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Social Research in Education MRes

Key information
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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Social Research Sociology Of Education Education Research

Course type

Research

Course Summary

The course focused study of research methods applicable to educational settings and educational enquiry. You are equipped and encouraged to develop an in-depth understanding of research methods, research design, and the cultural and ethical contexts in which educational research takes place. The course helps you to develop advanced qualitative and quantitative research skills, which support you in starting or enhancing a career in research or as a senior professional able to support others in research endeavours, for example in schools

We focus on research design, which enables you to select appropriate approaches and methods to carry out investigations. It provides you with the opportunity to develop intellectual and practical skills, along with the ability to analyse and communicate complex ideas, and creatively plan and manage an independent postgraduate research project in education. It also equips you with the necessary skills to undertake further doctoral study.

Graduates of the course are equipped to pursue careers in educational research, as research officers working for educational bodies such as local authorities, as contract researchers, or as project officers working on funded projects in higher education or research institutes.

Different course options

Full time | University of Winchester | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

The dissertation enables students present a detailed and critical reflective analysis of the use of one or more approaches to researching. In preparation for the award of MRes (Masters in Social Research in Education), students will focus on the research methodology to develop their understanding of research in social contexts. Students will be supported by a dissertation supervisor in the preparation of their work.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£6,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,300

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have a first or second-class Honours degree or professional experience in the area of study.