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Key information

Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Humanities / General Studies / Combined Studies

Course type


Course Summary

This Humanities MRes degree will allow you to advance both your subject knowledge and your research skills. Based around an individually devised and researched dissertation on the subject of your interest, it is designed to develop your understanding of high quality research within the Humanities and will give you the opportunity to research into a subject that you want to explore. If your undergraduate degree has left you with a passion for independent research, and an interest in a particular topic in one area of the Humanities (Drama, English Literature, History, Theology). The aim of this module is to: gain advanced knowledge, skills and experience of conducting independent research; excellent preparation for PHD; offer as both full and part time study; provide loans available to cover fees and / or living costs.

Different course options

Full time | Newman University | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This module will provide students with a critical appreciation and understanding of the different types of research resources, tools and techniques used for masters? level Humanities Studies. The module is designed to enhance students? ability to identify and locate resources independently providing them with a detailed knowledge and understanding of resources and tools which are readily available. As well as developing essential research skills, students will also explore the unstable nature of text, helping them to understand the contingent nature of sources and of the political, social and intellectual context in which they can be interpreted.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students require an undergraduate degree in a related discipline with a 2:1. Applicants with a good 2:2 combined with exceptional research or additional experience may be considered. Applicants may additionally be required to attend interview or to submit a piece of written work as part of the application process.