Educational Research MRes

Online University of Stirling    Education and Social Sciences

Full time & Part time September MRes, PGCert, PGDip 12 months full-time, 27 months part-time Award winner
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Immerse yourself in the world of educational research with the Educational Research MRes programme at our esteemed institution. This ESRC-recognised course is tailored to equip you with a diverse skill set essential for a successful career in educational research or further doctoral studies. Delve into a comprehensive curriculum under the guidance of top academics, where you will master research design, data analysis, and digital methodologies. Engage with cutting-edge research projects and gain a deeper understanding of theoretical and ethical aspects of educational research. The programme offers a structured course with six core modules and the opportunity to undertake a 15,000-word dissertation. With a minimum requirement of a second-class Honours degree or equivalent, this programme welcomes applicants with relevant work experience. Stand out in the field of educational research with our ESRC-accredited course, enhancing your employability and opening doors to a myriad of career opportunities.

About the course

This innovative Masters course, recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), prepares you for a career in educational research, whether you plan to go on to a doctorate or take your research in other directions.

Under the expert guidance of our team of leading academics, you’ll develop a broad range of research skills. You’ll learn to design and plan research projects and collect, analyse, interpret and report qualitative and quantitative data. By the time you graduate you’ll have a deeper understanding of the theoretical, ethical, political and comparative aspects of carrying out educational research.

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Entry Requirements

A minimum of a second class Honours degree (2:1 preferred) or equivalent. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply.

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