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Keele University  

 

RANKED IN THE TOP 2% OF UNIVERSITIES IN THE WORLD BY THE TIMES WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS 2013-14

 

REASONS TO CHOOSE KEELE

 

£115m spent Since 2002, we’ve invested heavily in resources that directly benefi t students.We’ve refurbished our halls of residence, built new lecture theatres, and transformed our teaching space for Pharmacy and Psychology, laboratory facilities in the Sciences and blocks of en suite accommodation. We’ve built a

 

state-of-the-art School of Medicine, revamped our library and observatory, and created The Hub: a centre promoting sustainability and green technology through teaching and research. 2012 has seen the remodelling of the Students’ Union building and landscaping of the central square.

 

630 acres of beautiful campus Originally part of a private family estate, our modern, world-class campus sits comfortably alongside historic Keele Hall, and is surrounded by tranquil woodlands and lakes.

 

2nd in National Student Satisfaction Survey 2nd In 2013, Keele was voted second in the National Student Survey. An impressive 93% of students were satisfi ed with their course (compared to an average of just 85% nationally).

 

Keele was ranked 4th for Student Union nightlife by ‘Which?’ University.

 

120 different countries: Our community is represented by students from 120 diff erent countries, and this is refl ected in a number of student societies celebrating the cultures found on campus. In addition, with 55 partner universities there is plenty of opportunity for students to gain a Study Abroad experience with all the benefits this offers.

 

6th We are ranked 6th place in The Daily Telegraph’s ‘Britain’s most beautiful universities’ guide.

 

85% of academic research classed as world leading or of international excellence Keele’s academic staff enjoy an enviable reputation worldwide. Their research underpins and informs the undergraduate teaching experience. Key areas of interest include ageing, global health and renewable energy.

 

29th for UK Universities.in the prestigious, Sunday Times University League Table 2013.

 

93% for graduate employability* Keele has 93% employability of graduates for 2012 in the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) graduate employment table (excluding the small specialist institutions).

 

88 minutes by train to London The University is well placed for travel by rail and road. London is under 90 minutes by train, and Manchester and Birmingham are within easy reach. Three international airports serve our region - Manchester, Birmingham and London Heathrow.

 

About the International Study Centre and Pathway to Education

Why study at an International Study Centre

The International Study Centre offers international students, on-campus degree preparation for undergraduate and, postgraduate courses and is part of the university. The preparatory courses will provide, you with the necessary academic skills and English language, tutoring to undertake a degree at the University of Sussex.

Qualifications around the world do not always match with UK qualifications and quite often to gain entry into a top rated university, students need to follow a pathway.

 

There are several stages to a pathway.

An Undergraduate Pathway is a single course which is comprised of a series of stages (Stages 1-4) of study which on successful completion results in the award of a Bachelor's Degree. A Postgraduate Pathway is a single course which is comprised of a series of stages of study (Stages 1 - 2) which on successful completion results in the award of a Master's Degree.

 

Foundation or Stage1 - A pre degree programme for students who do not meet university entry requirements. Successful completion leads to progression to year 1 of a UK bachelor degree. The course includes both academic subjects as well as English Language.

 

Diploma Year 1 (International Year One) - Stage 2  - Designed for students who fail to meet the entry requirements for drirect entry, but who are still capable of studying at that level. Successful completion leads to the 2nd year of a UK bachelor degree programme. The course includes both academic subjects as well as English Language. Stages 3 and 4 comprise of the 2nd and 3rd year of an honours degree.

 

Pre Masters -  is a 6 month or 9 month programme for students who have a 1st degree, but whose degrees are not equivalent to a UK degree. Generally 1 or terms additional learning is required in order to follow onto a master degree. The offer is made with a conditional of progression upon successful completion. Successful completion leads to the master degree which in the UK is normally 9 months.

English Language - A pressional English Language programme is available for those who fail to meet the mnimum English Language requirements. Please note visa regulations may differ in the cae of English Language entry.

Pathway Programmes

 

International Year One

 

Business & Management

 

Computing

 

International Relations & Politics

 

Media

 

Pre Masters

 

Business & Management

 

Computing

 

Physiotherapy

 

 

 

 

 

Entry Requirements

International Year One

Academic

Bangladesh: Successful completion of Higher School Certificate/Immediate Certificate/Polytechnic Diploma - passes in 4 subjects (HSC grades 3.0-5.0 (60%).

3 Term

Successful completion of Higher School Certificate/Immediate Certificate/Polytechnic Diploma - passes in 4 subjects (HSC grades 3.0-5.0 (60%).

4 Term

Bangladesh: Successful completion of first year of degree/Diploma level studies at 50% in relevant subjects

International: The Diploma of the International Baccalaureate (IB Diploma) 24 / 140 UCAS points

English

4 term programme: IELTS or equivalent: 5.0 overall (with minimum 5.0 in writing)

TOEFL (internet-based test): Approx. Listening: 15, Reading: 13, Speaking: 18, Writing: 15

Pearson Test of English (PTE): 46 (in all bands)

3.5 Terms: IELTS or equivalent: 5.5 overall (with minimum 5.0 in writing)

TOEFL (internet-based test): Approx. Listening: 17, Reading: 18, Speaking: 20, Writing: 15

Pearson Test of English (PTE): 51 (in all bands)

3 Term: IELTS or equivalent: 5.5 overall (with minimum 5.5 in writing)

TOEFL (internet-based test): Approx. Listening: 17, Reading: 18, Speaking: 20, Writing: 17

Pearson Test of English (PTE): 51 (in all bands)

Pre Masters

Academic

Bangladesh: Recognised first degree - 3 year undergraduate BA (hons) at 50% or 3 year diploma at 65%

English

IELTS (or equivalent)     6.0 overall (min 5.5 or equivalent in each component)

TOEFL (internet-based test)       Approx. Listening 18, Reading 20, Speaking 22, Writing 20

Pearson Test of English (PTE)   56 (in all bands)

 

Dates and Prices

Fees Academic Year 2014/15  Academic Year 2015/16 
Tuition prices* International Year One 4 terms £15,660  £16,800
International Year One 3.5 terms £14,280  £14,700
International Year One 3 terms £11,745  £12,600
Pre-Masters 2 terms £8,380  £8,600
2 terms + 1 term EPM  £12,610  £12,900
2 terms + 1.5 terms EPM £15,685  £15,905
English Language Preparation per term £3,950  £4,167
English for Pre-Masters per term £4,230  £4,300
English for Pre-Masters 1.5 term £7,305  £7,305
University-managed accommodation Standard room without wash basin per week**  £78  
Standard room with wash basin per week**  £87-92  
Premer En-suite room (room must be vacated during the Easter holiday) per week**  £134  
Supplements Airport pick-up (one-way transfer) Manchester (MAN)  £50  
Birmingham International (BHX)  £60  
London Heathrow (LHR)  £180  
London Gatwick  £200  
StudyCare insurance per week  £8  

 

* Please note that tuition fees do not include the cost of text books, which will be approximately £50 per term.

 

** For calculation purposes please note that a standard tenancy length is 37 weeks, but tenancy lengths do vary depending on room type. Additional charges may be made for such items as accommodation security deposits, bedding packs and other sundry expenses.

 

Price validity

 

  • 2015/16 Tuition Fees are valid from January 1st, 2015 for programmes commencing from September 1st, 2015 and are in £ sterling, unless specified as Euros. The Enrolment Fee will be £170 for UK ISCs from January 1st, 2015.

 

 

 

 

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