MA/MSc by Research

Master's by Research programmes provide an opportunity for independent study within a structured academic environment.

The research programme which is agreed with the supervisor will be designed to provide an effective training in research methods within the discipline area selected.

MA/MSc by Research students enrol for one year full-time or two years part-time.  The assessment is by submission of a thesis followed by a presentation and oral examination.

Enquire about research degrees

By telephone
During office hours
(Monday-Friday 08:30-17:00)
+44 (0)1582 489056

By email
research@beds.ac.uk


How to apply for a research degree

For all the information you need on how to apply for a research degree and to make sure you fulfil the entry requirements visit our 'How to apply' page

You should have a good honours degree (2:1 or above) or masters degree or equivalent in the relevant subject area.

International applicants should be aware of our English language requirements