Taught course

Social and Educational Research MSc

University of Aberdeen · School of Education

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Months of entry


Course content


The programme gives you a very useful set of skills to develop your own social and educational research from. If you are from a background such as education, social services, development and other interdisciplinary areas this programme provides you with valuable research experience to develop your ability to collect, analyse and share research findings.You learn the main areas of research including qualitative and quantitative methods of collating knowledge and data analysis specific to social research methods.

You learn:

  • Rigorous research project design
  • Epistomological and Ontological methods that underpin social and educational research
  • Collecting data by mixed qualitative and quantitative methods
  • Data Analysis and application to education and social research


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Quick Facts

  • Start Date – September
  • Delivery – Campus
  • Study Options – Full Time, Part Time
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Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

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