Brunel University London

Course Introduction

An MPhil involves the exploration of a research topic and is typically studied over a shorter period of 1 year for a full-time student and 2 years for a part-time student. MPhil students are required to demonstrate a systematic understanding of knowledge and a critical awareness of current problems and/or new insights informed by the forefront of their discipline, field of study or professional practice. The Education department strives to be the most innovative in London. Based on the oldest teacher training colleges in the British Commonwealth ? each with a radical history - we offer research-led programmes for teachers, youth and community workers, other education professionals and those with an interest in the academic study of Education and schooling. Our research is funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council, the Arts and Humanities Research Council, the British Academy, the Higher Education Academy and many other organisations and charities. We are committed to working locally and globally and the impact of our research reflects that aspiration.

Areas of study include: Pedagogy and learning, Specific curriculum areas, including: science, mathematics, English and physical education, ICT and education, Teachers? (and related professionals?) professional learning, Students? perspectives on schooling, The nature and value of educational theory, Social justice and education, Educational leadership and management

Equity and inclusion in education, The impact if education policies on educational practice and outcomes.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
Master of Philosophy - MPhil £16,850 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
Master of Philosophy - MPhil £16,850 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
Master of Philosophy - MPhil £8,425 European Fees
2 years
Part Time
Master of Philosophy - MPhil £8,425 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: The general University entrance requirement for registration for a research degree is normally a First or Upper Second Class Honours degree.
  • International entry requirements: Applicants need to have an IELTS: 6.5 (min 6 in all areas); Pearson: 58 (51 in all subscores); BrunELT: 65% (min 60% in all areas).
  • IELTS score: 6.5