Master's by Research (Faculty of Media and Communication) (MRes)

Bournemouth University the United Kingdom

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The award
MRes

How long you will study
12 - 36 months

Domestic course fees
GBP 4200 per year

How you will study
full-time, part-time

Course starts
April, September, January

International course fees
find out

All study options

About Master's by Research (Faculty of Media and Communication) at Bournemouth University

A Master's by Research (MRes) course allows you to embark upon a research degree by undertaking a research project at Master's level which will be assessed via submission of a thesis and a viva voce.​ This course allows you to explore a specific research question that interests you and by undertaking this degree within our Faculty of Media & Communication you'll have access to leading academics and BU's technical facilties and information resources.

You will also be part of BU's wider postgraduate community and have access to the suite of research, professional and personal training offered through the Doctoral College and your Academic faculty. 

We strongly encourage collaboration across specialisms, and an MRes provides an opportunity to work with supervisors from various backgrounds to deliver truly impactful research.

The minimum completion time for the full-time course is 12 months with flexibility to take up to 18 months. If you would prefer to complete the course part-time, the minimum completion time is 24 months with flexibility to take up to 36 months to complete.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMResHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study12 - 36 months
    Course startsApril, September, JanuaryDomestic course feesGBP 4200 per yearInternational course fees find out

Notes about fees for this course

For fees and funding information, please visit https://www1.bournemouth.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-research/fees-funding-studentships

For library and laboratory types of international fees, please see the Bournemouth University website

Entry requirements

An Honours degree at 2:1 or higher. If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.5 (Academic) or above.

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