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Modern Languages and Cultures MRes

Modern Languages and Cultures MRes

Key information

Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Modern Languages Cultural Studies

Course type


Course Summary

The MRes programme provide a personalised and focused introduction to postgraduate research allowing you to develop as an independent researcher with the support of an expert in Modern Languages and Cultures. It provides a rigorous overview of the current state of scholarship in your selected field, guides you, through a programme of directed, individualised reading, to the selection of a feasible research project, and allows you to complete a substantial piece of research.

Within Modern Language and Cultures, we offer the following pathways: Hispanic Studies; Spanish Studies; Portuguese Studies; Catalan Studies; Basque Studies; French Studies; German Studies; Italian Studies; Film Studies; Chinese Studies. As an MRes student you will benefit from your membership of the university research community, both students and academic staff. You will also have access to facilities available to doctoral students e.g. free Interlibrary loans, a print allowance and a research allowance.

Careers: Former postgraduates in French, German and Hispanic Studies are currently employed in senior positions at the universities of: Aberdeen, Sussex, Leeds, Sheffield, Kings College London, Loughborough, Salford and Liverpool, as well as in a variety of careers.

Different course options

Full time | University of Liverpool | 1 year | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This module aims to provide a focus for students' knowledge of recent methodological and theoretical developments in their chosen field and facilitate their acquisition of relevant subject knowledge; to provide a framework within which to design a feasible research project; to arrive in a position to begin a piece of independent study, ?with confidence, within appropriate scholarly conventions.

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

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

The normal requirement for entry on to a taught programme is a BA or BSc degree of 2:1 standard in a subject relevant to the proposed field of research.