Educational Research - D4004
This course is for high achievers who want to undertake a graduate research degree such as a research masters degree or a PhD, but do not meet the eligibility requirements of previous research experience or feel they do not have sufficient previous research experience.
It is designed as a pathway course to prepare you to undertake research at a postgraduate level. You will learn about research methodology, research design and research ethics as you plan and conduct a research study that can lead onto a graduate research course.
If you complete the Graduate Certificate with high grades, you will be well placed to commence a successful Masters or PhD candidature in the field of education.
The course will provide you with a sound basis in educational research, enabling you to demonstrate that you can:
- evaluate educational research with an understanding of a range of research methodologies,
- define an issue in education and plan an investigable research project,
- design and undertake a significant research project in Education, and
- write up the results of the research project and demonstrate the capacity to adhere to the conventions of research.