Double research

Key Facts            NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 2017/18 

Type of course: Post Graduate combined (taught and research) worth 60PG credits.
Study Options: Face to face (5 days) plus distance learning
Duration: 1 year
Start date: October 2017
Accreditation: Birmingham City University
Credits: 60 PG credits
Fees: £1,525 (payment facilities by request - email
Tutors Professor Chris Pascal & Professor Tony Bertram
Entry Requirements: An undergraduate degree is generally requested as applicants will be expected to study at Post Graduate level, but applications from practitioners without degrees, but with relevant experience are encouraged.

Who is this course aimed at?

This module is designed for Early Years practitioners to become practitioner-researchers in their own settings.

What are the main themes?

It covers all aspects of how to undertake an extended piece of research including how to:
- Select and define a suitable topic for research;
- Undertake and write a critical literature review relevant to the research topic;
- Compile a research report or portfolio and prepare a presentation;
- Select and justify an appropriate methodological approach. This will include consideration of your epistemology, theoretical state, methodology and methods;
- Analyse data and report findings in an appropriate format.

How will it help my practice?

The research module is designed to give you the opportunity to develop the building blocks of rigorous academic research by supporting you through a small research project on a preferred aspect of your own practice.

Not only should completing the module provide you with transferable research skills which will be invaluable when you come to begin your dissertation, but your piece of practitioner research should offer a critical insight of your chosen focus.

Dates for 2017/2018:

Tuesday 3rd October 2017
Tuesday 31st October 2017
Tuesday 28th November 2017
Tuesday 23rd January 2018
Tuesday 6th March 2018

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2017-18 MA enrolment poster