Masters in Educational Research

Educational research sets as objectives to explore notions, theories and trends within the field, to define and transfer types, characteristics and shared terminology, to describe and utilise methods and techniques of quantitative and qualitative research in a critical manner towards the concrete educational phenomenon. Making use of other disciplines like psychology, anthropology, sociology and philosophy, educational research sets out to conduct its activity in a rigorous and systematic way and has to propose solutions for the various issues observed during the research process.

Students who pursue a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in educational research have to immerse in research projects and research teams and throughout the studies gains reflexive, critical and analytical competencies and the ability to innovate the existing educational practices. They will be equipped with problem solving skills and they will be able to define and formulate research problems and questions and formulate hypotheses that can be tested.

The most common career prospects for graduates of educational research are: educational researcher in a university/non-profit organisation/government agency, data analyst, measurement adviser, research coordinator, director of student assessment, education counsellor/adviser.

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  • Any time
  • EEA € 3,242 per year
  • International € 4,000 per year
  • 24 months

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  • Mar 2017
  • Sep 2017
  • Not specified
  • 12 months

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Educational Leadership M.Sc. Educational Leadership
  • Feb 2017
  • Jun 2017
  • Oct 2016
  • EEA £ 10,070
  • International £ 10,070
  • Not specified

The MSc Educational Leadership is a rigorous qualification which builds upon your professional knowledge and expertise.

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Two Year Master's in Methods of Social Research M.A. Two Year Master's in Methods of Social Research
  • Any time
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Aimed at international students, this programme provide an introduction to high-level academic study leading to a recognised postgraduate qualification. This Two Year Master's in Methods of Social Research programme is offered by the University of Kent.

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University of Tasmania

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  • Feb 2017
  • International AUD 22,000 per year
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The Master of Education coursework course is designed to meet the needs of professionals and graduates seeking indepth study and professional learning in education, with a focus on a major research or professional practice project in the final year of study.

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Villanova University

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  • National $ 750 per module
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This full-time intensive 12-month program offers individuals without an education background an opportunity to complete a Master of Arts in Education degree while simultaneously completing the requirements for teacher certification.

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University of Stirling

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City, University of London

MRes Clinical Research
  • Oct 2016
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  • International € 18,940 per year
  • Not specified

The MRes Clinical Research provides training in quantitative and qualitative research methods and applied data analysis and opportunities to apply this knowledge to clinical settings. The MRes Clinical Research will provide you with training in quantitative and qualitative research methods and applied data analysis from basic to advanced levels as well as provide opportunities to apply this research knowledge to clinical settings.

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