Master of Research Humanities

  1. Awarding institution University of Stirling
  2. Teaching institution University of Stirling
  3. Programme accredited by The programme has been designed to meet the expectations of the AHRC Research Preparation Master's Scheme.
  4. Final award Masters / MRes
  5. Programme Title Master of Research Humanities
  6. UCAS code N/A
  7. Subject benchmark statement Relevant Subject Benchmark Statement: www.qaa.ac.uk/academicinfrastructure/benchmark
  8. Date of PS preparation/revision Sep 2005

9. Criteria for admission

Entry requirements: 

10. Educational aims of the programme

Advanced study and research training that is explicitly intended to provide and underpinning for further research at doctoral level. Students will be required to produce a dissertation or extended piece of work that contributes to the advancement of knowledge and understanding in the Arts and Humanities and which demonstrates proficiency as a researcher ready to proceed to doctoral level.

11. Intended learning outcomes

(Knowledge and understanding/Skills and other attributes/Professional practical skills/Transferable/key skills)

Knowledge and understanding

Subject-specific skills and other attributes

This will depend on the particular subject choice of students.

Generic skills and other attributes

12. Teaching, learning and assessment strategies

Learning will be largely self-directed, but under close supervision. Teaching will principally consist of individual supervision sessions and seminars, but may vary depending on the direction of study chosen by the student and agreed with the course director(s). Assessment will be by coursework assignments, including a substantial dissertation, and by presentation, and the compilation of a research log.

13. Programme structures and requirements, levels, modules, credits and awards

Programme Structure: http://calendar.stir.ac.uk/

14. Regulation of assessment

15. Support for students and their learning

The University has a wide range of support facilities, including:

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