Qualify as a Master of Research in Education and Society at Liverpool John Moores University
and gain a fascinating insight into research theory and frameworks, with the opportunity to progress to PhD study.
•Available to study full time (one year) or part time (two years)
•A valuable foundation for progression to PhD-level study
•Study key theoretical concepts and frameworks relevant to research in education and the social sciences
•Learn from staff with outstanding practical and theoretical expertise
•Enjoy interesting, stimulating and lively sessions
•Enhance your career options with a host of transferable skills
•This course will only run subject to minimum numbers
The programme can be studied as a ‘stand-alone’ qualification or can feed directly into PhD programmes. It offers a dynamic, in-depth framework for research training, supporting new and intermediate research students.
The curriculum investigates the philosophies and paradigms used by social science researchers as well as practical competencies and skills in qualitative, quantitative and mixed method approaches to research. There is also a strong focus on the debate of key ethical issues.
Each module involves around 25 hours of timetabled study, supported by 40 hours of self-guided learning. Students currently meet on Fridays, Saturdays and Wednesday mornings.
You will enjoy group support, one-to-one sessions, personal reading guidance and extended written feedback on all of your work.
Based at the IM Marsh campus in the leafy suburb of Aigburth, you will have access to learning and computer resource centres and an on-site library. You can also use the city centre Avril Robarts library which is open 24/7 during semesters.
You will need an Honours degree (minimum 2:2) in a relevant subject area (e.g. education, sociology, psychology, health).This course will only run subject to minimum numbers.