Postgraduate Students

Programme structure

The flexible structure of this programme allows you to concentrate on areas of particular interest while at the same time providing key skills and breadth of coverage.

 

The MSc lasts for 12 months from September to the end of August in the following year. To be awarded an MSc you must complete the coursework and a dissertation.  

The taught courses are worth a total of 120 credit points and are assessed mainly by essays and written work. Provided you achieve the required standard, you will proceed to a period of individual research from May to August, resulting in a final dissertation worth a further 60 credits.

 

 

Taught courses

You will take several courses across two semesters of teaching, including two compulsory courses and a range of optional courses.

Research dissertation

You will undertake a research project and produce a dissertation which is submitted on an assigned date in mid-August.