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Research Methods (Education)

Durham University

12 months
Duration
21360 GBP/year
8700 GBP/year
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About

The Research Methods (Education) MA course offered by Durham University is designed for students interested in theoretical and empirical understanding of research in social science and as well as those who plan to pursue doctoral level studies in the field of Education.

Overview

Description

The course is recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as providing suitable training for this purpose, and the course is one of the named routes on the MA in Research Methods. It is a Social Sciences faculty degree that involves other departments within the University.

This Research Methods (Education) MA course offered by Durham University delivers high-quality research methods for learning in education. The focus is on understanding research designs for conducting and evaluating rigorous research. The course includes training in the use of research tools for analysing and interpreting research data with detailed discussion on formulating research questions, innovative research designs, and developing theoretical understanding of concepts in social science research. 

The course is conducted at a cross-faculty level and modules are taught within the School of Education, the Department of Sociology, the Department of Psychology, the School of Government and International Affairs (SGIA), and the Department of Anthropology. This provides you with the opportunity to come into contact not only with researchers from different disciplines but also with other students studying research methods in different disciplines across the Social Sciences.

Programme Structure

Examples of optional modules:

  • Statistical Exploration and Reasoning 
  • Qualitative Methods in Social Science 
  • Fieldwork and Interpretation 
  • Quantitative Methods in Social Science 
  • Applied Statistics 
  • Systematic Review 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Subject requirements, level and grade

  • An honours degree at 2:1 (or equivalent). Significant relevant experience will also be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21360 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21360 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8700 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part Time Fees

  • Home/Island Student: £4,800.00 per year
  • International non-EU/EU Student: £11,800.00 per year

Living costs for Durham

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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