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 higher.

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 Graduate School 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.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.5 (Academic) or above.

Fees and funding

2016/17 Academic year

Library based:

UK/EU/Channel Islands: £4,075

International (non-EU): £12,500

Laboratory based:

UK/EU/Channel Islands: £4,075

International (non-EU): £14,500

2017/18 Academic year

Library based:

UK/EU/Channel Islands: £4,200*

International (non-EU): £13,500

Laboratory based:

UK/EU/Channel Islands: £4,200*

International (non-EU): £15,500

Part-time students: You will be charged a proportion of the full-time fee according to how much you study during the year.

· 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
AskBU Enquiries
Email
prospects@bournemouth.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1202 961916