Graduate School of Education and Sport

Courses and dissertation

The Educational Research programme comprises of 4 compulsory courses, 2 optional courses and a dissertation.

Compulsory courses

There are four compulsory courses (20 credits each):

  • Nature of Enquiry
  • Designing Educational Research
  • Quantitative Data Analysis with SPSS


Further details on these:

Optional courses

Students must take two optional courses (20 credits each). Find details about these through the following link:


Progression to the dissertation depends on satisfactory performance in the taught courses during the first and second semesters. Further details about the dissertation are available through the link below.