There is a balance between theory and practical application. The course includes skills training and reflection on personal experience, and those who are going on to MPhil/PhD work are encouraged to relate what they learn to their future research. Most of the teaching is in small groups and emphasises student engagement and discussion.
The MARM is an ESRC recognised Masters training course and all modules are designed and delivered in line within the ESRC's requirements. All modules include formative and summative assessment. The teaching is delivered in Terms 1 and 2. From Easter onwards you will work on your dissertation with the support of an allocated supervisor.
The MARM is composed of six core (compulsory) modules and a choice from three optional modules. The core modules total 150 credits and, in addition, you will take 30 credits from the optional modules adding up to a total of 180 credits. The course is delivered by the Department of Geography, the Department of Anthropology, the Department of Psychology and the Department of Sociology.
The Geography (Research Methods) MA course offered at Durham University is delivered jointly by the Department of Geography, the Department of Anthropology, the Department of Psychology and the Department of Sociology. Most of the teaching is in small groups and emphasises student engagement and discussion.
- Philosophy and Theory in Contemporary Human Geography
- Research Frontiers in Human Geography
- Using Geographical Skills and Techniques
- Perspectives on Social Research
- Fieldwork and Interpretation: Qualitative Research Methods
- 12 months
- 24 months
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DisciplinesGeography Educational Research View 293 other Masters in Educational Research in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Subject requirements, level and grade
- A Bachelors degree or higher in an arts or social science subject, of the required standard, to train in preparation for studying for the PhD. This course is partly taught and partly research-based and, if University conditions are met, leads to graduation with an MA degree. It is an approved course of the UK's Economic and Social Research Council. Full-time students must study for one year.
International21360 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 21360 GBP per year during 12 months.
National8700 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8700 GBP per year during 12 months.
Part Time Fees
- EU students: £4,800 per year
- Island students students: £11,800 per year
Living costs for Durham
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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