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, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    part time
    27 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    full time
    9 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    21 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    part time
    16 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    4 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Phone
+44(0) 1786 466655