About the course
Urbanisation, advances in technology and the drive towards sustainable living are all changing our world and transforming businesses. Architecture, design and the built environment disciplines need adaptable, multi-skilled and influential leaders to deliver a coherent and sustainable response to the challenges ahead. This MRes course gives students the opportunity to develop advanced research skills and apply them to an extended research project with either a technical, management or strategic focus. Depending on your chosen subject area, you will graduate with one of the following qualifications MRes ArchitectureMRes ConstructionMRes Real EstateMRes Product DesignThe course is suitable for students who have enjoyed the research components of their undergraduate degree and wish to prepare for a research-based career. It also offers excellent preparation for Doctoral study. Likewise, it is appropriate for people who are already working and who wish to either develop their research skills or undertake a research project to enhance their continued professional development.Real world research skillsYou will gain the confidence to work in creative and flexible and ways, and develop the ability to plan, produce and present rigorous, independent and theoretically informed studies. It also fosters the development of essential professional skills to enhance your employability, such as self-management, team work, problem solving and communication.The taught components of the course provide a balance between training in interdisciplinary research methods and subject specific research under the supervision of UWE Bristols active research specialists.For the final extended research project, you can choose to engage with ongoing research from one of UWE Bristols specialist research groups or to embark on a new project relating to or inspired by your particular interests. In either case, this may relate to your current or future employment.Flexible learning optionsThis Masters
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GBP 16,481
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3 Years
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Academic entry requirements
You must have successfully completed an United Kingdom Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school qualification)
Equivalent qualifications may also include a recognised post secondary diploma in the relevant discipline with the required grades.
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Starting Duration Fees Status Campus
September, 2023 Duration 3 Years Course fee GBP 15,250
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The University of the West of England (UWE) is a University Alliance educational institution that provides education at the undergraduate and masters level. The university offers over 600 programmes in several lucrative disciplines. Apart from this, UWE also offers many short-term and professional courses across fields, such as arts, health, science, business and technology. UWE has established strong relationships with several leading corporations like BBC, Rolls Royce, CERN and NHS. The research-oriented university has carried out several international and national level research programmes. UWE has earned several recognitions for its exceptional contribution to the field of education. The Guardian University League Tables ranked the philosophy programme of the university on the sixth position, and it placed the university on 28th position among the top 121 institutions in the country.
UWE maintains e Frenchay Campus, City Campus, Gloucester Campus, Glenside Campus and Hartpury University. The campuses offer several facilities to the students to ensure that they lead a well-balanced academic life. The Frenchay campus has the Engineering Building, Bristols Business School, Future Space and Health Tech Hub. The city campus is known to have the award-winning film studios and design studios. The Glenside campus is home to The Hub, which is a common recreational place for the students. Other amenities provided to the students are the skills simulation suite, crime scene house and several libraries.
With over 29,000 students and over 3,000 staff members, the university is among the most popular educational institutions in the country. In the academic session of 2017-2018, the number of full-time students was up to 23,305, and the number of part-time students calculated to be 7,427. The number of undergraduate students in the same academic session was 22,521. In 2017-2018, a total of 526 research programmes were carried out at the masters level.
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Glenside Campus - University of the West of England

Glenside Campus, UWE Bristol, Blackberry Hill, Fishponds, Bristol, BS16 1DD

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