Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Metropolitan University


Pathways available: Master of Research (Biomedical Science) - MRes / PGCert Master of Research (Psychology) - MRes / PGCert ??Master of Research (Health) - MRes/PGCert ?The Master of Research (MRes) programme provides high quality and professionally relevant training in research methods and analysis for health, psychology and biomedical science graduates. Through the taught modules students will develop their research skills, including critically appraising literature, developing research proposals, laboratory techniques, project management, presenting findings (through oral, written and digital media) and applying for funding. Students will be introduced to a wide range of methodologies and practical techniques relevant to their discipline. Training will be provided in research governance and ethical procedures to ensure students are prepared for work as professional researchers. Students will conduct two substantial research studies in a topic of their choice, supervised by experienced members of academic staff. These studies will be written up in the form of journal articles and will form a substantial component of the credits for the MRes award. This award prepares you for a future in research and progression on to PhD studies.

Entry requirements

Master of Research - MRes: A good honours degree (normally 2.1 or above) in a health or social science subject is normally required. However, applicants with relevant professional experience or qualifications are welcomed and will be considered individually.

Assessment methods

Each module has its own form of assessment. The majority of modules are assessed via coursework, including research reviews, reports, essays and presentations. The dissertation will be written up in the format of two journal articles


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Research - MRes Full-time October 2019 - 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Part-time October 2019 - 2 Years

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