2:1 (or international equivalent) in an arts, humanities or social science subject. For PhD-level study, applicants should hold, or be working towards a masters degree in a relevant subject.
Months of entry
This is a one-year (two year part-time) programme. The degree can be stand-alone or may serve as preparation for a doctoral research programme. The MA consists of a training course in research methodology (library, archival, bibliographical and presentation skills) and a course of directed study under the supervision of a member of staff's experienced research team leading to a 30,000-word dissertation. MA candidates are expected to be involved with the Department's staff-postgraduate seminars and they have access to extensive computer facilities. All postgraduate students undertake the generic research training modules offered by the Graduate School.
For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.
Information for international students
English language requirements: IELTS 7.0 (no less than 6.5 in any element).
Fees and funding
The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.
There is also funding information on the School of Cultures, Languages & Area Studies web pages.
For information on funding opportunities for international students, please see the International Office website.
Qualification and course duration
MA by research
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Research Office
- +44 (0)115 846 8316