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Sustainable Futures MRes

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Full time | University of Bath | 1 year | 02-OCT-23

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

02-OCT-23

Key information
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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Sustainability

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Develop in-depth knowledge and skills of research methods. Prepare yourself for an academic or professional career with a focus on policy and the environment.

On completion of this course you will be able to demonstrate:

  • a critical understanding of research-based sustainability literature across a range of disciplines
  • comprehension of the relationships between theory and practice in the field of sustainability
  • thorough and in-depth understanding of key debates relating to environmental challenges, and the resilience and adaptability of human systems.
  • detailed and comprehensive understanding of current issues across disciplines within the theme of sustainability studies

The course aims to prepare you for a career as a professional researcher in either an academic or non-academic environment by developing your core research skills. You will be encouraged to review and critically evaluate approaches to research and their application, and to identify and investigate your own original research questions.

South West Doctoral Training Partnership

This MRes is recognised by the Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC), specifically, as part of the larger South West Doctoral Training Partnership (SWDTP). It can be taken as a course in its own right, or if you hold an SWDTP studentship you can take the 1+3 (MRes + PhD) pathway.

If you wish to be considered for a 1+3 SWDTP studentship, then you must apply for your preferred PhD route and not the stand alone MRes. You should follow our how to apply and funding guidelines.

For those holding a 1+3 SWDTP studentship, progression from the MRes to the MPhil or PhD stage is dependent on an acceptable level of achievement.

Modules

To provide an understanding of how a range of research methods can be integrated to examine energy use and supply as well as environmental and sustainability issues. To develop an appreciation of the importance of pertinent inter-disciplinary thinking. To equip students for careers as professional researchers in either academic or non-academic environments.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

4,700

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

21,400

Entry requirements

You should have a bachelor s honours degree or international equivalent, typically a 2:1 or above. To apply for this course you should have an undergraduate degree in an appropriate social sciences subject such as psychology, sociology, geography, policy studies or socio-legal studies. We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.

University information

The University of Bath is one of the UK’s most prestigious institutions, ranking top 10 in the Complete University Guide 2023. The university is known for excellence in teaching and research, a welcoming community, and for providing students with outstanding preparation for the workplace. Bath fosters an inclusive and supportive learning community, comprised of students from all over the world. There are more than 145 countries represented in...more