Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Critical Social Science

LJMU's MRes in Critical Social Science explores research in social sciences that informs society, organisations and institutions. - Pursue your own research interest under the guidance of specialist supervisors - Develop an in-depth understanding of Critical Social Science research methods - Develop your skills as an academic researcher, and gain the foundation for progression to PhD - Enjoy a vibrant and innovative postgraduate culture This Masters programme provides you with the opportunity to think beyond traditional subject boundaries and undertake a postgraduate level research project in your chosen area of specialist interest.

Entry requirements

Master of Research - MRes: You will need: a minimum 2:1 in a relevant discipline or equivalent professional qualifications and experience Additional information: IELTS English language requirement: 6.0-6.5 (minimum 5.5 in each component) Pearson requirements: 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI purposes) RPL is accepted on this programme If you have any specific queries, please contact apsadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/courses/international-entry-requirements Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team (internationaladmissions@ljmu.ac.uk) for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages: www.ljmu.ac.uk/international

Course modules

For further information on what you will study, please see the guidance below on the programme's core modules. Core modules Critical Social Science Project Development (30 credits) Critical Social Science Research Project (60 credits) Professional Development for Researchers in Arts, Professional and Social Studies (30 credits) Research Methods for Arts, Professional and Social Studies (30 credits) Critical Social Research (30 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. Assessment on this programme is based on a range of research tasks and projects reflecting the skills developed by the various modules. As such, you will be assessed through academic essays, annotated bibliographies, reflected research exercises, position papers, oral presentations and a dissertation/research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2019 13,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2019 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2019 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2019 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2019 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2019 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies
Telephone number: 
01512315175