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Education, M.Res.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #591 (QS) ,
The Education programme at Kingston University is designed for professionals who work with children, young people, families and adults in a range of educational settings, such as children's centres, nurseries, schools, colleges and universities, as well as consultancies, advisory services, museums, prisons and hospitals.

About

The Education programme at Kingston University is relevant to education professionals who are keen to develop advanced knowledge and understanding of research methods in education. Taught sessions will focus upon deepening your existing understanding of professional practice and critically examine the challenges within your sector allowing you to explore your role, setting, and interprofessional working as a research-informed practitioner.

Where this course will take you

The MRes (Ed) will help advance your learning, research and practice skills in a wide variety of education-related settings.

This programme helps to develop your employability skills as facilitators, co-ordinators, mediators and leaders of research-engaged professional practice.

It enables you to undertake a role of a researching professional in education-related contexts and practitioner research, and to lead collaborative learning networks for education. Applicants for practitioner research posts will benefit from the programme.

Programme Structure

Modules

  • Perspectives on Policy, Practice and Professionalism 
  • Current Issues in Reflective Practice and Interprofessionalism
  • Research Methods for Professional Practice 
  • Designing a Research Proposal 
  • Research Dissertation 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Please note: there is no official deadline for applications, but we recommend that you apply by June for September entry and by October for January entry.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    150 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Schedule IELTS

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Candidates are normally required to have a honours degree and/or further qualifications relating to working with children, young people and families in a professional or interprofessional setting. Candidates will be able to demonstrate a commitment to professional learning in the fields of children's care or education. Candidates without these requirements may be invited to submit a portfolio for RPL assessment in order to demonstrate possible eligibility for entry.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7550 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3170 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3170 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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