The MSc by Research programme can be tailored to your individual research needs.
You will first take an induction course leading to the production of a learning contract with a research supervisor and subsequently develop a research proposal that forms the basis of the rest of your study.
You will then progress to a period of independent research project work and complete a project dissertation. Upon successful completion of the MSc, you will have clearly demonstrated your ability to meet the required high levels of technical professionalism.
You can apply until:
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You need the following IELTS score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Take IELTS test
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Students from United States of America need a visa in order to study in the United Kingdom.
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Part Time (per year):UK/EU-£2,026/Overseas:£8,335
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