Masters by Research

Often studied as a stepping stone to a PhD, this course involves undertaking a research project and will include training in research methods relevant to your chosen discipline.

Why do a Masters by Research?

A Masters by Research is a good test to see whether you enjoy research before committing yourself to, and finding funding for, a full PhD.

It also offers useful training in research methods if you wish to work outside academia, but in an area which involves research.

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MSc by Research

The following pathways allow you to research your chosen subject interests within the MSc by Research Social and Applied Sciences:

How to apply

Follow our step-by-step guide to apply for a research degree.  

A 20% postgraduate discount

UK and EU Christ Church alumni are eligible for a 20% discount on self-funded Masters by Research.


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