University of Portsmouth
An upper second-class honours degree in a related subject. Applicants may be subject to interview. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.
The course is offered as full-time (one year) or part-time (two years).
The course has two units:
Research Project (120 credits). This is the main part of the course, with an extended research project undertaken in one of the Schools in the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries during which you will work with an experienced member of academic staff.
Research Preparation and Development (60 credits). This includes a wide range of research skills, including: personal effectiveness, research management, professional skills, networking, research organisation, science communication, impact, literature review and career management.
Teaching and Assessment:
The Research Preparation and Development unit involves a number of taught sessions. These will be selected by you and your supervisory team from Faculty and Department subject-specific provision as well as from our Graduate School Development Programme. You will also refine and submit your research proposal as part of the unit.
The Research Project unit is supported by a nominated supervisor with whom regular contact is maintained, usually through face-to-face meetings organised on a regular basis for the duration of the research project period. The supervisor will have expertise in your chosen research area.
How are you assessed?
The Research Preparation and Development unit has a number of assessments including a project proposal, literature review and reflective practice.
The Research Project unit assessments include a presentation and a dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MRes||Full-time||September 2016||-||1 years|
|MRes||Part-time||September 2016||-||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||Portsmouth||PO1 2UP||South East|