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MRes - Faculty of Media & Communication

Bournemouth University

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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    Talbot Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-JAN-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Master’s by Research (MRes) course allows you to embark upon a research degree by undertaking a research project at Master's level which will be assessed via submission of a thesis and a viva voce.​

This course allows you to explore a specific research question that interests you and by undertaking this degree within our Faculty of Media & Communication you’ll have access to leading academics and BU's technical facilities and information resources.

You will also be part of BU's wider postgraduate community and have access to the suite of research, professional and personal training offered through the Doctoral College and your Academic faculty.

We strongly encourage collaboration across specialisms, and an MRes provides an opportunity to work with supervisors from various backgrounds to deliver truly impactful research.

Master’s by Research (MRes) provides an opportunity for you to tailor your studies to your specific research interests or career aspirations. Undertaking an MRes within the fields of media, communication or law at BU will allow you to collaborate with world-leading researchers in these areas. The MRes is focused on the development of generic research knowledge and critical analysis skills applied to independent research on an approved topic. Your research would normally involve a literature study, an experimental or hypothesis-testing phase, an evaluation phase and a writing-up phase.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,000per year

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

University information

Bournemouth University

  • University League Table

    86th

  • Campus address

    Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, Poole, BH12 5BB, England

Opportunity of a work placement on all undergraduate courses and most postgraduate courses.
Home to the UK's only Centre for Excellence in Media Practice (CEMP).
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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 97 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    121 60%

    42nd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%

    57th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    67th

    12

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