 3*).
For a list of current research strengths for supervising a research degree look on the Research website http://www.keele.ac.uk/humssr/humssresearchers/ Social Policy Particular strengths in gerontology and ageing
Research Excellence Framework (REF) score
Information for international students
English Language proficiency required to IELTs 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
All sponsorship opportunities are listed on the http://www.keele.ac.uk/pgresearch/studentships/
Prospective applicants are advised to look regularly from December onwards to see if there are any opportunities available in your field.
Key sponsors: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- PGR Administrator
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