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What will I learn?

The MRes, which meets ESRC guidelines, combines broadly-based and subject specific training in research methodologies and transferable research skills. Designed for those seeking to enhance their research knowledge and skills, it is delivered by experienced researchers from across the University.

This format enables cross-disciplinary discussions of research issues and skills whilst encouraging immersion in the University research culture and community. Applied research skills are enhanced through the interactive delivery of the syllabus and access to further research methods training and workshops.

The MRes is designed for those seeking to progress to doctoral level research and also professionals seeking to enhance their research skills and expertise. Graduates can access research and policy work within academia, the public, private and third sectors. A truly flexible programme - you can complete the course in one year through full-time study or over two years of part-time study enabling you to combine work and study.

Which department am I in?

Glasgow Caledonian University

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£15,500.00 (US$ 19,877) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

1 October 2020

Venue

Glasgow Caledonian University

City Campus,

Cowcaddens Road,

Glasgow,

Glasgow, City Of,

G4 0BA, Scotland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have Bachelor's degree with GPA 2.7. Academic IELTS should be an average Score of 6, with no element less than 5.5.re of 6, with no element less than 5.5.

For international students

Bachelor degree with 2.2 Hons or above in any subject. Each application to GCU is considered on an individual basis. If you do not have the typical academic entry qualifications, but can demonstrate relevant work experience and/or credits from recognised professional bodies. Academic IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent) with no element below 6.0. TOEFL Internet based test overall score of 78 with minimum element scores of reading at 18, listening at 17, speaking at 20 and writing at 17.

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About this uni

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is an award-winning institution based in two vibrant UK cities.

  • Academically outstanding encouraging excellence
  • International student support
  • Innovative, top-class learning facilities
  • City-based campus in desirable location