An Honours degree at 2:1 or higher.
Some supervisors may ask you for additional entry requirements such as relevant work experience, evidence of written work, or previous study of a particular subject.
As entry requirements can vary, it is important to discuss your application in principle before submitting a formal application.
Months of entry
A Master's by Research (MRes) course allows you to embark upon a research degree by undertaking a research project at Master's level which will be assessed via submission of a thesis and a viva voce. This course allows you to explore a specific research question that interests you and by undertaking this degree within our Faculty of Media & Communications you'll have access to leading academics and BU's technical facilties and information 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.
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) or above, with minimum 5.5 in each component or equivalent.
Fees and funding
For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/pg-funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Future Students Enquiry Team
- +44(0)1202 961 916