Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh


This programme provides students with the opportunity to develop advanced research and analysis skills while also enabling them to apply these skills in producing research related outputs (such as a research publication potentially submissible for peer-review, a research protocol for a funding application, client reports). This award may be the first step towards an academic research career. The applied and real-world focus is also designed to make the award especially relevant for students who seek to pursue research further in organisational, client-focused or similar settings.

Entry requirements

A 1st Class or 2.1 Honours degree in a relevant subject that includes a preliminary training in research methods, or equivalent. Where an Honours degree has not been studied in English, students are be required to take an IELTS test receiving an overall score of 6.5 and no individual component score below 6.0.

Course modules

Research methods; applying research; research project.

Assessment methods

Research project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA (Res) Full-time £ 3,750 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MA (Res) Full-time £ 10,950 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh Edinburgh EH21 6UU Scotland

Key information

Telephone number: 
0131 474 0000