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MRes Animal, Equine, Sport, Agriculture

Hartpury University

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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    University Centre Hartpury

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course overview

Technological and scientific developments are rapidly influencing our industries, making innovative research essential to sustainable real-world practice. We provide the ideal environment to support the development of new skills, providing access to academic expertise, advanced scientific equipment and extensive research subjects.

This postgraduate degree provides an exciting opportunity for you to advance your knowledge and skills through a valuable piece of research in any area of animal, agriculture, equine, sport or veterinary subjects that we don’t currently offer. You can focus your research on an external setting or utilise the fantastic environment we provide at Hartpury.

You’ll be supported by our research-active lecturers and professors, most of whom are also successful industry professionals, to understand and implement research methodologies to suit your project, enabling you to develop practical solutions for existing and emerging challenges in your chosen topic.

The course is ideal for those keen to progress onto a PhD or wanting to advance their own and their industry’s professional practice. Delivery is flexible and often provided at weekends to fit around your work or other commitments.

What you'll study

This degree is designed for those who want to progress into a postgraduate qualification but whose specific interests lie outside our current qualifications. You’ll develop new theoretical and practical expertise to help progress your career, as well as advance future scientific research and real-world practice.

Modules have been designed to equip you with advanced research expertise through taught lectures, seminars and one-to-one sessions.

These will equip you with the skills required for critical evaluation of research, effective research design and accurate statistical analysis, allowing you to apply current scientific thinking to your specific research topic, which you’ll conduct in your own time alongside your learning.

Alongside this, you’ll select an optional module to complement your research topic from our diverse range of specialist postgraduate modules across all courses – this provides you with the opportunity to advance new knowledge to help shape your research and your professional practice.

You’ll be encouraged to attend industry conferences and familiarise yourself with academic journals, with opportunities to present and publish your research. You’ll be able to make the most of our extensive professional networks, including strong links with national governing bodies, which will provide you with opportunities to develop your reputation with key industry professionals and organisations.

Graduate destinations

Studying a Masters in Research provides you with the necessary skills for further PhD studies. It will also support you to advance your own professional practice – contemporary research experience will place you at the forefront of knowledge within your discipline.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 12,250per year

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

University information

Hartpury University

  • Campus address

    University Centre Hartpury, Hartpury House, Hartpury, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL19 3BE, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 20

  • Entry standards

    / Max 155
    119 79%

    15th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    7th

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