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  • Study Type

    Part time available

  • Subject Areas


  • Start Date


  • Course Duration

    2 years

  • Course Type

    MA, Other

  • Course Fees


  • Last Updated

    01 November 2018

Course content

This course, which is also the Faculty of Education's doctoral training programme, provides a broad-based training in educational research that aims to help students:

  • become familiar with an appropriate range of intellectual and methodological traditions within the field;
  • become skilled and critical readers of educational research;
  • develop knowledge in depth of some substantive areas of education and educational research;
  • develop their capacity to frame research questions and devise appropriate research designs;
  • develop confidence in using a range of both qualitative and quantitative approaches to gathering, analysing and interpreting evidence;
  • develop their skills in presenting research-based evidence and argument; and
  • gain practical experience of educational research through conducting a