This award is made up of one module and will provide you with knowledge and understanding of the theoretical and methodological issues involved in conceptualising and designing educational research. It includes general and specific aspects of research training including key dimensions of qualitative and quantitative research, their applications, understanding of relational aspects between them, and appreciation of the politics and ethics of doing educational research.
It is designed to contextualise educational research, in terms of its theoretical, epistemological and methodological underpinnings, for a broad cross section of students, enabling you to understand different facets of educational research in an integrated and coherent fashion.
- Religions and Education (Distance Learning) (MA PGCert)
- Religions, Society and Education (Islamic Education) (MA)
- Psychology and Education (MA)
- Islamic Education (PGA)
- Global Education and International Development (MA)
- Educational Studies (MA)
- Educational Leadership and Management (MA)
- Educational Innovation (MA)
- Drama and Theatre Education (MA)
- Drama Education and English Language Teaching (MA)
- Childhood in Society (MA)
- Foundation Research Methods in Education (in person)
- OR Foundation Research Methods in Education (online)
* The modules mentioned above may be subject to change. Please read our terms and conditions for more detailed information.
Depending on which module you select, the course is either delivered entirely online, through a dedicated distance learning portal or face to face with weekly lectures. For the online variant, you will use a mixture of online text extracts and journals, and will undertake regular tasks alongside their end of module assignments. Support will be given via email with your subject tutor. Alternatively the course will be delivered through a variety of teaching methods: lectures, seminars, discussions, presentations and case studies.
Programmes within the Centre for Education Studies are assessed through a variety of methods depending on the module choices each student makes. For detailed information on individual modules please visit the website.
Our graduates may progress into roles in areas such as: Global Education, International Development and Further Study.
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Full-time: 1 term
2:ii undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject
English Language Requirements
IELTS overall score of 6.5, minimum component scores not below 6.0.
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Additional Course Costs
No additional course costs.
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