University of Exeter

University of Exeter

Educational Research

Students acquire general social science research skills that can be applied to a variety of problems. Specialise in a particular field of education within a research preparation framework. The programme forms part of the ESRC South West Doctoral Training Centre and provides high-quality research training for further doctoral study or other research activities. It can lead to a funded PhD studentship for UK/EU students.

Entry requirements

Normally a first degree equivalent to at least a UK 2:1 Honours in a relevant area such as Social Sciences, Humanities or Management, and to have demonstrable interest in educational research. For full information, including English language requirements and international equivalencies, please see the relevant programme page found in the postgraduate section of our website.

Course modules

Please note constituent modules may be updated, deleted or replaced in future years as a consequence of programme development. Details at any time may be obtained from the programme website. Each module consists of ten sessions delivered through a blended system of learning and may include; The Nature of Educational Enquiry; Interpretive Methodologies; Scientific Methodologies and Designing and Communicating Research.

Assessment methods

Each taught module is assessed by a portfolio of work including a 5,000-word written assignment and a range of tasks and activities equivalent to 2,500 words. The dissertation is assessed via a 15,000-word submission.

Sponsorship information

The University of Exeter invests heavily in scholarships for talented prospective Masters students. This is in addition to the Government's Postgraduate Loan Scheme. For information on how you can fund your postgraduate degree at Exeter, please visit the postgraduate study pages of our website.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,950 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Streatham Campus Exeter EX4 4QJ South West

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone number: 
+44(0)1392 723044