Masters by Research (MA or MSc)

For a Masters by Research (MA or MSc), you will complete a programme of supervised research and present and defend a thesis of up to 40,000 words.

Duration:

• Full-time: 1 year
• Part-time: 2 years

Where the final submission involves your own creative works or a scholarly edition of the creative works of others the thesis word count will be reduced to no more than 15,000 words. 

Entry Requirements

Applicants will normally hold one of the following:

  • A UK 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent)
  • Appropriate, relevant qualifications / experience regarded by the University as equivalent


MA by Research (Animation and Visual Effects)

MSc by Research (Applied Sciences)
MA by Research (Art)
MSc by Research (Built Environment)
MA by Research (Business)
MSc by Research (Civil / Mechanical / Aeronautical Engineering)
MA by Research (Communication Design & Photography)
MSc by Research (Computer Science)
MSc by Research (Cyber Security)
MA by Research (Drama)
MA by Research (Education)
MSc by Research (Electronic Engineering)
MA by Research (English)
MSc by Research (Health)
MA by Research (History)
MSc by Research (Informatics)
MA by Research (Law / Accounting & Finance)
MSc by Research (Mathematics)
MA by Research (Media, Culture & Communication)
MA by Research (Music & Sound)
MSc by Research (Police Sciences)
MSc by Research (Psychology)
MA by Research (Social Policy & Criminology)
MSc by Research (Sport)
MSc by Research (Sustainable Environment)