MRes in the Politics and Economics of Eastern Europe
The MRes in the Politics and Economics of Eastern Europe is a one-year, research training degree in methods and approaches for studying politics, economics and society in post-communist Europe. It is intended primarily for applicants planning to do a PhD or MPhil or make a professional career in research and who already have some background in the social sciences.
Students requiring to learn a language for their proposed research should consider the two-year MRes in East European Studies programme which provides broad interdisciplinary training and language tuition.
- ESRC Doctoral Training Awards: SSEES will support strong (social science) candidates who wish to apply for the MRes plus PhD programme, which consists of 1 year for the MRes, plus 3 years for the PhD (the so-called 1+3 scheme). Interested applicants should contact us early to discuss their application. Deadline for submission of the UCL admissions application and statement of intent to apply for the specific ESRC award at SSEES: 25 January 2013.
- For students from the US: Fieldwork in an Eastern European country during your dissertation research may be supported through the IREX 'Individual Advanced Research Opportunities' Scheme.
Students on the one year MRes must take 180 credits during the year, comprising 60 specialist research methods training credits, 15 specialist electives and a free-standing dissertation worth 105 credits. In addition, all MRes students are expected to attend internal and external Research Seminars and Workshops.
MRes Politics and Economics
At least an Upper Second Honours degree or equivalent. For papers in certain course options, appropriate background knowledge in the relevant subject is expected and there are special language requirements for certain papers.
Non-native English speakers must provide evidence of English proficiency - 'good' level in accordance with UCL English language requirements.
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