MRes (Master of Research) in Medical Sciences


NFQ Level 9, Major Award

The MRes in Medical Sciences is a combined research and teaching programme with advanced tuition in skills in health sciences research which is taken full-time over 12 months, or part-time over 24 months, from the date of first registration for the programme.

Students undertake a total workload equivalent to 90 credits over the 12-month (full-time) or 24-month (part-time) programme, the principal element of which is the completion of a major research thesis of approximately 20,000 words. In parallel, students must take and pass taught modules to the value of 20 credits.

See also Procedures for Submission and Examination of Research Masters Degrees.

Programme Requirements

For information about modules, module choice, options and credit weightings, please go to Programme Requirements