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  • Study Type

    Part time available

  • Subject Areas

    Education

  • Start Date

    September, March

  • Course Duration

    2 years part time

  • Course Type

    MRes

  • Course Fees

    website

  • Last Updated

    23 October 2019

Choose Kingston's Master of Research (Education)

The MRes Education is designed for professionals who work with children, young people, families and adults in a range of educational settings, such as children's centres, nurseries, schools, colleges and universities, as well as consultancies, advisory services, museums, prisons and hospitals.

This programme is relevant to education professionals who are keen to develop advanced knowledge and understanding of research methods in education. Taught sessions will focus upon deepening your existing understanding of professional practice and critically examine the challenges within your sector allowing you to explore your role, setting, and interprofessional working as a research-informed practitioner.

It helps you acquire the knowledge, confidence and attributes needed to:

  • complete a research project focussing upon your specific area of interest
  • become a research-engaged self-improving education professional
  • undertake, facilitate and lead enquiry in an educational setting
  • progress towards studying for a doctoral degree

What will you study?

The MRes has a strong focus on the interface of research, practice and professional learning in education-related fields of enquiry and offers an excellent foundation for the research-engaged professional.

Through a carefully structured taught programme you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the relationship between practice-oriented knowledge, professional identity, institutional priorities and evidence based practice. You will develop your knowledge and skills of research methods in education and how to conduct research ethically.

The ‘capstone' of the programme involves the undertaking of a research dissertation allowing you to put into practice your developed skills, knowledge and understanding of research. Throughout the programme, you will be encouraged to participate as part of a professional learning community; sharing experiences and ideas in order to contribute to research cultures within and beyond your professional setting.

Assessment

Coursework assignments, including essays, poster, research proposal and research dissertation.

March entry is ONLY for those applicants who already hold 60 Masters level credits – before making an application please contact the programme administrator .


Visit the Education (MRes) page on the Kingston University website for more details!

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