Newcastle University

School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences

Education Research


School of Psychology

Percy Building

Newcastle Upon Tyne, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Education Research

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This programme combines research training with specialised educational modules. It is multidisciplinary, drawing on research expertise within and outside education in philosophy, politics, psychology and sociology.
You take compulsory modules (100 credits). In addition you select a specialist optional module (20 credits) from a list that covers the broad themes of: educational management; thinking and learning; educational linguistics; special needs education; improving classroom performance; counselling. Finally, you complete a research project leading to a dissertation of 15û20,000 words (60 credits).


This MA is recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as the first year of traini
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