Study Educational Research in United Kingdom

Study Educational Research in United Kingdom

Studying Educational Research

Educational research focuses on the analysis of requirements and possibilities of education process in the institutional and the societal context. The outcomes of this research is supporting decision making and the ability to initiate changes in the education policy of countries and regions, adapting to current needs and developments in society.

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58 Educational Research Master's degrees in United Kingdom

, MRes Clinical Science

An MRes in Clinical Science at University of East Anglia is the ideal way for you, as a doctor, nurse or health professional to develop a research-related element in your career. It will give you the skills, awareness and discipline you need to carry out effective research to the highest level in a patient-centered, ethically sound way.

Norwich Medical School
, M.A. Two Year Master's in Methods of Social Research

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.

School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
, M.Phil. Education (Research in Second Language Education)

This route is intended for applicants with a background in foreign language education. Applicants will typically have a good honours degree in a foreign language or applied linguistics. Some prior professional involvement in an aspect of the field of L2 education is preferred (for instance, in teaching, assessment or teacher training).

, Postgrad.Cert. Psychological Interventions for Children & Young People

Designed for professionals working in health and social care roles, either in the NHS, education, social work or the voluntary sector, this new part-time programme offers you the chance to enhance your theoretical and clinical skills in the area of psychological practice for children, adolescents and families.

College of Humanities & Social Science
, Postgrad.Cert. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Children & Young People

As a mental health practitioner, an understanding of cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and its application in the care of children and young people is a valuable career asset. You will develop a comprehensive understanding of the scientific principles involved, and apply them in a clinical setting.

School of Health in Social Science
, M.Sc. Educational Psychology

The MSc in Educational Psychology is designed to help you work effectively as an educational psychologist with young people, teachers, parents and other professionals. This course, together with the Stage 2 Qualification in Educational Psychology, (Scotland) from the British Psychological Society (BPS), meets the requirements for registration as an educational psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council.

, Master Research

The MRes is for nurses, midwives and members of a related profession who wish to learn more about research in an innovative, tailor-made programme combining taught and independent elements. You undertake 60 taught credits, all of which are part of the Postgraduate Training Scheme. In addition, you submit a dissertation to the value of 120 credits.

Faculty of Science and Engineering
, M.Sc. Research Methods for Social Science & Health

Overview The MSc in Research Methods for Social Science & Health provides in depth knowledge and critical understanding of: (1) epistemology, methodology and ethics in the social sciences; (2) principles of research design and methodology commonly used in health and social science research; (3) research governance and the management of risk; (4) quantitative and qualitative methods of data collection, analysis and reporting.

Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy
, M.A. Educational Research

We believe in education for everyone. We value creative teaching that challenges inequalities in the system. The Good Teacher Training Guide 2013 puts our PGDE in the UK top ten for quality and employment prospects. We also run a range of MAs that will help you develop your career.

Department of Social Science
, Postgrad.Cert. Middle Leadership and Management in Schools

This Middle Leadership and Management in Schools programme at University of Glasgow for practising teachers covers the major elements of middle leadership and management in schools and is designed to provide you with a critical understanding of the principles underpinning middle leadership and management.

School of Education
, M.Sc. Cultural Resource Management

This new MSc in Cultural Resource Management is designed to provide the opportunity to develop the key professional skills required to work in communications, management, and sustainable development of cultural resources, including administrative and project management in heritage, arts and tourism organisations in the private, public and third sector, both nationally and internationally.

School of Management and Languages
, M.Ed. Education for Health Professionals MEd/Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate

This suite of three year-long part-time programmes is for all health professionals involved in the education and training of undergraduates and postgraduates. Each year is self-contained and a qualification is obtained after each year: Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PG Cert) in year one, Postgraduate Diploma (PG Dip) in year two; and, Masters (MEd) in year three.

School of Education
, M.Sc. By Research Earth Observation

The Geography department is always keen to attract high-quality postgraduate students to join our research groups. The MSc by Research Earth Observation enables students to pursue a one year individual programme of research. The MSc by Research would normally terminate after a year. However, under appropriate circumstances, this first year of research can also be used in a progression to Year 2 of a PhD degree. You will be fully integrated into one of our established research groups and participate in research activities such as seminars, workshops, laboratories, and field work.

, M.A. Education (2015 entry)

We offer innovative interdisciplinary teaching and research with social work. Education faculty research interests also intersect with anthropology, development studies, gender studies, international relations and sociology

, M.A. Education Studies

The course allows you to pursue a combination of critical reflection on contemporary educational issues, educational research and opportunities for continuing professional development. Designed for those with an interest in the general field of education, and for educational professionals from recent graduates to those in established careers, the course has a broad-based structure that allows for a range of progression opportunities.

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
, M.A. Digital Humanities By Research

Digital Humanities at Swansea has research strengths in innovative digital applications and critical studies of digital culture in several fields, where researchers in Arts, Humanities and Social Science areas are collaborating with Computer Scientists.

