Research course

Master's by Research - Health and Social Sciences

Institution
Bournemouth University · Faculty of Health and Social Sciences
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

An Honours degree at 2:1 or equivalent

Months of entry

January, September, April

Course content

The MRes programme allows you to undertake a research project at Master's level which would be assessed via submission of a thesis and a viva voce.

Tailor your studies to your specific interests or career aspirations such as; healthcare, midwifery, nursing, leadership or dementia. Other areas inlcude nutrition, exercise, the social sciences, humanisation or social work.

You can set out to find the answer to a particular research question and will have the chance to delve more deeply into a subject area that you are passionate about.

Your research project will be developed in collaboration with our academic University staff who will provide you with specialist knowledge and supervisory input, while accessing BU's technical and infromation resources.

You will also be part of BU's wider postgraduate community and have access to the suite of research, professional and personal training offered through the Doctoral College and your Academic faculty.

We strongly encourage collaboration across specialisms, and an MRes provides an opportunity to work with supervisors from various backgrounds to deliver truly impactful research.

The minimum completion time for the full-time course is 12 months with flexibility to take up to 18 months. If you would prefer to complete the course part-time, the minimum completion time is 24 months with flexibility to take up to 36 months to complete.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.5 (Academic) with a minimum of 5.5 in each component or equivalent

Fees and funding

UK students
See website for details
International students
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For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/pg-funding

Qualification and course duration

MRes

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Future Students Enquiry Team
Email
prospectus@bournemouth.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1202 961 916