Cardiff Metropolitan University

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: Cardiff Metropolitan University (Prifysgol Metropolitan Caerdydd)

Research Stroke (Research)

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Course summary

Pathways available: Master of Research (Biomedical Science) – MRes / PGCert Master of Research (Psychology) – MRes / PGCert ​​Master of Research (Health) - MRes / PGCert Master of Research (Strength & Conditioning) - MRes / PGCert Master of Research (Stroke) - MRes / PGCert Master of Research (Critical social sciences of sport, health and education) - MRes / PGCert ​The Master of Research (MRes) programme provides high quality and professionally relevant training in research methods and analysis for health, psychology and biomedical science graduates. Through the taught modules students will develop their research skills, including critically appraising literature, developing research proposals, laboratory techniques, project management, presenting findings (through oral, written and digital media) and applying for funding. Students will be introduced to a wide range of methodologies and practical techniques relevant to their discipline. Training will be provided in research governance and ethical procedures to ensure students are prepared for work as professional researchers. Students will conduct two substantial research studies in a topic of their choice, supervised by experienced members of academic staff. These studies will be written up in the form of journal articles and will form a substantial component of the credits for the MRes award. This award prepares you for a future in research and progression on to PhD studies.

Assessment method

Each module has its own form of assessment. The majority of modules are assessed via coursework, including research reviews, reports, essays and presentations. The dissertation will be written up in the format of two journal articles.


Entry requirements

A good honours degree (normally 2.1 or above) in a health or social science subject is normally required. However, applicants with relevant professional experience or qualifications are welcomed and will be considered individually. International Applicants: Students whose first language is not English will need to provide evidence of fluency to at least an IELTS 6.0 standard or equivalent. For full details about how to apply and English Language qualifications please visit the International pages on the website. Selection Procedure: Once your application has been received you will be invited for a short meeting with the Programme Director to discuss the course in more detail and consider which is the most appropriate programme route to suit your background and future needs.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £1225 Module
England £1225 Module
Northern Ireland £1225 Module
Scotland £1225 Module
Wales £1225 Module

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Research Stroke at Cardiff Metropolitan University - UCAS