MMU ESRI MRes

Supporting the The Master of Research: Education and Society Programme

About the programme

This is a research training programme aimed at students who wish to progress to study at PhD level and for research workers in education and the social sciences. The MRes is taught at the University’s Education and Social Research Institute at Didsbury. It can be studied full time over a year, or via part time pathways. A Postgraduate Certificate in Educational and Social Research is an alternative qualification, which provides an outcome if you have chosen or are advised to study units up to and including 60 Credits. Or a Postgraduate Diploma in Educational and Social Research is available if you choose, or are advised to study up to and including 120 Credits.

The MRes can be taken as a free-standing qualification and as a research training programme. All key areas of research methods preparation are covered, including: qualitative and quantitative research methodologies, data collection techniques, methods of analysis, developing theoretical, methodological and ‘real world’ skills for researchers. The course structure is designed to provide a collaborative, student-centred approach that makes the best use of digital technologies to increase flexibility, collaboration and insight into the latest research and practice. Postgraduate Certificate in Social and Educational Research and Postgraduate Diploma in Social and Educational Research exit awards will also be available. This is a research training programme aimed at students who wish to progress to study at PhD level and for research workers in education and the social sciences. The MRes is taught at the University’s Education and Social Research Institute at Didsbury. It can be studied full time over a year, or via part time pathways. A Postgraduate Certificate in Educational and Social Research is an alternative qualification, which provides an outcome if you have chosen or are advised to study units up to and including 60 Credits. Or a Postgraduate Diploma in Educational and Social Research is available if you choose, or are advised to study up to and including 120 Credits.

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