Education MRes

Degree: Master
University: Sheffield Hallam University , Faculty: Faculty of Development and Society
City: Sheffield , Country: United Kingdom
Discipline: Social Sciences
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  • Start Date of Studies February, September
  • Language English
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  • Programme Description

    Programme Description

    Our Faculty of Development and Society Graduate School hosts this course and their website provides

    * a communication hub for students and staff engaged in research
    * information about our research work
    * useful contact information

    During this course we introduce you to social science research methods, the supporting theories and philosophies, and related policy issues in education. You can also develop areas of specialist interests.

    It is suitable if you

    * are working in or planning to work in education policy and practice
    * carry out research in these and related subject areas

    You study various research methods including

    * biographical research
    * case study
    * ethnography
    * experimental design
    * media analysis
    * survey design and analysis.

    You can take individual modules as short courses or combine them towards an MA, postgraduate diploma or postgraduate certificate. The MA includes a research-based dissertation, which may become a pilot study towards a PhD. The MA modules provide research training for PhD students in education.

    For some modules, you meet and discuss research issues with students from other MA/MSc Social Science Research Methods (SSRM) courses.

    Your lecturers are experts involved in a wide range of research, including funded projects.

    These research areas include

    * professional development
    * workforce reform
    * early years
    * language and literacy
    * leadership and management in education
    * autism.


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