If you are new to postgraduate level study we recommend that you take Developing research skills in science (S825) as your first module. You should take the MSc project module (S810) last.
To gain this qualification, you need 180 credits as follows:
120 credits of optional modules from List A:
List A: Optional modules
Developing research skills in science (S825)
Molecules in medicine (S807)
Earth science: a systems approach (S808)
Concept to clinic (S827)
Introduction to mental health science (S826)
Space science (S818)
Or, subject to the rules about excluded combinations, the discontinued modules BS811, DS871, ES821, S802, S803, S804, S809, S811, S819, S820, SD805, SD815, SEH806, SH804.
Or 90 credits from List A plus 30 credits from List B:
List B: Optional modules
Capacities for managing development (T878)
Making environmental decisions (T891)
Managing for sustainability (T867)
Project management (M815)
The critical researcher: educational technology in practice (H819)
The networked practitioner (H818)
Or, subject to the rules about excluded combinations, the discontinued modules D830, D831, D832, D843, E827, E845, ET821, H804, H805, T830, T833, T834, T835, T838, T839, T860, T861, T862, T863, TXX861, TUXX863
a 60-credit compulsory module:
MSc project module (S810)
You should note that the University's unique study rule applies to this qualification. This means that you must include at least 60 credits from OU modules that have not been counted in any other OU qualification that has previously been awarded to you.
The modules quoted in this description are currently available for study. However, as we review the curriculum on a regular basis, the exact selection may change over time.