Kingston University: Education

InstitutionKingston University View institution profile
Department Education
Web www.kingston.ac.uk/postgraduate
Email admissionsops@kingston.ac.uk
Telephone 02033089932
Study type Taught

Summary

The MRes Education is designed for professionals who work with children, young people, families and adults in a range of educational settings, such as children's centres, nurseries, schools, colleges and universities, as well as consultancies, advisory services, museums, prisons and hospitals.

This programme is relevant to education professionals who are keen to develop advanced knowledge and understanding of research methods in education. Taught sessions will focus upon deepening your existing understanding of professional practice and critically examine the challenges within your sector allowing you to explore your role, setting, and interprofessional working as a research-informed practitioner.

It helps you acquire the knowledge, confidence and attributes needed to:
- complete a research project focussing upon your specific area of interest

- become a research-engaged self-improving education professional

- undertake, facilitate and lead enquiry in an educational setting

- progress towards studying for a doctoral degree

**Reasons to choose Kingston University**
- This course is taught at weekends - ideal for balancing study with work.

- Kingston has expertise in working with researching professionals at masters and doctoral level, ensuring you will get the very best student experience.

- The course recognises prior knowledge. It accepts up to 60 credits at Level 7 if you already have a postgraduate qualification, such as a PGCE or PGCert. This would enable you to start the course from the third module, in March 2021.

**What you will study**
The MRes has a strong focus on the interface of research, practice and professional learning in education-related fields of enquiry and offers an excellent foundation for the research-engaged professional.

Through a carefully structured taught programme you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the relationship between practice-oriented knowledge, professional identity, institutional priorities and evidence based practice. You will develop your knowledge and skills of research methods in education and how to conduct research ethically.

The ‘capstone' of the programme involves the undertaking of a research dissertation allowing you to put into practice your developed skills, knowledge and understanding of research. Throughout the programme, you will be encouraged to participate as part of a professional learning community; sharing experiences and ideas in order to contribute to research cultures within and beyond your professional setting.

Master of Research - MRes

Kingston University

 

Overview
A vibrant, modern and supportive University based across four campuses, Kingston offers a wide range of postgraduate taught and research degrees. It offers people from all backgrounds and countries (140 at the last count) the opportunity to make a difference – not only to their own lives, but also to the world around them.

You’ll earn a postgraduate degree with a difference via 118 years of teaching excellence.  We will help you to achieve your career goals by putting your academic knowledge into practice, gaining the problem-solving skills and flexibility you need to adapt to the changing …

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