University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

Social and Educational Research

The programme seeks to provide education and training in the philosophy, traditions and techniques of social/educational research including opportunities to gain knowledge, understanding and skills in quantitative and qualitative methods and in transferable skills to enable participants to communicate research findings to a wide range of audiences.

Entry requirements

Applicants will be graduates or able to provide evidence that they can work at postgraduate level. They must have relevant experience and be able to undertake studies and related developments in their workplace setting or other appropriate agency. 2 academic references are required. English proficiency is required.

Course modules

Modules include: Social/educational research (policy and practice); introduction to educational research design; quantitative and qualitative methods and data analysis in education; philosophical and methodological perspectives in research design; educational research design (method, analysis and interpretation); research dissemination; dissertation.

Assessment methods

A variety of forms of formative and summative assessment is used throughout the programme.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Whole course (England) 36 months
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Whole course (International) 36 months
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 36 months
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Whole course (Scotland) 36 months
MRes Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Whole course (Wales) 36 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
King's Campus Aberdeen AB24 3FX Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
School of Education
Telephone number: 
01224 274507