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Educational Research in United Kingdom

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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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Studying in United Kingdom

The UK has one of the most cosmopolitan societies within Europe and you will study with people from all over the world. The variety of universities and degrees is broad and degrees will be accepted worldwide.

68 Educational Research Master's degrees in United Kingdom

M.Res. 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.Sc. Social Research Methods

Take advantage of one of our 100 Master’s Scholarships to study at Swansea University, the Times Good University Guide’s Welsh University of the Year 2017. Postgraduate loans are also available to English and Welsh domiciled students. For more information on fees and funding please visit our website.

College of Human and Health Sciences
M.Phil. Art PhD

The University of Lincoln offers research programmes at MPhil and PhD level across a wide range of art and design disciplines. Research students can benefit from a range of training opportunities to develop their research skills.

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.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.Res. Social Research and Gender and Sexuality

The Master Programme in Social Research and Gender and Sexuality from Birkbeck, University of London - School of Business, Economics and Informatics covers ontology, epistemology, quantitative and qualitative techniques, and advanced methods masterclasses alongside substantive courses in the area of gender and sexuality. 

M.Sc. Dance Science

This programme is aimed at students who have an interest in both dance and sports science and draws on the physiological, biomechanical and psychological characteristics inherent in dance training and exercise as well as the application of science to the elite dance performer. 

Department of Dance
M.A. Dance Research

The programme enables students to develop their own research interests and, supported by tutors design a programme of dance research that addresses specific areas of interest.

Department of Dance
M.Res. 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. Psychological Research Methods

Want to gain a greater insight into psychological research methods? Then you'll want to take part in our postgraduate programme! You'll develop a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of a broad range of topics and techniques in psychological research methods.

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.Res. 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.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
Postgraduate Certificate Coaching and Mentoring for Teacher Development

The Coaching and Mentoring for Teacher Development PGCert offers teachers, school leaders and other educators the means by which to investigate existing and potential coaching and mentoring practice in their own professional setting. It makes links with national policy frameworks and research evidence.

School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
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.

School of Education
Master International Master in Adult Education for Social Change

The International Master in Adult Education for Social Change (IMAESC) is intended for students wishing to pursue a career in adult education and as preparation for further academic study through a PhD programme. Graduates will be equipped with the academic knowledge, research skills, and practical employability skills through this jointly developed and delivered programme. 

M.Sc. Operational Research

The online M.Sc. in Operational Research at the University of Strathclyde teaches you how to apply technology to business situations and optimise company decisions. The Master’s programme includes courses of quantitative business analysis and demand forecasting. Learn how to assist managers and how to communicate solutions effectively.

Postgraduate Diploma Clinical Research

 The Clinical Research course from University of East Anglia is an exciting mix of modules that exposes you to multi-disciplinary health care approaches. It can also be tailored to your own specific needs and interests, ensuring that what you learn is most relevant to your career.

Norwich Medical School
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
M.Res. Psychology

The Master of Research (MRes) programme provides high quality and professionally relevant training in research methods and analysis for health, psychology and biomedical science graduates.

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.Phil. Education (clinical)

Research in the School of Medical Education focuses on how we better understand and improve education within the classroom and clinical context. We especially welcome MPhil and PhD applications that are innovative and creative.

School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
M.Sc. Educational Assessment

The MSc in Educational Assessment has been developed to meet the need for specialists in educational assessment within schools and more widely within the education system. The programme combines the expertise of two leading institutions in assessment, the School of Education and CEM (Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring). 

School of Education
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.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
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.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.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.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
Postgraduate Certificate 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.

University of East London -School of Distance and e Learning
Postgraduate Certificate 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
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
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.Res. 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.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
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. Research

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

Faculty of Creative Arts, Technologies & Science
M.Res. Social Research and Criminology

This is an interdisciplinary social science training programme in Social Research and Criminology from Birkbeck, University of London - School of Business, Economics and Informatics designed to prepare students for further research in the workplace or for MPhil/PhD study. 

Postgraduate Certificate INSPIRE

The PGCE NSPIRE pathway is designed to enhance STEM education.  It fulfils this aim by recruiting high calibre scientists, mathematicians and engineers and transforming them into excellent STEM teachers who can bring cutting edge research to life in the classroom. 

M.Phil. Health and Social Care Research Opportunities

Researchers and Academics in the School of Health and Social Care have extensive practical experience and professional links across the health and social care sectors. The School maintains close industry links to ensure that teaching is informed by the latest developments in practice and policy.

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.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.A. Digital Humanities By Research

Take advantage of one of our 100 Master’s Scholarships to study at Swansea University, the Times Good University Guide’s Welsh University of the Year 2017. Postgraduate loans are also available to English and Welsh domiciled students. For more information on fees and funding please visit our website.

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. Choreography and Professional Practices

The MA Choreography and Professional Practices programme invites students to examine innovative and experimental approaches to choreographic practice, research and scholarship. It provides you with time and space to explore choreographic dance practices and methods of research, experimentation and innovation i.e. improvisation methods / techniques, somatic approaches, developing new movement vocabularies, collaboration and devising to develop your own artistic voice.

Department of Dance
M.A. Education

This Masters is designed to meet your needs if you’re working – or wanting to work – in teaching, management, education and development contexts.

M.Sc. By Research Earth Observation

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - 'Welsh University of the Year 2017' (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017).

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
Postgraduate Certificate 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. Research Methods for Social Science and Health

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.Res. Art and Design

The MRes (A&D), Master of Research in Art & Design, is ideal for students who want to prepare for doctoral level research in Art & Design (PhD or DProf) or to develop a range of creative research skills to enhance their art or design practice or career, nationally and internationally.

Postgraduate Certificate 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.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).