Postgraduate Module Descriptor


EFPM308: Preparing for Educational Research and Dissertation

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Overview

NQF Level7
Credits60 ECTS Value30
Term(s) and duration

This module ran during term 1 (11 weeks), term 2 (11 weeks) and term 3 (11 weeks)

Academic staff

Dr Taro Fujita (Convenor)

Dr Judith Kleine Staarman (Convenor)

Pre-requisites

Completion of MA in Education modules (or relevant APL to a maximum of 90 credits) to the value of 120 credits at level 7.

Co-requisites
Available via distance learning

Yes

This is the final module of the MA in Education programme. This 60 credit module will introduce you to educational research and support you in designing and carrying out a small scale research project on an educational topic of your choice. This is often referred to as the dissertation module because the main output is a dissertation reporting on this research project.

The module consists of online materials and/or taught components that build and support the research skills you require. You will be allocated a dissertation supervisor who will support you in writing a research proposal, carrying out your project and writing the dissertation.

Module created

01/09/14

Last revised