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Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Education Studies Teaching / Training (General)

Course type


Course Summary

The largest concentration of researchers in education in a Scottish university and our research covers all aspects of education and learning from pre-school to higher and lifelong learning - plus sport and related fields. Moray House School of Education staff are able to provide supervision on a wide range of topics within the fields of education, recreation management, sociology of sport, sports science and counselling. Many opportunities exist for interdisciplinary research.

Different course options

Full time | The University of Edinburgh | 1 year | JAN

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



The research dissertation is a major piece of work that requires significant time and commitment from the student. Through the dissertation the student has the opportunity to identify a research or professional practice issue related to the research cluster named in the chosen MSc (R) programme, and undertake an independent research study to address it. Where appropriate, students will have the opportunity to link with existing research projects in one of Moray House School of Education's research groups or centres, or external partner organisations.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have a UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a related subject is normally required.

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