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Full time | University of Portsmouth | 1 year | 23-JAN-23

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

23-JAN-23

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Health Studies Human Biology

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Overview

Have you enjoyed undertaking research during your degree? Are you thinking about doctoral (PhD) study or a career in a STEM business, industry or academia? If so, our postgraduate Master's in Research (MRes) course will be a great start for you.

Its aim is to provide two key ingredients for early-career researchers – transferable research skills and expertise in your chosen subject. You'll undertake an original project with experienced supervisors, and join the day-to-day life of a research group.

You'll develop the knowledge and skills needed to be an effective researcher, and prepare a publication-quality manuscript, grant application and conference presentation.

On this course, you'll:

Learn research preparation skills such as personal effectiveness, research management, professional skills, networking, research organisation, science communication and impact
Complete an extended scientific laboratory- or fieldwork-based research project
Be supported by enthusiastic and qualified staff, who will help you develop advanced research skills
Use our specialist laboratories, equipment and instruments
Graduate with the skills and abilities needed for a career as a professional researcher

Careers and opportunities

You'll graduate from the MRes Science degree course with strong research and transferable skills for doctoral study or STEM posts in industry and business.

Modules

Research Project module - Core
Research Preparation module - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

7,950

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

15,500

Entry requirements

An upper second class or first class honours degree in a relevant subject. Please check the course details online for information about subject specialisms that can be supported. You will be required to submit a short research proposal as part of your application. Applicants will be subject to interview.

University information

Over 4,000 postgraduate students call the University of Portsmouth campus home. An ideal choice for postgraduate students, the university has superb research credentials, excelling in areas such as astrophysics, forensics and sports science, with world-leading research groups conducting impactful work into some of the most significant challenges we face in society today. Portsmouth offers over 200 postgraduate degrees, in a wide variety...more