Taught course

Educational Research

Institution
University of Stirling · Faculty of Social Sciences
Qualifications
MResPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

A minimum of a second class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This innovative course prepares you for doctoral studies and a career in Educational Research through a series of taught modules and a dissertation. Under the expert guidance of a team of leading academics you will learn the skills of research, from conception through to design, methodology and data collection, to analysis, interpretation and dissemination. As part of the course you will engage closely with cutting edge research projects currently being undertaken by Education staff in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your English language skills:

  • IELTS: 6.5 overall with 6.0 in speaking and listening and 6.5 in reading and writing.
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): Grade C
  • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): Grade B
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic): 60 with 56 in each component
  • IBT TOEFL: 90 with no subtest less than 20

Qualification and course duration

MRes

part time
27 months
online
12-27 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

online
9-21 months
full time
9 months
part time
21 months

PGCert

online
4-16 months
part time
16 months
full time
4 months

Course contact details

Phone
+44(0) 1786 466655