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Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

Education Studies

Course type

Research

Course Summary

An MPhil involves the exploration of a research topic and is typically studied over a shorter period of 1 year for a full-time student and 2 years for a part-time student. MPhil students are required to demonstrate a systematic understanding of knowledge and a critical awareness of current problems and/or new insights informed by the forefront of their discipline, field of study or professional practice. The Education department strives to be the most innovative in London. Based on the oldest teacher training colleges in the British Commonwealth – each with a radical history - we offer research-led programmes for teachers, youth and community workers, other education professionals and those with an interest in the academic study of Education and schooling. Our research is funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council, the Arts and Humanities Research Council, the British Academy, the Higher Education Academy and many other organisations and charities. We are committed to working locally and globally and the impact of our research reflects that aspiration.

Areas of study include: Pedagogy and learning, Specific curriculum areas, including: science, mathematics, English and physical education, ICT and education, Teachers’ (and related professionals’) professional learning, Students’ perspectives on schooling, The nature and value of educational theory, Social justice and education, Educational leadership and management
Equity and inclusion in education, The impact if education policies on educational practice and outcomes.

Different course options

Full time | Brunel University London | 1 year | OCT

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

OCT

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Students will need to pay £4,260 for the entry 2018/19. There might be a slight increase in fees for the entry 2019/20.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£16,850

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

The general University entrance requirement for registration for a research degree is normally a First or Upper Second Class Honours degree.