University of Stirling

University of Stirling


This course is a research preparation Master�s programme that offers students the opportunity for Master�s study within Arts and Humanities, structured according to personal research interests that are either wholly of one�s own design or structured through 1 of 3 specified pathways: Hermeneutics, Religion and Politics, and Cultural Representation of Spain and Latin America. It also offers the opportunity to prepare for a PhD through concentrated research in an interdisciplinary environment.

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 6.0 (5.5 in all bands).

Course modules

Research preparation; dissertation preparation; research skills; dissertation; specified pathway; hermeneutics; religion and politics; cultural representations of Spain and Latin America.

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.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 4,500 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MRes Full-time £ 11,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MRes Part-time £ 4,500 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months
MRes Part-time £ 11,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 24 months

Campus details

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

Key information

Telephone number: 
01786 466240