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MA Education (Research Methods)

University of Reading

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Reading

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary


Examine advanced quantitative and qualitative research methods in the context of broader education-related topics, with our MA Education (Research Methods). We are one of the leading providers of teacher training in the UK and are ranked 12th in the UK for Education in the Guardian University Guide, 2020. In this programme, you will develop your understanding of educational studies and academic skills, whilst also acquiring knowledge and skills in research methods, including statistics, qualitive and mixed methods.

This programme is ideal training for an aspiring education researcher and provides the perfect background to anyone considering doctoral study in education. The course is underpinned by up-to-date research evidence and it examines the broader philosophical, sociological and psychological aspects and issues related to teaching and learning.

The Research Methods pathway will develop your knowledge of data collection and analysis across a range of research methods in education. You will review and appraise current trends and scholarship in education, develop analytical tools relating to education research, investigate research ethics, and learn to design research projects for a range of educational settings.

Application deadline

01 August 2021

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 17,100per year

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University information

University of Reading

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  • Campus address

    University of Reading, Whiteknights House, PO Box 217, Reading, Wokingham, RG6 6AH, England

The University of Reading is an international community with more than 23,000 students from around 160 countries.
Reading is a lively town just 22 minutes from London Paddington by train, and 45 minutes from Heathrow Airport by coach. Windsor and Oxford are also close by.
Reading supports undergraduate, master's and doctoral students to maintain, improve and develop their academic English.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    13th out of 81 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    130 66%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%



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