Taught course

Action Research for Education

Institution
University of Huddersfield · Department of Education and Community Studies
Qualifications
MAPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally:

  • An Honours degree (2:2 or above) or an equivalent professional qualification. You also need to be in a work role which relates to learning/training.

  • Experience of teaching, training or working in a relevant organisation in education or in a related sector.

Months of entry

September

Course content

If you’re currently working within the field of education, training or youth work and looking to progress your skills, specifically focusing on research and evaluation, then this course could be for you. You’ll develop your understanding of how action research leads to improvements in learning and awareness of how effective personal development can contribute to raising standards within teaching/training professions and ultimately on learner achievements. The course is tailored around you – choose from a range of options to match your role, experience or organisation to help you progress as an informed, reflective and inspirational practitioner.

This course combines making a difference in your particular teaching/training context with learning about how to undertake research in a systematic and rigours manner.

You’ll be taught by an outstanding team of teachers; in fact we are ranked in the top ten for Education in the Guardian University Guide (2017) for the seventh consecutive year. You’ll also have access to our extensive professional and academic network which feeds directly into course design and delivery and to excellent facilities and specialist equipment.

You'll be supported by our Academic Skills Tutor to help develop your ability to write effectively at masters level.

Titles of work undertaken by students on this course have included:
• How important is Induction to a successful student learning experience?
• How do I foster resilience in Trainee Teachers in Further Education?

Fees and funding

UK students
Details of the part-time fees can be found at http://www.hud.ac.uk/postgraduate/fees-and-finance/#fees-2017-18
International students
If you are an international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available.

In 2018/19 the part-time tuition fee for UK and EU postgraduate students on this course will be £540 per 15 credit module and £1,080 per 30 credit module.

For the two-year route, you complete 90 credits per year (3x 30 credit modules in Year 1 and 1x 30 credit module plus 1x 60 credit dissertation in Year 2).

For the three-year route, you complete 60 credits per year (2x 30 credit modules in Year 1 and 2, and 1x 60 credit dissertation in Year 3).

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK/EU students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see our Fees and Finance pages. Please note that tuition fees for subsequent years of study may rise in line with inflation (RPI-X).

If you are an international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages pages for full details of tuition fees and support available.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
36 months

PGDip

part time
24 months

PGCert

part time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries (D246)
Email
sepd@hud.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1484 478249