2:ii undergraduate degree (or equivalent).
Please make sure you check the full course details online before you apply.
Months of entry
This award is made up of one module that will help you understand, design and carry out research in the field of Education. It is suitable for anyone who is interested in researching any aspect of Education – whether you are a practitioner who is looking to apply research to practice or someone who is interested in researching Education from a more theoretical perspective.
The Postgraduate Award in Research Methods in Education will provide you with knowledge and understanding of the theoretical and methodological issues involved in conceptualising and designing educational research.
It includes 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.
Information for international students
You can find out more about our English language requirements. This course requires the following:
- Band B
- IELTS score to 7 overall, two at 6.0/6.5 & rest 7.0+
Fees and funding
For more information on funding please visit our Postgraduate fees and funding page.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- part time2 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
This course is 10 weeks long
Course contact details
- Education Studies
- (0)24 7652 3800