Research course

Masters in Research

Institution
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh · Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh
Qualifications
MA by research

Entry requirements

A first class or upper second class honours degree in a relevant subject that includes a preliminary training in research methods, or equivalent. International: Where your honours degree has not been studied in English, you will be required to take an IELTS test receiving an overall score of 6.5 and no individual component score below 6.0.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This new MRes will provide you with the opportunity to develop advanced research and analysis skills while also enabling you to apply these skills in producing research related outputs (such as a research publication potentially submissible for peer-review, a research protocol for a funding application, client reports).
This award may be the first step towards an academic research career. The applied and real-world focus is also designed to make the award especially relevant for students who seek to pursue research further in organisational, client-focused or similar settings. Individual modules within the course may be available to applicants who wish to acquire specific skills to pursue particular forms or areas of research.

Information for international students

International: Where your honours degree has not been studied in English, you will be required to take an IELTS test receiving an overall score of 6.5 and no individual component score below 6.0.

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,000
International students
£11,250


Funding Information for International Students:
Visit the International section of the website.

Sources of Funding:
Visit the Funding section of the website.

Qualification and course duration

MA by research

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Stephen Darling
Email
admissions@qmu.ac.uk
Phone
0131 474 0000
Fax
0131 474 0001