Research course

Education - Research

University of Strathclyde · School of Education

Entry requirements

Contact Graduate School

Months of entry


Course content

The research interests of the School of Education fall into four main overlapping areas.

Professional learning:
Professional practitioners as learners: the initial, early and continuing professional education and development of teachers, childhood practitioners, social workers, youth workers, community learning and development practitioners, (and, possibly, other relevant professions across HASS).
Inter-professional collaboration and inter-agency working
Use of technology to support professional development and practice
Peer learning and mentoring
Internationally educated professionals
Educational policy and practice

Learning, teaching and curriculum:
Social and collaborative learning
Pedagogy and assessment
Language and literacies
Learning and development across the life course: early years to later life
Active learning and learner engagement
Learning, teaching and assessment in Higher Education
Science education
Mathematics education
Education for citizenship, creativity and sustainability
Digital information and communications technologies and education
Learners with additional support needs, including those with autistic spectrum disorders
Philosophy with children

Equity, diversity and social justice:
Children’s rights as individuals and citizens: provision, protection and participation
Childhood and society
Discrimination and equality in education
Bilingual learners
Educational inclusion, additional support needs and pastoral care
Children and families, including looked after children, children of migrant families and refugee and asylum seeking families

Children and childhood:
Child development
Children’s thinking and Philosophy with Children
Children’s University
Children’s voice and participation
Children’s human rights
Children and creativity
Children with autism
Early years
Ethnic minority and bilingual children
Looked after children
Poverty and social class and the impact on children’s lives
Technology and digital lives of children
The philosophy of child/childhood
The physical and emotional well-being of children

Qualification and course duration


full time
33 months


full time
12 months


part time
48 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Graduate School
0141 444 8455