Full time 1 Year(s)
This programme is ideal for students with industrial experience who wish to work in a specific area, and prefer flexibility to the taught MSc programmes.
Flexibility is the key to this programme. It begins with an induction where you are allocated a supervisor and often an industry contact; this sets the direction of your research and identifies training needs. The Graduate School’s research training programme offers a range of sessions to meet those needs. Regular supervision and access to seminar groups, together with interim research reports, ensures good progress towards a final dissertation.
Detailed module information for this postgraduate programme will follow shortly. However, if you have any questions please contact the department.
Duration: 12 months, full-time or 24 months, part-time
Entry requirements: Upper second class honours degree, or equivalent, with strong evidence of excellence in research and writing
IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent
Assessment: Interim reports with a final dissertation based on the research
Funding: All applicants should consult our information on fees and funding.
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