MSc Educational Research


Completion of the programme can lead to a variety of research roles within educational and social science fields.

Our postgraduate programmes are designed to give you career progression in your specialist educational area of choice. On completion, you will be equipped with a range of academic, personal and professional skills that will prepare you confidently for employment, future study or training for professional practice. Career Zone provides advice and support to help you progress in your chosen path. For more information on careers support at Exeter, see our postgraduate employment and professional development webpages.

Progression to PhD study

The MSc Educational Research programme is ideal if you wish to progress onto PhD study.

The MSc offers you the flexibility to be used as either Year 1 of the four-year PhD or, alternatively, the four programme modules can be undertaken as research preparation for an MPhil/PhD.