Research course

Educational Studies

Institution
University of Birmingham · School of Education
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

The normal minimum entry qualification is an upper second-class honours degree from a recognised institution.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MRes in Educational Studies is a combined programme consisting of a taught element and a research element. The taught element consists of a number of core modules which are taken from the Doctoral Research Training programme. You will then complete a 20,000 words research dissertation.
The University is one of only 12 UK institutions to have been awarded 'Doctoral Training Centre' status by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the UK funding body for social sciences.
The taught element consists of the following core modules which are taken from the Doctoral Research Training programme.
Programme content
The core modules you will take are:
  • Introduction to Social Science Research (20 credits)
  • Research Design (20 credits)
  • Research Methods 1 (20 credits)
You will then complete a 20,000-word research dissertation.

Explore postgraduate study at Birmingham at one of our on-campus open days (Friday 13 November 2015 and Friday 4 March 2016). Register to attend at: www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgopendays

If you can’t make it to one of our on-campus open days, our virtual open days run regularly throughout the year. For more information, please visit: www.pg.bham.ac.uk

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,121 FT - £2,061 PT
International students
£13,680 FT

Please visit:

www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgfunding

Qualification and course duration

MRes

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiry Service
Email
postgraduate@contacts.bham.ac.uk
Phone
0121 414 5005