Entry requirements

Usually a 2:1 first degree or better in a related subject.

Months of entry


Course content

The MRes offers students the opportunity to produce a substantial piece of independent research and writing under the supervision of specialist scholars, and to undertake wide-ranging, systematic training in research skills.

Information for international students

English Language proficiency required. Keele has postgraduate students from about 90 different countries. We offer a safe campus environment, with guaranteed accommodation for all full time postgraduate students who apply by 30 June. Support specifically for international students includes an International Students Support Officer and free English language support.

Fees and funding

Keele will support excellent candidates wishing to take the MRes as preparation for a PhD. All sponsorship opportunities are listed on the Postgraduate Office website http://www.keele.ac.uk/depts/aa/postgraduate/funding.html

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment50
Dissertation50 (25000 words)

Course contact details

+ 44 (0)1782 734256