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Postgraduate Module Descriptor

EFPM006: Undertaking Educational Enquiry

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.


NQF Level7
Credits30 ECTS Value15
Term(s) and duration
Academic staff

Dr Karen Walshe (Convenor)


Completion of five MA Education modules to the value of 120 credits. This must include completion of core modules 1, 2 (Understanding Education and Understanding Learning) and core module 5 (Preparing for Educational Enquiry).



Available via distance learning


This is the final module of the MA Education online programme. It is a core module and therefore must be completed by all students.  Prior to undertaking this module you must have completed the first two core modules (Understanding Education and Understanding Learning); two 30-credit modules of your choice from the selection of optional modules available; and the Preparing for Educational Enquiry 30 credit module.


This 30-credit module will support you in designing and carrying out a small-scale research study in the field of education. This module is often referred to as the dissertation module because the main output is a dissertation reporting on your research study.  

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