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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