Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Art and Design

This MRes in Art and Design from LJMU develops your research ideas, methods and skills. - Develop your research and creative output in state-of-the-art workspaces - Benefit from direct links with organisations such as TATE Liverpool, Liverpool Biennial and FACT - Work, network and collaborate to enhance your career opportunities - Study in the modern, purpose-built and RIBA award-winning John Lennon Art and Design Building - Prepare for progression to PhD study The Liverpool School of Art and Design provides the freedom of a truly cross-disciplinary environment, fully equipped with the experts and facilities that will enable you to take a project from conception to its final, intended outcome.

Entry requirements

Master of Research - MRes: You will need: a first-class degree in a visual arts-related subject (other degrees will be considered) Additional information: MRes Art and Design offers people from a range of backgrounds an avenue into research that includes: students with a first degree but with no training in research methods, employees in the cultural industries who seek a formal training in relevant research techniques, and international students. The Masters programme is open to full-time, home and overseas students. IELTS: 6.5 (minimum 5.5 in each component) Pearson : 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI Purposes) RPL is accepted on this programme If you have any specific queries, please contact Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team ( for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages:

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning. Core Modules Research and Practice 1 (30 credits) Research Proposition and Development 1: Report (30 credits) Research Proposition and Development 2: Symposium (30 credits) Research Project (60 credits) Collaborative Practice (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. This programme is assessed using coursework. You will have to produce: seminar presentations, conference presentations, group coursework, reflective methodologies, reports, practical projects, evaluations, exhibition proposals, research bids, case study analysis and a dissertation with approved practical work. In most modules more than one piece of assessment is required. The final research project includes the opportunity for you, where appropriate, to curate your own exhibition, produce a practical portfolio or exhibition and submit a body of creative work.


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 (Wales) 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2019 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 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 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2019 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 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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Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies
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