Description

Undertake research skills training with the University of Plymouth Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. Our dental studies research masters (ResM) degree incorporates taught elements and an extended research phase, including a research project and dissertation. It is suited to a wide range of people with an interest in developing their research skills within healthcare settings.

This could be you if you’re: an early and mid-career health professional; a NIHR Integrated Academic Trainee; not yet ready to commence a PhD without further skills acquisition; wishing to gain research skills at masters level.

Key features

  • A bespoke training pathway tailored to the individual needs of each candidate.
  • Modules may be chosen from a variety of existing taught masters programmes and can span disciplines and faculties as appropriate.
  • Personalised expert supervision (you’ll be assigned a Director of Studies and an additional supervisor).
  • A combination of taught modules and personal supervision will support you in developing and conducting your extended research project.
  • Credits are determined by the supervisor and candidate depending on previous experience and the requirements of the proposed research project element.

Study Details:

ResM 12-18 months full time, 24-36 months part time

Module Details:

Year 1

Students taking this award complete a minimum of 40 credits of taught modules up to 120 credits maximum.

Taught credits typically include a research methods module, appropriate to discipline, and then further credits directly applicable to the subject area or methodological skills to be acquired. You are assigned a Director of Studies and an additional supervisor. Examination is by thesis and viva voce examination.

Credits are determined by the supervisor and candidate depending on previous experience and the requirements of the proposed research project element.

Fees

https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/study/fees/tuition-fees

Entry Requirements

You’ll usually need a 2:1 degree from a UK University or equivalent or an academic IELTS score of 7 (with no less than 6.5 in each component test area) or equivalent if you are a non-UK applicant.

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