Edge Hill University

Edge Hill University

Humanities

This programme combines taught modules and independent study to give students a firm grounding in the critical approaches to postgraduate study as well as the philosophies and methodologies of research in the humanities; students develop their knowledge and understanding of literature in the field of humanities before the culmination of the course, which is the opportunity to undertake in-depth and extended research in a specific humanities area of their choosing.

Entry requirements

1st or upper 2nd class Honours degree; in exceptional circumstances, students with a lower 2nd and demonstrable knowledge of their subject matter may be admitted at the department's discretion. Each applicant is required to submit a research proposal of approximately 1000 words detailing the focus of their MRes studies and demonstrating their enthusiasm and commitment towards the proposed subject. Overseas applicants require IELTS 7.0 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules: Critical approaches to postgraduate studies in the humanities and social sciences; research philosophies and methodologies; literature review, commentary and initial bibliography; dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,680 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,250 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,680 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,680 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,680 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Ormskirk Campus Ormskirk L39 4QP North West

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