, M.Ed. Researching Practice

The route seeks to introduce teachers into the debates and ideas surrounding the development of teachers as researchers: to understand international and national policy and practices, engage with examples of teacher research in schools in the UK and beyond and to take part in their own school based research activities. Teachers will take part in a research methods course which will support their research activities and develop knowledge in this area.

, M.Ed. Educational Research

The MEd in Educational Research is a course for students wishing to learn and apply the principles and procedures of educational research methods. The course also comprises the research training route for all students working towards registration for the degree of PhD (as students who are ‘Probationary’.)

, M.Phil. PhD Health and Social Care Research Opportunities

cademics in the Lincoln School of Health and Social Care undertake research on a local, national and international scale to evaluate current practice and determine how improvements can be made to care provision. This specialist programme is informed by our longstanding partnerships with professionals, research organisations and the National Health Service, and by the innovative research taking place in the School. Our staff engage with health and social care debate to ensure that students are up to date with the latest sector developments and issues.

, Postgrad.Cert. INSPIRE

INSPIRE (the Innovative Scheme for Postgraduates In Research and Education) offered by Canterbury Christ Church University is for people with a strong research background who want to qualify as teachers.

, M.Ed. Research in Second Language Education

This route is intended for applicants with a background in foreign language education. Applicants will typically have a good honours degree in a foreign language or applied linguistics. Some prior professional involvement in an aspect of the field of L2 education is preferred (for instance, in teaching, assessment or teacher training).

, M.Sc. Research

Master's by Research programmes provide an opportunity for independent study within a structured academic environment.

Faculty of Creative Arts, Technologies & Science
, Master Advanced Subject Teaching

The Master of Studies (MSt) in Advanced Subject Teaching has been designed to help English and history teachers develop their subject knowledge and enhance their professional and academic standing. It provides a two-year, part-time route to a full University of Cambridge Master’s degree.

, M.Sc. Applied Social Research (Criminology)

The Applied Social Research (Criminology) course from University of Stirling prepares students for undertaking social research and evaluation in criminal justice and criminology, leading to careers in research, research management, and commissioning or using research.

Faculty of Social Sciences
, MRes Clinical Research

The MRes Clinical Research from City, University of London provides training in quantitative and qualitative research methods and applied data analysis for application in clinical settings.

School of Health Sciences
, M.Phil. Education (Educational Research)

The MPhil in Educational Research is a course for students wishing to learn and apply the principles and procedures of educational research methods. The course also comprises the research training route for all students working towards registration for the degree of PhD (as students who are ‘Probationary’.) The main aim of this course is to provide a broad- based training in educational research, both through the explicit and focused study and practice of a wide range of traditions, strategies and techniques; and through their application in specialist fields of educational research.

, M.Sc. Educational Research

Research in an educational setting requires a very specific set of skills. In this advanced-level programme you will gain those skills and develop your understanding of the nature and use of research in education.

College of Humanities & Social Science
, Postgrad.Cert. Educational Research and Innovation

The Educational Research and Innovation course offers teachers, school leaders and other educators ways to investigate existing research evidence. This course puts educators in the driving seat, encouraging them to their develop their own evidence-based understanding.

School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
, Postgrad.Cert. Narrative Research

Human beings are great storytellers, making sense of their experiences by constructing narratives to help them analyse the things which have happened to them or to the world around them. Narrative research offers new areas of inquiry and creative solutions to problems in a wide variety of areas.

School of Distance and e Learning
, M.Sc. Food and Rural Development Research

The Food and Rural Development Research MSc is designed to provide high quality training for those interested in a research career focusing on food social science, rural development and rural sociology. The research focus makes the course ideal if you are interested in gaining a Master's qualification and then continuing on to a PhD.

School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development
, M.Ed. Professional Learning & Enquiry

The Masters in Professional Learning & Enquiry is designed for practising teachers who are either in or aspiring to leadership roles in education. The programme will cover the major elements of leadership and management in education and is designed to provide you with a critical understanding of the principles underpinning leadership and management. It will create structured and coherent opportunities to apply these principles to your own practice.

School of Education
, M.A. Education Policy

This programme will explore the key debates in national and international education policy. You will engage with a critical analysis of the different concepts underlying the evolving landscape of educational policy globally, such as new forms of funding and delivery, privatisation, evaluation and inspection.

, M.Sc. Educational Research

The MSc Educational Research from University of Bristol aims to provide the methodological, analytical and practical expertise required to become a competent educational researcher.

Faculty of Social Sciences and Law
, M.Sc. Educational Research

Our well established MSc in Educational Research is recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as meeting their current training guidelines for the preparation of doctoral students.

