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What will I learn?

This Educational Research and Development MPhil course is aimed at those who are, or aspire to be, senior academic or administrative leaders of primary, secondary or tertiary educational institutions, or university lecturers or researchers. Investigating the way we conceive of, and execute, education may have the potential to influence a whole generations of pupils. At Lincoln, you will have the opportunity to work alongside academics undertaking studies into how education provision can be improved. As a full-time research student, you can benefit from regular monthly supervisions with your supervisor (bi-monthly for part-time). In addition you will have the opportunity to attend training sessions on research methods and skills provided by the School of Education and the Doctoral School. The programme is designed to enable you to develop the critical-thinking and research skills required for study at postgraduate level. You will have the opportunity to decide on the focus of your research thesis and receive one-to-one support from an experienced supervisor. ???The School of Education is a vibrant and intellectually stimulating environment in which staff have developed national and international reputations in their areas of expertise. Career and Personal Development: The award of MPhil may enable education professionals to progress to become academic or administrative leaders in primary, secondary or tertiary education. Alternatively, they may lead to a career in academia or research.

Which department am I in?

School of Education

Study options

Full Time (1.5 years)

Tuition fees
£14,400.00 (14,86,776) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

4 October 2021

Venue

Lincoln (Main Site)

Brayford Pool,

Lincoln,

Lincolnshire,

LN6 7TS, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Entry requirements for postgraduate (master degree) programmes vary by course although applicants must successfully complete a US Bachelor degree from a recognised institution with a minimum GPA of 2.8 (some courses may require a GPA of 3.2). Some of our postgraduate programmes, the major / content of your undergraduate degree will be taken into consideration. Students need to have an IELTS score of 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in each band score). Some courses require a higher IELTS score.

For international students

Students need to have minimum of an upper Second Class honours degree, or alternatively a Second Class honours degree and a Master’s degree in a relevant subject. International students will require English Language at IELTS 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in each element, or equivalent. TOEFL IBT with overall score of 90.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Lincoln

Over the past two decades the University of Lincoln has invested more than £300 million to provide a modern, student-centred environment.

  • Top 150 young university in the world (THE, 2020)
  • Ranked 17th in The Guardian Good University Guide 2020
  • Multicultural community of students from 100+ countries
  • Located in the heart of the historic city of Lincoln