University of Exeter

University of Exeter


The course provides substantial training in a range of research techniques and methods used in the social sciences and an understanding of their theoretical and philosophical underpinnings.

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in one of the social sciences. Non-standard qualifications are also considered where there is evidence of exceptional performance in modules relevant to the programme of study, extended relevant work experience or professional qualifications.

Assessment methods

Modules are assessed through a mixture of group work, coursework, project work and examinations; the weighting of each of these components will vary according to the academic requirements of the module. Examinations are normally held at the end of the module, in January and May/June.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 10,300 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 18,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 10,300 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Streatham Campus Exeter EX4 4QJ South West

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Officer
Telephone number: 
01392 723246