College of Social Sciences and International Studies
, Master Education By Research

We offer postgraduate research options across a broad variety of topics ranging from technology enhanced learning and higher education research to themes around leadership, policy and inclusive practices within Education at The University of Hull. Programmes include Master of Education By Research, MPhil, EdD Professional Doctorate in Education, and PhD. Students explore a range of current educational practice, looking at key issues and policy.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
, M.Phil. Education – Research Degree

The research degree is for experienced, well-qualified practitioners to improve their academic and personal development. It is also for suitably qualified graduates who wish to extend their research skills and conduct a piece of educational research at doctoral level.

, M.Sc. Educational Research Methods

MSc Educational Research Methods is a one year full-time, or two years part-time, programme for education professionals that wish to develop a critical understanding of the issues, principles and methods of research in education.

Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law
, M.Sc. Clinical Research Methods

The MS in Clinical Research Methods course from University of Leeds is a funded programme for health professionals (not medical or dental), specifically designed to meet the requirements of the HEE/NIHR Integrated Clinical Academic Programme.

Faculty of Medicine and Health
, Postgrad.Dip. Clinical Research

If you have an inquiring mind and a thirst for knowledge, then this could be the course for you. A qualification in Clinical Research will give you the tools and skills to realise your own personal and professional goals.

Norwich Medical School
, M.A. Education & Professional Studies

Education & Professional Studies enables you to reflect on your professional practice, extend your knowledge and develop awareness of significant developments in contemporary pedagogical policy and practice. It is a broad-based programme that suits your specific professional needs and research interests through taught modules plus a research project.

, M.Ed. IMAESC - International Master in Adult Education for Social Change

The International Master in Adult Education for Social Change (IMAESC) is a joint master degree delivered and awarded by the following consortium: the University of Glasgow, the University of Malta, the Open University of Cyprus and Tallinn University (Estonia). This two year programme (120 ECTS) also has an optional summer school in Penang at the Universiti Sains Malaysia. Students will have three or four mobility periods, having the opportunity to spend a semester and an optional summer at the relevant partner university.

, M.A. Research Methods (Education)

This programme delivers high-quality research methods training, including practical experience with qualitative and quantitative data analysis software packages and detailed analysis related to research epistemology and the philosophy of social science. It can provide opportunities to gain 'hands on' experience and contribute to current research projects, working, for example, with the Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring (CEM).

School of Education
, M.Sc. Disability Studies: Inclusive Theory and Research

The MSc in Disability Studies: Inclusive Theory and Research from University of Bristol will equip you with the skills, knowledge and ability to plan and carry out academic research relevant to Disability Studies, with a particular emphasis on people with learning (intellectual) disabilities.

Faculty of Social Sciences and Law
, MRes Educational Studies MRes

The MRes in Educational Studies is a combined programme consisting of a taught element and a research element. The taught element consists of a number of core modules which are taken from the Doctoral Research Training programme. You will then complete a 20,000 words research dissertation.

School of Education
, M.Phil. Health and Social Care - Research, MPhil/PhD

The University of Greenwich, School of Health & Social Care welcomes enquiries and applications from those interested in full- or part-time study for MPhil or PhD degrees in health, nursing, social work and psychology or counselling.

School of Health and Social Care
, MRes Applied Social Research

This MRes Applied Social Research programme from University of Stirling covers six subject areas: Applied Social Science, Education, Film, Media and Journalism, Management, Nursing, Midwifery and Health and Sports Studies. There is a core of four shared modules in generic research skills, plus specialist disciplinary modules and a range of options. They combine high quality with flexibility and choice for students.

Faculty of Social Sciences
, M.Sc. Planning Practice and Research

This programme offers knowledge and expertise for a variety of careers. Principal graduate employment destinations are in UK and international town and regional planning organisations, including: local and regional authorities, national government agencies, private planning consultancy firms and voluntary organisations.

Cardiff School of Geography and Planning
, M.A. Education Research

Our course provides you with social science research training and specialised education modules. You'll develop a critical understanding of research methods, educational issues, practice, evidence and theory. It is ideal preparation for doctoral research in education.

School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
, M.A. MPA Comparative Applied Social & Public Policy, Evaluation & Research

The Masters of Public Administration in Comparative Applied Social and Public Policy, Evaluation and Research (MPA CASPPER) is aimed at mid-career professionals who wish to obtain advanced study and placement experience and who currently work as or intend to become: policy avisors and analysts, project leaders, policy consultants, policy researchers and evaluators.

, M.Sc. Applied Social Research (PGDip)

Applied Social Research (PGDip) course prepares students for undertaking social research and evaluation, leading to careers in research, research management and commissioning or using research. Our MSc is recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as meeting the research training guidelines for undertaking a PhD in Sociology, Social Policy, Social Work or Socio-legal Studies

Faculty of Social Sciences
, M.Sc. Social Research Methods

This Master’s programme in Social Research Methods provides advanced training in a range of research methods used in the social sciences, and has ESRC Research Training recognition.

College of Human and Health Sciences