The MPhil in Education allows you to study towards a research degree rather than a taught programme. This gives you flexibility to study something which is important to your own interests. You can either continue your studies towards a PhD or you can apply your knowledge within an educational setting internationally. Research students come from all over the world and degrees are offered either on a full time or part time basis on campus or via distance learning. Research is integrated across four distinct themes which include:
Sustainability and Development Studies
Professional Learning and Teacher Education
Inclusion, Mental Health and Well-being
The School of Education offer a seminar series which you are welcome to attend within the School and across the wider university. The School offers routes into teaching, professional learning and continued professional development and research. More recently there are additional programmes and courses available in mindfulness, and access courses to teaching. The School of Education works with a number of educational partners across all levels of education. Networks include many Scottish local authorities, Erasmus and various universities around the world.
You are supervised by highly experienced researchers in the education sector, many researchers have practical experience in schools, further education and higher education and lifelong learning
You are welcome to attend seminars and events within the School of Education and university wide
The University was founded on the principle of “Open to all and dedicated to the pursuit of truth in the service of others.” Bishop Elphinstone, 1495. You study in an international environment with international academics who are able to offer you specific expertise in their discipline areas.