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Modern Languages and Cultures MRes

Modern Languages and Cultures MRes

Key information
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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Modern Languages Cultural Studies

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Overview

Our 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.

Why Department of Modern Languages and Cultures?
Introduction to Modern Languages and Cultures

We are a small department that maintains a variety of very distinctive areas of strength in research. We offer programmes which are tailored to the individual in a friendly, supportive atmosphere and, for research students, close contact with your supervisors from the outset.

There is a high degree of interdisciplinary activity, with students and staff from all disciplines interacting through institutional research centres, cross-School reading groups, research groups and seminars.

Applications are welcome for both full-time and part-time study. Postgraduate students form an integral part of our research culture, and are encouraged to become involved in conference, workshops and seminar series, in addition, we have postgraduate reading groups and a regular programme of postgraduate workshops involving leading scholars visiting the institution. We have an active and vibrant research community, with staff engaging in research covering language areas consisting of French, German, Italian, Spanish, Basque, Catalan, Portuguese and Corsican. Research interests range from medieval manuscripts to contemporary cyber literature, and cover a wide geographical remit, with staff working on American, Latin American, and Caribbean, African and Indian contexts as well as European ones.

We are home to a number of scholarly journals including: Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, Bulletin of Latin American Research, and Migrations and Identities. We have close connections with the online open access journal Modern Languages Open, as well as a number of prominent book series.

Career prospects

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.

Former postgraduates in Modern Languages and Cultures are currently employed in senior positions at the universities of: Aberdeen, Sussex, Leeds, Sheffield, Kings College London, Loughborough, Salford and Liverpool. Others have gone on to careers in a wide variety of areas including journalism, law, tourism, charity work, librarianship, translation and teaching.

Different course options

Full time | University of Liverpool | 1 year | 28-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

28-SEP-20

Modules

This module aims to provide the guidance and support to allow the student to complete a major piece of independent study to a high standard; to encourage the student to develop as a member of a scholarly research community? through providing opportunities to integrate within that community.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

£4,327 per year. The mentioned fee is for year 19-20 there may be slight increase on 20/21.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

£16,700 per year. The mentioned fee is for year 19-20 there may be slight increase on 20/21.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

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