Entry requirements

You will be expected to have obtained a first degree equivalent to at least a UK 2:1 Honours in a relevant area such as Social Sciences, Humanities or Management, and to have demonstrable interest in educational research.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our well established MSc in Educational Research is recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as meeting their current training guidelines for the preparation of doctoral students.

The overall purpose of this MSc is to prepare you for the independent conduct of educational research. You will acquire general social science research skills that can be used in different contexts and applied to a variety of problems, and also have the opportunity to specialise in a particular field of education within a research preparation framework.

Information for international students

If you are an international student, please visit our international equivalency pages to enable you to see if your existing academic qualifications meet our entry requirements.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic)

Overall score 6.5. No less than 6.0 in any section.

TOEFL IBT*

Overall score 90 with minimum scores of 21 for writing, 21 for listening, 22 for reading and 23 for speaking.

Pearson Test of English (Academic)

58 with no less than 55 in all communicative skills.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,500 (full-time) £3,750 (part-time)
International students
£16,500 (full-time) £8,250 (part-time)

Learn more at the fees and funding page.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

distance learning
12-24 months
part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
SSIS Student Recruitment Office
Email
ssis-admissions@exeter.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1392 723192