Educational Research MSc
View tabbed content | View all content (for printing)
Degree awarded: MSc
Duration: 12 Months FT and 24 Months PT
A good honours degree (minimum 2:1 classification), or the overseas equivalent. An exception may be made for applicants with considerable professional expertise in educational settings who wish to pursue educational research at postgraduate level, especially where their first degree is in a non-humanities subject (for example, an experienced science teacher with a 2:2 degree in physics.)
Applicants must submit a personal statement and/or research proposal. This needs to explain why you specifically want to study for a research methods degree and must outline the general topic you are interested in researching, and your experience (be it professional, academic, personal) relating to this. Until we receive this document we will be unable to consider your application.
To complete your application please also submit the following documents:
- Copies of official degree certificates or transcripts of your previous study, showing the subjects taken and grades obtained. If these documents are in languages other than English please provide official translations.
- Two written references, signed by the referee and on official headed paper
- Copies of English Language Certification, e.g. IELTS, TOEFL or Pearson test score report; WAEC certificate
Course fees: For entry in the academic year beginning September 2014, the tuition fees are as follows:
- MSc (full-time)
UK/EU students (per annum): £6,300
International students (per annum): £14,000
The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees. Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.
Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.
Contact email: PG-MIE-Admissions@manchester.ac.uk
Contact telephone: +44 (0)161 275 0969
How to apply:
The deadline for applications is 31st August 2014; later applications are considered at our discretion.
Applicants may also wish to consider applying for a 1+3 PhD place, where the offer of a 3 year PhD can be made conditional on completion of the MSc to a sufficiently high standard. Please consult the School of Environment, Education and Development webpages for information on this.
|Full-time||Part-time||Full-time distance learning||Part-time distance learning|