MMU ESRI MRes

Supporting the The Master of Research: Education and Society Programme

Option Units

Advanced qualitative methods for educational and social research
This unit will provide you with opportunities to explore the use of qualitative methods of research for the investigation of human behaviour, and to apply these in practical settings.

Advanced quantitative methods for educational and social research
This unit will provide you with an understanding, and experience of the practical application, of the range of quantitative tools and techniques that can be used as part of the research process.

Putting theory to work
This unit will provide you with the skills needed to engage critically with contemporary theoretical trends in the social sciences, and to relate these to research and practice.

Educational and Social Futures: Research as agent for change
This unit aims to enable students to engage with significant contemporary debates about the future of education and society, and to develop research-informed strategies for contributing to and shaping these debates both as citizens and as professionals.

Independent study
You will negotiate an appropriate area of study and must demonstrate how this will enable you to meet unit and programme learning outcomes.

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