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What will I learn?

This course aims to help you to: Identify appropriate issues of educational significance for your enquiry; Select appropriate methods and methodologies by which to investigate these; Appreciate the epistemological and technical assumptions that underpin this choice; Design and execute a well-founded enquiry; Analyse and interpret findings with accuracy, rigour and originality; Identify the practical and professional implications of educational enquiry. We are particularly interested to hear from those who would like to work within areas such as: art practice and learning; bilingualism in education; children’s literature and education; curriculum policy and practice; digital technologies and learning; equity and social justice; education policy; social research ethics as situated practice.

Which department am I in?

Educational Studies

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
£15,360.00 (15,82,799) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

September 2021


Goldsmiths, University of London

New Cross,


SE14 6NW, England

Entry requirements

For international students

Students should normally have (or expect to be awarded) a taught Masters in a relevant subject area. Students might also be considered for some programmes if they aren’t a graduate or their degree is in an unrelated field, but have relevant experience and can show that students have the ability to work at postgraduate level. Students need to have an IELTS score of 6.5 with a 6.5 in writing and no element lower than 6.0. TOEFL: 90 overall with 23 in Writing and 21 in each other skill.

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