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  Educational Research MSc


Online University of Exeter    School of Education

Full time & Part time September MSc See Programme Description
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Embark on a transformative journey with our Educational Research MSc programme, designed to equip you with essential social science research skills applicable across various contexts. Delve into a specific field of education within a robust research framework, under the guidance of esteemed scholars. Aspiring doctoral researchers and individuals seeking to enhance their educational research expertise will find this programme tailored to their needs. Gain a profound understanding of interpretive research, honing your planning and execution skills. Through a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical application, you will master the art of communicating research effectively. Whether you choose full-time on-campus study or opt for part-time or distance learning, our flexible approach ensures a seamless learning experience. With entry requirements accommodating diverse academic backgrounds and teaching experience, we welcome applicants with a passion for educational research. Join us and unlock a world of opportunities for professional growth and academic excellence.

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Overview

  • You’ll acquire general social science research skills that can be used in different contexts and applied to a variety of problems
  • Opportunities to specialise in a particular field of education within a research preparation framework
  • Relevant to students who are interested in doctoral research or wish to develop their educational research knowledge and skills or study a specific area of education
  • You will join an active and vibrant research community studying with some of the leading scholars in their disciplines and be taught by senior staff who are all engaged in educational research
  • You will be equipped with a range of academic, personal and professional skills that will prepare you confidently for employment, future study or training for professional practice

Course content

The overall purpose of this MSc is to prepare you for the independent conduct of educational research. You will acquire general social science research skills that can be used in different contexts and applied to a variety of problems, and also have the opportunity to specialise in a particular field of education within a research preparation framework.

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Entry Requirements

You will be expected to have obtained a first degree equivalent to at least a UK 2:1 Honours in a relevant area such as social sciences, humanities or management, and to have demonstrable interest in educational research.

If you have a high 2:2 or equivalent, are coming from a different academic background which is equivalent to degree level, or have relevant teaching experience, we would welcome your application.

Applicants are also required to meet our English language requirements. Please see our website for details.




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