Research course


University of Warwick · Centre for Education Studies

Entry requirements

2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent).

Months of entry


Course content

The Master’s Degree by Research allows you to examine one area of education in depth and is focused on producing a 40,000-word dissertation. This is an alternative route to gaining a Master’s level qualification, which appeals to students with a clear focus for their study.

The Centre for Education Studies (CES) is proud of the diversity and excellence of research undertaken in the centre. We have a wide range of disciplinary and methodological expertise in education research both qualitative and quantitative. We are committed to interdisciplinarity in education studies and welcome research students who wish to pursue multidisciplinary research by supporting joint supervision with other Warwick departments.

Areas for research supervision include:

  • Cultural and Creative Learning;
  • Religions and Education;
  • Childhood;
  • Educational Leadership and Management;
  • Higher Education;
  • Life Sciences Education and Publics’ Understanding;
  • Mathematics Education;
  • Philosophy of Education;
  • Public and Social Significance of Religion;
  • and New Technologies for Teaching and Learning.

Information for international students

For guidance on English language requirements, please visit our website.

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,191 (estimated)
International students

There are several funding opportunities available for students applying for this course. These include external awards, wider University awards and departmental scholarships. Details can be found here:

Qualification and course duration


part time
24-36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)24 7652 4585