University of Huddersfield
Action Research for Education
The course is designed to support the continuing professional development needs of staff in education, training organisations and youth work. It aims to be relevant for students and their current professional development needs, enhance their performance in work and/or professional practice, increase their confidence in work and in working with others, provide a platform for research and evaluation and help them to apply high ethical standards in their practice and research.
An Honours degree or professional equivalent, or professional relevant experience which is considered on a case by case basis. Basic computer literacy skills and access to a computer for the use of e-mail and the Internet. Applicants should have experience of teaching, training or working in a relevant organisation in education or in a related and relevant sector.
Year 1 core modules: Introduction to action research in teaching and learning; developing effective leadership. Year 2 option modules (1 module from a pool of options): Concepts problems and analysis; critical social policy in education and public services; developing effective leadership; developing postgraduate research supervision skills; dissertation; education society and development; enhancing teaching and learning; introduction to action research in teaching and learning; managing learning and development in organisations; e-tutoring; mentoring and coaching; methods of enquiry; supervision of postgraduate research; supporting and assessing students in higher education; teaching and learning in higher education; understanding e-learning. Year 3: Dissertation.
A 5,000-6,000 word assignment or portfolio with a 3,000-word critical review is required for each 30-credit module. The final module comprises a 10,000-13,000-word dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgCert||Part-time||£ 1,600 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 1,600 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 1,600 per Academic year (home fees)||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Huddersfield||Huddersfield||HD1 3DH||Yorkshire and the Humber|