University of Huddersfield: Architecture and the Built Environment (MA (Res))

InstitutionUniversity of Huddersfield View institution profile
Department Art Design and Architecture - General (TADA)
Web https://www.hud.ac.uk/postgraduate/
Email researchdegrees@hud.ac.uk
Telephone +44 (0)1484 472625
Study type Research

Summary

A Master's by Research (MA) allows you to undertake a one year (full-time) research degree. It contains little or no formal taught component. This type of study gives you the chance to explore a research topic over a shorter time than a more in-depth doctoral programme.

Research Master's students choose a specific project to work on and have a greater degree of independence in their work than is the case with a taught Master's course.

You'll be expected to work to an approved programme of work which you will develop in conjunction with your supervisor within the first few months of starting your studies. Whilst undertaking the research project you will also have the opportunity to develop your research skills by taking part in training courses and events.

You will be appointed a main supervisor who will normally be part of a supervisory team, comprising up to three members to advise and support you on your project.

At the end of the project you'll write up your findings in the form of a short thesis of around 25,000 words, which will then be examined.

On successful completion, you will be awarded your degree and if you have enjoyed this taste of research you may then decide to apply for the full research doctoral degree (PhD).

6 course options

Qualification MA (Res)
Level RQF Level 7
Entry requirements

The normal entry requirements for enrolment on a MA by Research is an upper second honours degree (2:1) from a UK university or a qualification of an equivalent standard, in a discipline appropriate to that of the proposed programme to be followed.

For applicants whose first language or language of instruction is not English you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification (the minimum of IELTS 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable).

Location Main Site
Queensgate
Huddersfield
HD1 3DH

Fees

EU 4280 GBP for Year 1
England 4280 GBP for Year 1
Northern Ireland 4280 GBP for Year 1
Scotland 4280 GBP for Year 1
Wales 4280 GBP for Year 1
International 14000 GBP for Year 1

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About the University of Huddersfield
The University of Huddersfield has a student population of around 20,000 students, with over 4,500 postgraduate students and researchers, and a large international community of students who come from over 120 different countries. There are around 1,350 postgraduate research students across campus.

Huddersfield is located in the heart of England. It is 2 hours from London, 30 minutes from Manchester and 20 minutes from Leeds by train.

Excellence in Teaching
The University of Huddersfield is a gold-rated university in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The institution is number one ...

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