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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    University Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    FEB, DEC

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Research overview

If you already have a clear idea of the area and topic you wish to research as a PhD then you can effectively lay the ground work for this by doing a masters by research.

We are the largest department of American and Canadian Studies in Europe and have a good record of successfully supervising research students to completion.

Research areas

Particular areas of research specialism include:

  • African American literature, history and culture
  • American art and visual culture
  • American intellectual history
  • American labour history
  • American music and popular culture
  • American political history
  • American print culture and book history
  • Asian American literature and culture
  • Canadian literature and culture, etc.

Research facilities

All research students have access to:

  • dedicated study space
  • excellent IT network
  • photocopying and printing allowance
  • inter-library loan service
  • funding for conference and research trips

Careers and professional development

Our postgraduates go onto work in a range of fields, from university lectureships and post-doctoral fellowships to roles in the media, art councils and the creative industries.

Many of our research students publish high-quality books and articles and have secured teaching positions in universities both in the UK and abroad.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 19,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Nottingham

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  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
In September every year, the university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 155
    132 74%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%



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