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Postgraduate Module Descriptor

EFPM013Z5: Introduction to Educational Enquiry

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.


NQF Level7
Credits60 ECTS Value30
Term(s) and duration

This module ran during term 3 (24 weeks)

Academic staff

Dr Karen Walshe (Convenor)


Completion of four MA Education modules to the value of 120 credits. This must include completion of core modules 1 and 2. 



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) and two 30 credit modules of your choice from the selection of optional modules available.

This 60 credit module will introduce you to educational research and 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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