Master by Research (90 ECTS)


The Masters by Research (MRes) programme provides the student with sound practical knowledge and experience in preparation for a research career, as well as with preparation and training for doctoral research. Students will have demonstrated originality in the application of knowledge, and they will understand how the boundaries of knowledge are advanced through research. They will be able to deal with complex issues both systematically and creatively, and they will show originality in tackling and solving applied research related challenges.

Course Duration

Studies for the M.Res. degree shall extend over the following periods:
(a) 18 months in the case of full-time studies;
(b) 36 months in the case of part-time studies.

Entry Requirements

A relevant MQF/EQF Level 6 degree at second class or higher. An MQF/EQF Level 6 degree, which is regarded by MDC as equivalent to an Honours degree such as professional qualifications subject, plus a portfolio evidencing relevant work experience for at least three years.

Careers & Progression

Exit Strategy

Full Master (90 Credits)