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MRes - Faculty of Health and Social Sciences

MRes - Faculty of Health and Social Sciences

Key information
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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Social Sciences Health Care Management / Health Studies

Course type

Research

Course Summary

The MRes programme allows you to undertake a research project at Master’s level which would be assessed via submission of a thesis and a viva voce.

Tailor your studies to your specific interests or career aspirations such as; healthcare, midwifery, nursing, leadership or dementia. Other areas include radiography and medical imaging, nutrition, exercise, the social sciences, humanisation or social work.

You can set out to find the answer to a particular research question and will have the chance to delve more deeply into a subject area that you are passionate about.

Course details

The MRes is focused on the development of generic research knowledge and critical analysis skills applied to independant research on an approved topic. You research would normally involve a literature study, an experimental or hypothesis-testing phase, an evalutation phase and a writing-up phase.

Your independant research would be written up as a thesis, which is expected to be between 15,000 and 30,000 words (depending on the discipline).

Assessment of your thesis will consist of: a presentation of the thesis and an oral examination, normally including a 30-minute presentation and 60-minute viva voca examiniation.

Different course options

Full time | Lansdowne Campus | 12 months | 21-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

21-SEP-20

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£4,395

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£15,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need an honours degree at upper second class (2:1). Some supervisors may ask for additional entry requirements such as relevant work experience, evidence of written work, or previous study of a particular subject.

University information

Based by the sea in south-west England, just two hours from London by train, Bournemouth University offers over 90 taught Master’s courses as well as many research programmes. 16% of its students are in postgraduate study, meaning you’ll be joining a thriving postgrad community. The University has four academic faculties, divided into numerous individual schools: Health & Social Sciences Departments: Human Sciences & Public Health,...more

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