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  Master of Research - with a wide range of subject specialisms


Plymouth Marjon University (St Mark & St John)    Graduate School

Full time & Part time See Course MRes One year full-time or two years part-time
Biological Sciences (4) Communication & Media Studies (7) Education (11) Languages, Literature & Culture (21) Psychology (31) Sociology (33)

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The Master of Research (MRes) programme at Marjon offers a flexible and research-focused approach to furthering your academic and professional development. With a wide range of subject specialisms available, you have the freedom to pursue your own research interests and delve into what excites you the most. The programme consists of three taught research methods modules, an independent project in your specialist subject area, and a Master's thesis. Whether you're an experienced practitioner or a recent graduate, the MRes provides the opportunity to enhance your analytical and research skills, preparing you for a future in advanced research projects or even a PhD. With a 2:1 honours degree or equivalent required for entry, the programme also welcomes applications from experienced practitioners with non-traditional qualifications. Marjon's MRes programme offers the unique advantage of designing your own research projects with a supervisor who shares your interests and expertise. You'll be at the forefront of contemporary issues and debates, and have the flexibility to complete your projects over one, two, or three years. The programme encourages originality and innovation, allowing you to think outside the box and make a significant contribution to your chosen field. By the end of the MRes, you'll have gained a critical appreciation of developments in your specialist subject area and be well-equipped with the necessary skills to excel in your future research endeavors.

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MRes is a research focused Master's which provides an ideal platform for professional development or prepares you for PhD study. Pursue your own research interests; do what excites you.

Course Summary

The Master of Research (MRes) is a flexible programme based around three taught research methods modules, an independent project relating to your specialist subject area, and a Master's thesis (supported through academic tutorials). The supervisory team are all research active within their subject specialisms.

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Entry Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree or equivalent.

Sometimes applicants with other degrees are assessed at interview, and an appropriate reading programme prepared for them.

We welcome applications from experienced practitioners with non-traditional qualifications.


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