Entry requirements

Standard Manchester Met admission requirements for taught postgraduate programmes apply: applicants need to have an honours degree, or a postgraduate diploma or a professional qualification recognised as being equivalent to a UK honours degree. Other qualifications or experience may be acceptable if students are able to demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills to a UK honours degree standard.

Months of entry


Course content

Our MRes award provides a research underpinning/training for those progressing towards doctoral study, and for research workers in education and the social sciences. It is also relevant for those in leadership positions in education and the social science policy fields seeking to commission or deliver research and contribute confidently in contemporary debates.

For further information, please contact: Dr Stephanie (Daza) Curley, s.curley@mmu.ac.uk

We welcome applications from non-EU internationals for the full-time route and students are supported at every stage by MMU International.

Information for international students

Students from overseas are required to have achieved the Cambridge IELTS qualification at level 6.5, or above.

Fees and funding

Please check the latest Postgraduate prospectus for information on the tuition fees for each course. For further information on potential sources of funding for postgraduate students, visit www.mmu.ac.uk/study/postgraduate

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries Team
+44 (0)161 247 6969