Research, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Year)
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding


The research programme which is agreed with the supervisor will be designed to provide an effective training in research methods within the discipline area selected.

MA/MSc by Research students enrol for one year full-time or two years part-time. The assessment is by submission of a thesis followed by a presentation and oral examination.

Programme Structure

Research Topics
  • Applied Social Research Supported by the Institute of Applied Social Research ASR
  • Business and Management Research Supported by the Business and Management Research Institute BMRI (Research in Business Information Systems, Advances in Marketing, Leadership Innovation, Research in Law, Contemporary Accounting, Finance and Economics and English Language (See CRELLA below)
  • English Language Research Supported by the Centre for Research in English Language Learning and Assessment CRELLA within the Business and Management Research Institute BMRI
  • Computing Research Supported by the Institute for Research in Applicable Computing IRAC
  • Education Research Supported by the Institute for Research in Education IREd
  • Health Research Supported by the Institute for Health research IHR
  • Media, Art and Performance Research Supported by the Research Institute for Media, Arts and Performance RIMAP
  • Science Research: Biomedical, Environmental and Technological Supported by the Institute of Biomedical and Environmental Science and Technology iBEST
  • Sport and Physical Activity Research Supported by the Institute for Sport and Physical Activity Research ISPAR
  • Tourism Research Supported by the Institute for Tourism Research INTOUR

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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Academic Requirements

Admission Requirements:

You should have a good honours degree (2:1 or above) or masters degree or equivalent in the relevant subject area.

Documents Required

  • Contact address details
  • Course interested in
  • Research area of interest
  • Proposal (2000 word max)
  • Curriculum vitae (or resume)
  • Passport details (for International applicants)

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 12000 International
  • GBP 3996 EU/EEA


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