Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second class honours degree (2:1) or equivalent overseas qualification in a wide range of subjects.

Months of entry


Course content

If you have a passion for research, our multidisciplinary MRes programme will provide you with an opportunity to widen your skills, focus your interests and take the next step towards an MPhil or PhD.

Studying an MRes with the Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance will give you a fascinating introduction into the life of a postgraduate researcher. You will gain rigorous research and analytical skills in order to progress onto high level researcher positions within your chosen sector or field.
Alongside the taught elements of this programme, you will be able to access a tailor-made professional development programme mapped to the Researcher Framework that will support you to market yourself and your skills for a rewarding career. You will get access to:
  • Exclusive workshops on diverse topics suitable for a research career
  • Mentoring
  • Employability Profiling and Careers Support

Information for international students

All applicants for admission to Loughborough University must have a qualification in English Language before they can be admitted to any course or programme, whether their first language is English or not. Further information is available on the Loughborough University website.

English Language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in each subtest (Reading, Listening, Writing and Speaking) or equivalent.

Fees and funding

Please see our website for further information about fees and funding.

Qualification and course duration


part time
48 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

+44 (0)20 3818 0777