Research course


University of Roehampton · Department of Humanities

Entry requirements

In addition to a personal statement, applicants must also submit a research proposal of 500-1000 words on the area they would like to research for the MRes. This should include: a (provisional) title, a brief review of the scholarly literature in your field, and your contribution to the debate. You might also explain which sources you are planning to use and how they may support your arguments.

Months of entry


Course content

Our MRes in History offers a research-rich master’s programme for those students wanting to develop specialist knowledge and scholarly techniques, as the first step on the path to doctoral research or research-related career paths. We offer a unique combination of focused expertise and applied historical experience in a friendly, supportive graduate environment.

Information for international students

Applicants from overseas for whom English is not their first language must comply with the University's minimum requirement for Masters degrees for proficiency in the English language. This is currently British Council IELTS at band 6.5 with no less than 6 in each band of the test.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+ 44 (0) 20 8392 3232