University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham


This course offers general research training and skills for those intending to pursue careers in which an understanding of research methods is useful; it includes a major research project and in essence gives students the opportunity to experience research within 1 year.; it is also a stepping stone to a PhD programme; the course is suitable for students who already have a grounding in research skills usually gained at MA level, familiarity with primary sources in their original form; experience in completing an extended dissertation of which a large proportion is based on original research, and knowledge and understanding of their specialism beyond that gained in undergraduate work.

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree in a relevant subject such as history; or a related subject; where English is not 1st language IELTS: 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element); or TOEFL paper based: 600 with 4.5 in TWE; or TOEFL computer based: 250 with 4.5 in TWE; or TOEFL IBT: 100 (no less than 21 in any element) are required.

Assessment methods

Dissertation of 30000-35000 words.

Sponsorship information

School of History and Art History offers at least 1 fellowship per year.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 4,052 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 14,140 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiry Team
Telephone number: 
0115 951 5559