Postgraduate Study

Research Master's

Postgraduate Study

Research Master's

Research Master's Degrees

(MRes, MPhil, MLitt, etc.)

Research Masters are ideal for those who prefer the idea of intensive research and a more independent approach to working towards a masters degree.

In research masters, students are usually self motivated to assert themselves to carry out investigations, analyse results and meet regularly with supervisor. 

There are variety of research masters degree options such as Master of Research (MRes); Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Master of Letters (MLitt) which can actually be a taught or research degree.

  • The minimum entry requirements for Research Masters usually include a Bachelors degree (or its equivalent), and a research proposal describing academic goals and interests.
  • Research Masters degree provides an ideal academic progression where graduates can pursue doctorate level study.
  • There are a number of career routes students can take after Research Masters such as getting a graduate job or becoming self-employed.
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