Social Sciences and Humanities (MRes)

the United Kingdom

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The award
MRes

How long you will study
1 - 6 Years

Domestic course fees
GBP 6550 per total

How you will study
full-time, part-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 14700 per total

All study options

About Social Sciences and Humanities at University of Derby

  • Focus on a subject pathway which matches your interests and ambitions: you can graduate with an MRes in Social Research, Criminal Psychology, Humanities or Journalism
  • Learn in an inter-disciplinary and research-active environment
  • Build advanced research skills through a series of inspirational masterclasses
  • Conduct your own substantial piece of independent research, with support and supervision from influential academic researchers
  • Join our dynamic and supportive postgraduate community and work with influential researchers on collaborative projects
  • Focus on 'real-world' research: if you are already in employment, you can relate your studies directly to your professional role
  • Learn how to attract funding for research projects and how to share your findings for maximum impact
  • Benefit from a truly interdisciplinary approach to learning, drawing on best research practice from across the social sciences and humanities
  • Boost your future prospects by building an impressive portfolio of transferable skills in data collection, analysis and critical reflection - using evidence to evaluate and solve problems
  • Prepare for a fulfilling career as a researcher or research manager in academia or public, private and voluntary organisation
  • Gain an excellent platform if you want to progress to a PhD
  • Enjoy flexibility in your studies - with the chance to take shorter versions of the course leading to a Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma.

The Master of Research (MRes) offers a flexible, challenging and inspirational way to develop wide-ranging research and analytical skills and to complete a substantial research project under the supervision of academic experts. You can gain named MRes awards in Social Research, Criminal Psychology, Humanities or Journalism, depending on the subject pathway you choose to take.

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 study1 - 6 year
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 6550 per totalInternational course feesGBP 14700 per total

Entry requirements

If you are joining this course directly from undergraduate study, you will need a good honours degree (2:1 or above) and to demonstrate your capacity for research.

If you are joining from professional employment, you will need a good honours degree or evidence of significant professional practice (three years or more) in a relevant field. You could be required to undertake a skills needs analysis to ensure the course is suitable for you.

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