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Location: Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh
Study mode full-time
Degree: Masters by research
Start Date: 2019/01/09
Intl fees: £13000
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This programme provides students with the opportunity to develop advanced research and analysis skills while also enabling them to apply these skills in producing research related outputs (such as a research publication potentially submissible for peer-review, a research protocol for a funding application, client reports). This award may be the first step towards an academic research career. The applied and real-world focus is also designed to make the award especially relevant for students who seek to pursue research further in organisational, client-focused or similar settings.
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A 1st Class or 2.1 Honours degree in a relevant subject that includes a preliminary training in research methods, or equivalent. Where an Honours degree has not been studied in English, students are be required to take an IELTS test receiving an overall score of 6.5 and no individual component score below 6.0.
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh.
About this university
Around 17% of students attending the university are from outside the UK. The Recruitment and International Liaison Office is the first place for international students to contact regarding matters around their studies. They are available to provide a range of information and assistance on subjects that commonly are encountered when coming to the UK including immigration and visas, accommodation, bringing family members with them, fees, and funding issues. In addition, there is English language support for those students who donâ€™t speak the language as their first language. The student union is on hand to offer a range of advice and support for students as well as organising extra-curricular activities, volunteering opportunities and even services such as entertainment venues. One of these is Maggieâ€™s the student union bar and cafÃ© where students can meet friends, have a drink or a meal and make use of the pool tables. It is also used as a venue for special events from parties to fundraising events and much more. There are a host of sports on offer at the university ranging from traditional team sports such as basketball, football and rugby to solo sports such as badminton and tennis. There are even special Scottish sports on offers such as Camogie and Gaelic football. The societies on offer are equally diverse and range from interest groups such as the Anime Society to cultural and religion groups such as Christian Union and into the arts such as the Drama or Dance Societies. These also include volunteering and charity groups.