University of Stirling

University of Stirling

Historical Research

This course offers you the opportunity to pursue a personalised, tailor-made programme of Master's study in a structured, interdisciplinary, and research-driven environment. Even within the specified pathways, much latitude is provided for your own individual pursuits in each of the areas. The programme is designed to enable you to become a well-trained researcher in a Humanities subject area, showing strong capacity for self-directed work and initiative.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply. IELTS score of 6.0 (5.5 in all bands).

Course modules

Training for Master's in the arts and humanities; research preparation; hermeneutics; religion and politics; cultural representations of Spain and Latin America; dissertation preparation. Dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment will include essays, reports (which may take the form of written documents, websites or PowerPoint presentations, depending in your particular research interest) and a research skills portfolio that includes personal reflection.
At the end of the second semester, you will also give a twenty-minute presentation of your intended dissertation to other postgraduates and staff at the Postgraduate Day event.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,900 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 11,400 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Stirling Campus Stirling FK9 4LA Scotland

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