University of Portsmouth: Technology

InstitutionUniversity of Portsmouth View institution profile
Department Faculty of Technology
Telephone 023 9284 5566
Study type Taught


If you want to take your studies in technology to postgraduate level then our MRes Technology degree – a flexible postgraduate taught course, during which you'll complete a large research project – is for you.

Taught in our Faculty of Technology, this course is recognised for its research into cosmology, artificial intelligence, healthcare and computing, engineering, and mathematics.

You'll develop strong skills in research planning, and expertise in your chosen area in the field of technology. When you graduate, you'll be in a strong position to pursue a career in technology, or progress to further postgraduate research, or research related positions.

You can study this course over 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time as a campus-based learner or by distance learning.

What you'll experience
On this course, you'll:
Learn from expert staff and researchers with extensive expertise, many of whom are research active in their field
Get skilled in lab, computer and field techniques through a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials, workshops and practical sessions
Use our multi-platform network suites and extensive laboratory facilities, including a mobile computing lab to develop Android and iOS apps, usability lab with eye tracking, analogue electronics and control engineering lab, and telecommunications and signal processing lab
Access our extensive library resources and get help with tricky problems at our Maths Cafe
Carry out an independent research project in one of the following schools: Computing, Engineering, Maths, Civil Engineering and Surveying, or Cosmology and Gravitation.
Work experience and career planning
We'll help you to identify placements, internships, voluntary roles and opportunities that will complement your studies.

When you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work.

After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Careers and opportunities
If you're considering further doctoral studies, or planning a career in technology or research, you'll pick up the skills and experience you need on this course.

Career opportunities include:

Research assistant
Graduate teaching
General research
PhD study
We'll provide you with as much support as possible in finding employment through close industrial contacts, careers events, recruitment fairs and individual advice.

Master of Research - MRes

University of Portsmouth

We are the University of Portsmouth: a new breed of university, dedicated to your personal growth and development. Our horizons are broad. Our instinct is to explore. Our promise is to inspire.

Taught qualification or independent research? On-campus teaching or online part-time study? At Portsmouth, you can choose from a wide range of subjects and modes of study.




Why Portsmouth?

  • No.21 university in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2020)
  • Outstanding Gold-rated teaching for our students (TEF)
  • Dedicated Graduate School supporting all research students
  • 82% satisfaction with research degree experience (PRES POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH EXPERIENCE SURVEY 2019)
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