Humanities & Social Science
CourseMaster's by Research MA/MSc
Full-time: plus a 3-month Research Completion Period
if required | Part-time: 24 months plus a 6-month Research Completion Period
The MA or MSc by Research is a master’s degree that emphasises independent study over taught instruction. It is often used as a training course in advanced research work and lays the foundation towards doing a PhD.
Reasons to study Master's by Research at DMU:
You have the flexibility to manage your own time and study when it suits you best
Our established practitioner and research-based academic staff have a reputation for undertaking world-leading projects; helping you get the very best out of your research project
Benefit from the support and expertise of research supervisors who will meet with you regularly to review your progress
Our research into dried blood spot analysis, helping the treatment of sick newborn babies, was recently shortlisted for the prestigious Times Higher Education Awards
Along with the development of the world’s first artificial pancreas; the aim of which is to improve treatment for those living with diabetes, our leading researchers have exhibited their work on ground-breaking Channel 4 documentaries, as well as overseas in America, at The National Science Museum in London, and to Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness Prince Edward during their visits to DMU
Other leading research projects include: developing a skin cancer detection tool, assessing the levels of toxins in rice and examining surgical site infections
You are encouraged to discuss your research ideas with potential supervisors before you start so that you have a clearly defined project at the enrolment stage.