Research course

Master of Research, Arts

Ulster University · Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Entry requirements

You must hold a good honours degree (2:1 or better) or equivalent qualification. You will be interviewed.

Months of entry


Course content

It is designed to provide highly-quality research preparation for Arts and Humanities students interested in pursuing doctoral research.
There are a number of core modules and you are expected to gain 120 credits for a Postgraduate Diploma and 180 credits (including a dissertation) for the MRes. Students work on a supervised project of their choice throughout the year. Projects are linked to one of the Faculty's on-going research programmes.

Department specialisms

Research training is offered through a supervised project complemented by modules developing both generic and subject-specific skills.

Information for international students

International students are welcome to apply providing they hold the equivalent of a 2:1 degree in a relevant subject. Unfortunately there is no funding for overseas students.

Fees and funding

There are a small number of funding opportunities available. You can obtain more information with the application.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Dr Andrew Sneddon
+44 (0)28 7012 3352