Taught course

Foundation Research Methods in Education

Institution
University of Warwick · Centre for Education Studies
Qualifications
PGA

Entry requirements

2:ii undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject.

Months of entry

October

Course content

This postgraduate award is made up of one module. This module will provide you with knowledge and understanding of the theoretical and methodological issues involved in conceptualising and designing educational research. It includes both general and specific aspects of research training including key dimensions of qualitative and quantitative research, their applications, understanding of relational aspects between them, and appreciation of the politics and ethics of doing educational research.

The module is designed to contextualise educational research, in terms of its theoretical, epistemological and methodological underpinnings, for a broad cross section of students, enabling you to understand different facets of educational research in an integrated and coherent fashion.

The aim of the assessment method is to lead to research design and dissertation planning. In addition, practical skills are built into the module, through workshops, seminars and tutorials, designed to develop library, software, web and applied IT search skills, and research skills relevant to your needs and interests. This module can be taken either in person or online.

Information for international students

English Language requirement: Band A. For more guidance on English language requirements please visit this page.

Fees and funding

UK students
£1,430
International students
£2,960

For more information on funding please visit our Postgraduate fees and funding page.

Qualification and course duration

PGA

part time
3 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pgadmissions2@warwick.ac.uk