What will I learn?

The MRes in Arts and Media is an exciting opportunity to experience research within the disciplines of art and design, performing arts and media.

Course overview

Our course offers you an opportunity to critically evaluate the tools of research through taught modules, and then apply these in an extensive research project in an area in which you are passionate.

Why study this course with us?

Our course is located in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, where there is a vibrant community of staff and students pursuing arts and media disciplines using a variety of methodologies with a plethora of outputs. The MRes is geared towards facilitating your individual research interests, and you will be matched with staff able to guide you in your explorations, research and practical activity.

The sites where the course is taught have the facilities that you would expect in order to be successful in arts and media research, including specialist studio spaces together with specialist equipment, technology and software.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Arts and Media

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£13,031.00 (US$ 16,267) per year
This is a fixed fee

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Start date

October 2020

Venue

Creative Campus, Kingsway

Kingsway,

Chester,

Cheshire,

CH2 2LB, England

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£13,031.00 (US$ 16,267) per year
This is a fixed fee

*View details on institution website

Start date

October 2020

Venue

Warrington Campus

Crab Lane,

Warrington,

WA2 0DB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have Bachelor's Degree from a recognised institution with 2.8 or above. IELTS: 6.5 (Min 5.5 in each sub-skill).

For international students

Applicants will normally have a 2:1 honours degree (minimum) in a discipline related to Arts and Media or an initial degree in another subject, plus evidence of certificated learning in an Arts and Media subject or related experience. Consideration will be given to those who hold a lower classification who can demonstrate they are capable of performing at the level required to complete the course successfully. Students need an IELTS Academic of 6.5 (Min 5.5 in each sub-skill); TOEFL iBT overall score: 88; Min sub skill: Listening- 17, Reading- 18, Speaking- 20, and Writing – 17.

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About this uni

The University of Chester is home to students from 130 countries and offers more than 400 degree programmes with a focus on practical learning.

  • Diverse international student body
  • Guaranteed accommodation for international students
  • Located in the 2nd most student-friendly city in the UK 2019
  • Top ten UK university for postgraduate research