University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Technology

Overview If you want to take your studies in technology to postgraduate level then our MRes Technology degree - a flexible postgraduate taught course, during which you'll complete a large research project - is for you. Taught in our Faculty of Technology, this course is recognised for its research into cosmology, artificial intelligence, healthcare and computing, engineering, and mathematics. You'll develop strong skills in research planning, and expertise in your chosen area in the field of technology. When you graduate, you'll be in a strong position to pursue a career in technology, or progress to further postgraduate research, or research related positions. You can study this course over 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time as a campus-based learner or by distance learning. What you'll experience On this course, you'll: Learn from expert staff and researchers with extensive expertise, many of whom are research active in their field Get skilled in lab, computer and field techniques through a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials, workshops and practical sessions Use our multi-platform network suites and extensive laboratory facilities, including a mobile computing lab to develop Android and iOS apps, usability lab with eye tracking, analogue electronics and control engineering lab, and telecommunications and signal processing lab Access our extensive library resources and get help with tricky problems at our Maths Cafe Carry out an independent research project in one of the following schools: Computing, Engineering, Maths, Civil Engineering and Surveying, or Cosmology and Gravitation. Work experience and career planning We'll help you to identify placements, internships, voluntary roles and opportunities that will complement your studies. When you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work. After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career. Careers and opportunities If you're considering further doctoral studies, or planning a career in technology or research, you'll pick up the skills and experience you need on this course. Career opportunities include: Research assistant Graduate teaching General research PhD study Technology We'll provide you with as much support as possible in finding employment through close industrial contacts, careers events, recruitment fairs and individual advice.

Entry requirements

Master of Research - MRes: A 2:1 or first class honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants may be subject to interview.

Course modules

The course is offered via full-time (one year) and part-time (two years) modes. The following provides an overview of the full-time course content (part-time students will complete the 60-credit Research Preparation and Development unit in the first year and the 90-credit Research Project unit in the second year). Research Preparation and Development (60 credits) Research Internal Placement Unit (30 credits) Research Project Unit (90 credits) Example project areas: Computational intelligence Biomechanics Mobile health Networking and security or systems Healthcare modelling and informatics Cosmic structures formation Galaxy dynamics and surveys Composite structures Renewable energy and sustainability Business/systems analysis Forensic computing

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2019 7,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2019 7,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2019 7,500 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2019 7,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2019 15,900 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2019 7,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2019 7,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
Master of Research - MRes Part-time September 2019 3,750 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
Master of Research - MRes Part-time September 2019 3,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
Master of Research - MRes Part-time September 2019 3,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years
Master of Research - MRes Part-time September 2019 3,750 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years
Master of Research - MRes Part-time September 2019 3,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years
Master of Research - MRes Part-time September 2019 7,950 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
Master of Research - MRes Part-time September 2019 3,750 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 2 Years

Campus details

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Main Site PO1 2UP South East

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