This innovative Educational Research course from University of Stirling prepares you for a career in educational research, whether you plan to go on to a doctorate or take your research in other directions.
Under the expert guidance of our team of leading academics, you’ll develop a broad range of research skills. You’ll learn to design and plan research projects and collect, analyse, interpret and report qualitative and quantitative data. By the time you graduate you’ll have a deeper understanding of the theoretical, ethical, political and comparative aspects of carrying out educational research.
The course also covers digital methodologies, and you’ll be involved with cutting-edge research projects currently being carried out by staff in the Faculty of Social Sciences.
Our Masters in Educational Research improves the career prospects of researchers in education, training and related subjects, and professionals who need to understand and commission research in these fields. It’s valuable preparation for doctoral research in education, and is recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as meeting its criteria for postgraduate research training that helps students improve their employability while learning core research skills.
- Open up a wide range of future possibilities in educational research
- ESRC accreditation helps to broaden your opportunities after graduating
- Benefit from our strong focus on employability
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- Nature of Educational Enquiry
- Research Design and Process
- Quantitative Data Analysis
- Theory & Methods of Digital Social Research
- The Nature of Social Enquiry
- Qualitative Data Analysis
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- 12 months
- 27 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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International applicants requiring a student visa are advised to apply at least eight weeks in advance of the start date.
DisciplinesEducation Sociology Educational Research View 735 other Masters in Education in United Kingdom
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- A minimum of a second class Honours degree (2:1 preferred) or equivalent. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply.
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International17275 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17275 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National7100 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7100 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.