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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    Streatham Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

  • We’ll equip you with the research skills necessary to progress to a doctoral research degree, or to embark upon a career as a political researcher
  • You’ll receive training in social science, as well as more specific research training in politics (including any chosen political specialism) and international relations
  • Forms part of the ESRC South West Doctoral Training Partnership and funding may be available for UK/EU students embarking on the programme and wishing to work towards a PhD
  • Our seminar series?and highly successful annual postgraduate conference brings together researchers from across all humanities and social sciences disciplines

Careers

The MRes in Politics is a training programme designed to equip you with the research skills necessary to progress to a doctoral research degree, or to embark upon on a career as a political researcher.

Employer valued skills

You will develop a range of academic, knowledge-based and personal skills:

  • Advanced independent thinking
  • Experience of working as an individual on challenging material
  • The ability to reflect on your learning, evaluate personal strengths and weakness, and map out a plan of personal development based on those reflections
  • Experience of working as a participant and/or leader of a group, and of contributing effectively to the planning and achievement of that group’s objectives
  • Experience of giving presentations to others in your field
  • The ability to construct a rigorous argument, and defend that argument citing relevant sources, both in written form and orally

Careers support

The Exeter University careers advisory service offer expert guidance to all students and will help you plan your future through activities such as psychometric testing, employer presentations, skills events, practice job interviews and CV preparation.?Visit the?employment and professional development?pages for more information, including podcasts and profiles,?about the range of support available.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 19,500per 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 Exeter

  • University League Table

    13th

  • Campus address

    University of Exeter, Northcote House, The Queen's Drive, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4QJ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    13th out of 86 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    157 76%

    19th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    15th

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    46th

    9

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