Postgraduate Module Descriptor

ERPM004: Dissertation

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Basic reading:

  • Bell, J. (2014) Doing Your Research Project: A Guide for First-Time Researchers (6th edition). Berkshire: Open University Press
  • Cohen, L., Manion, L. and Morrison, K. (2013) Research Methods in Education, 7th Edition. London: Methuen
  • David, M. and Sutton, C. (2011) Social Research: An Introduction. London: Sage.
  • Gilbert, N. (2011) From Postgraduate to Social Scientist: A Guide to Key Skills. London: Sage.
  • Gitlin, A. (Ed.) (2014) Power and Method: Political Activism and Educational Research. Abingdon: Routledge.
  • Gray, D.E. (2011) Doing Research in the Real World. London: Sage.
  • Hancock, D.R & Algozzine, B. (2017) Doing Case Study Research: A Practical Guide for Beginning Researchers 3rd edition. New York: Teachers College Press.
  • Hartas, D. (Ed) (2015) Educational Research and Inquiry: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches. New York: Continuum International Publishing
  • Kemmis, S., McTaggart, R & Nixon, R (2014) The Action Research Planner: Doing Critical Participatory Action Research. London: Springer
  • Menter, I., Elliot, D. Hulme, M., Lewin, J. and Lowden, K. (2011) A Guide to Practitioner Research in Education. London: Sage.
  • Wellington, J. (2015) Educational Research: Contemporary Issues and Practical Approaches. 2nd Edition. London: Bloomsbury.