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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    University of Chester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    11-OCT-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This Master’s by Research course provides an ideal opportunity to develop your research skills and expertise in an extended project in the physical or engineering sciences. This will equip you with the professional experience in a laboratory environment and/or in computational modelling necessary for a future career in research.

Course overview

Students work on a research project in their chosen discipline and grow to become accomplished in the latest scientific developments in their field of research.

Our research staff ensure that all offered research projects are relevant to current industrial needs, providing highly employable skills to our graduates.

Why study this course with us?

MRes Applied Sciences students take two taught modules at the start of the course before moving to the research component. You will choose your main discipline from one of the following before joining the course:

- Science and Engineering
- Mathematics
- Computer Science

You will then join a research team in the appropriate department and start working on the research project of your choice.

The programme is designed to be consistent with Section 4 of the QAA (2008) framework for higher education qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, which identifies the necessary descriptors for L7 training.

Your successful portfolio would constitute an excellent start to your research career and ambitions.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,142per 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 Chester

  • University League Table

    94th

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

A beautiful, historic and exciting city lies at the heart of the student experience. Chester offers a welcoming community with plenty to keep students busy.
With over 15,000 students from 130 countries, Chester provides a vibrant, diverse and safe location for an ever-growing number of international students.
International students can choose from over 200 courses across all levels, all with an emphasis on how practical learning increases employability prospects.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    72nd out of 103 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    116 51%

    68th

    16
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    55th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    91st

    52

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