Taught course

Education Research

Institution
Newcastle University · School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

This course is only available if you’re applying through the Northern Ireland and North East Doctoral Training Partnership (NINE DTP).

We are unable to accept applications from independent candidates.

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Months of entry

September

Course content

This master's in Education Research is ideal preparation for doctoral research in education.

You'll be able to relate debates and methodological principles in education research to broader issues in social science research and educational policy and practice.

You'll also acquire:

  • theoretical frameworks
  • knowledge
  • understanding
  • skills
  • aptitudes.

These are necessary to undertake advanced research in education.

You'll be a member of the Research Centre for Learning and Teaching at Newcastle University (CfLaT). You are encouraged to contribute to our education research culture. You can participate in events such as seminars, research teas and project dissemination events.

The course is recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as the first training year for students wishing to go on to study for a PhD under their 1+3 arrangements (master's degree plus PhD).

Staff in the education section work with staff in the ESRC Northern Ireland/North East (NINE) Doctoral Training Partnership and HASS.

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Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
Email
pgrecls@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 6569