University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Educational Research

This programme allows students to develop analytical and practical skills which can be applied in academia and other research settings and in the commercial sector. On completion of the programme students are able to critically evaluate research evidence based on quantitative and qualitative data and gain the knowledge and experience to conduct rigorous research in education and allied social subjects.

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirement is a UK 1st or 2.1 Honours degree, or its international equivalent in a relevant discipline; alternatively, students may be considered on the basis of employment or relevant experience; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 7.0 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 100 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE(A) 67 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade B or CAE grade A.

Course modules

Core modules include: nature of enquiry; quantitative data analysis with SPSS; qualitative data research; the source of knowledge: understanding and analysing research literature; conceptualising research: foundations, assumptions and praxis; research methods.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Sponsorship information

ESRC Advanced Course recognition.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,050 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,700 per Year 1 (England) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Moray House School of Education Edinburgh EH8 8AQ Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Programme Director
Telephone number: 
0131 651 6281