The Masters in Political Research seeks to provide you with a comprehensive, advanced-level methodological training in Politics and International Relations. The qualification has a dual remit, equipping you with transferable skills for graduate employment, while also laying the foundations for research leading to a doctorate. The programme gives you the knowledge, understanding and competence to deploy qualitative and quantitative methods of data collection and analysis in the conduct of theoretically informed research in Politics and International Relations.
You are required to present research results in the form of oral and written reports and a dissertation permits you to develop skills in an area of particular interest. The MRes programme is tailored to provide the methodological training and critical capacity for advanced research in Politics and International Relations.
Completion of its four compulsory courses merits a Postgraduate Diploma in Political Research.