Educational Research (Taught) University of Bristol


The aim of the MSc in Educational Research is to provide the methodological, analytical and practical expertise required to become a competent educational researcher. This is an Economic and Social Research Council-recognised programme, and one of the research training pathways that make up the South West Doctoral Training Partnership.

This MSc will appeal to applicants who are interested in developing a career in educational research, as well as professionals working in education institutions or organisations that require research knowledge and skills. You will work towards a master's qualification, through six taught units (120 credit points) and a dissertation (60 credit points), to cover the required preparatory training for a PhD application. It also provides research training for PhD candidates, who are required to take four core units (80 credit points).

  • Qualification


  • Study mode


  • Location

    Clifton Campus

  • Start date

    September 2018

  • Duration

    2 years

Course details


Visit our programme catalogue for full details of the structure and unit content for our MSc in Educational Research. (

Entry requirements

A UK undergraduate honours degree (upper second-class honours or international equivalent) and relevant professional experience, supported by a referee.

See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £3,500 Year 1
England £3,500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £3,500 Year 1
Scotland £3,500 Year 1
Wales £3,500 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

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