Taught course

Humanities

Institution
Keele University · School of Humanities
Qualifications
MRes

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Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have a good honours degree (2.1 or above) in a relevant subject. Students from different backgrounds who believe they have the capacity to undertake postgraduate work should contact us to discuss their situation.

Months of entry

October

Course content

The Master of Research is unusually flexible and virtually unique in the UK, allowing you to tailor your degree around your research and career plans, with a focus on one-on-one supervision throughout the year. Masters of Research is available in English, History, Media, Communications and Culture and Music and Music Technology.

The Master of Research (MRes) has a specific focus on encouraging ground-breaking interdisciplinarity. As part of this ethos, you can develop a unique research project with support across disciplines, learn aes). The programme is unusually flexible and virtually unique in the UK, allowing you to tailor your degree around your research and career plans. There is a focus on one-on-one supervision throughout the year, so you can develop your research interests, while assessments prepare you for your specific career.

The specific content will vary considerably, depending on your research project and career plans. You can learn a language, take palaeography, take a module from another discipline to expand your interdisciplinary skills, or complete a work placement as part of your degree.

When you submit your online application, please use your personal statement to describe the dissertation or equivalent project you intend to carry out (500-700 words). Include specific research questions and aims. What does the project intend to elucidate? Is any hypothesis proposed? How will the research be carried out (i.e. methodology)?

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Dr Shalini Sharma
Email
s.sharma@keele.ac.uk