University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Humanities and Social Sciences

This programme offers the opportunity for in-depth study of a specific area of interest while developing your skills in research. You will spend 1/3 of your time in the taught element of your course, covering your chosen subject and training in research methodology, and the remaining 2/3 in your personalised research dissertation. You may study within any of the Faculty's schools: the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies, the School of Education and Continuing Studies; the School of Languages and Area Studies; the School of Social, Historical and Literary Studies. The course is run in conjunction with the University Graduate School.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent in a subject relevant to the proposed subject specialism.�Please check the course details online for information about subject specialisms that can be supported.�You�will be asked to write a short research proposal�upon receipt of your application. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Course modules

Modules include: Subject specialist unit; research skills, methods and philosophies; humanities and social science research project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 4,600 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MRes Part-time £ 1,530 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MRes Part-time £ 3,830 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Portsmouth PO1 2UP South East

Key information

Admissions Team, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Telephone number: 
023 9284 2994