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Applied Science, M.Res.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #1001 (WUR) Chester, United Kingdom
The Applied Science programme offered by the University of Chester provides ideal training for Science and Engineering students who wish to move onto a PhD course, or for students who wish to undertake frontier research, that would equip them with professional experience in lab environment and/or computational modelling.

Overview

Students work on a research project in their chosen discipline and grow to become accomplished in the latest scientific developments in their field of research.

The research staff ensure that all offered research projects are relevant to current industrial needs, providing highly employable skills to our graduates.

The Applied Science programme offered by the University of Chester comprises two taught modules at the start of the course before moving to the research component. 

You will choose your main discipline before joining the course, and this might include one of the following:

  • Natural Sciences and Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Computer Science

Careers service

The University has an award winning Careers and Employability service which provides a variety of employability-enhancing experiences; through the curriculum; through employer contact and through tailored group sessions and individual information, advice and guidance.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematical Modelling
  • Research Methods and ICT for Mathematics (core)
  • Integral Equations
  • Numerical Methods: Convergence and Stability Theory
  • Differential Equations and their Applications
  • Partial Differential Equations
  • Research Dissertation for Mathematics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    140 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • UK/EU - Applicants should normally possess an upper second class honours degree in any relevant discipline with additional emphasis placed upon the student's preparedness for study and performance at interview which will inform the selection process.  A lower second class degree may be mitigated by substantial relevant work experience. 
  • International - Students from countries outside the UK are expected to have entry qualifications roughly equivalent to UK A Level for undergraduate study and British Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) for postgraduate study. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12792 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12796 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4332 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4327 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Part-Time per year

  • EU/EEA - £2163 
  • NON-EU/EEA - £6398

Living costs for Chester

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

The University of Chester offers generous international and merit-based scholarships for both undergraduate and postgraduate study, providing a significant reduction to the published headline tuition fees. You will automatically be considered for these scholarships when submitting an application and any award given will be shown on your offer letter.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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