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UNIVERSITY MASTER'S DEGREE IN EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH

Code:
 D027

Credits:
 60
 
Publication date:
 20/06/2011

Title:
 Master (ECTS)
 
Fee:
 46,20
 Créditos en 1ª matrícula
 

FIELD OF STUDY

Social and Legal Sciences

SYLLABUS

UNIVERSITY MASTER'S DEGREE IN EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH

TYPE OF EDUCATION

Face-to-face

LANGUAGE / S THAT IS OFFERED

Not defined

CENTRES WHERE IT IS TAUGHT

Faculty of Education

PROGRAMME JOINTLY SHARED WITH

Only taught at this university

EXAMINATION DATES

Enter the list of examination dates for this graduate programme.

SYLLABUS OFFERED

 

Legend: Not offeredNo teaching
SOLE
15 credits
 
Year
Title
Credits
Subject
30 credits
 
15 credits
 
Year
Title
Credits
Subject
1
END OF MASTER WORK
15
 
 
 
Once this block is approved, you get
MASTER'S DEGREE IN EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH

OBJECTIVES

 

1. To acquire an advanced training in educational research.
1.1 To acquire current knowledge of research issues and perspectives on educational research findings among the international scientific community.
1.2 To understand and be able to apply the usual research procedures, using quantitative and qualitative methodologies in educational research.
1.3 To acquire and apply scientific communication skills in accordance with scientific community standards, and to develop independent learning skills.
2. To act in accordance with the ethical codes governing scientific research established by professional associations within the international educational community, endeavouring to promote positive social action as regards non-discrimination and the democratisation of knowledge.

 

COMPETENCES


General Competences (CG)

  • CG1:Competencias en construcción y la aplicación de los conocimientos adquiridos, y en la resolución de problemas de investigación dentro de los contextos multidisciplinares relacionados con la investigación educativa.
  • CG2:Capacidad de integrar conocimientos y enfrentarse a la complejidad de variables del contexto educativo desde una perspectiva ética y social.
  • CG3:Capacidad de comunicar los resultados y conclusiones de investigación a una audiencia experta.
  • CG4:Habilidades de aprendizaje autónomo avanzado así como de revisión y evaluación de investigaciones.
  • CG5:Capacidad de actuación ética en el desarrollo de su investigación y su trabajo.

Specific Competences (CE)

  • CE1:Competencias en comprensión, análisis y aplicación de los conocimientos adquiridos.
  • CE2:Competencia en la resolución de problemas de investigación dentro de los contextos multidisciplinares relacionados con la investigación educativa.
  • CE3:Capacidad de integrar conocimientos multidisciplinares, perspectivas teóricas y procedimientos de investigación.
  • CE4:Capacidad de enfrentarse a la complejidad de variables del contexto educativo desde una perspectiva ética y social.
  • CE5:Capacidad de expresar, presentar y comunicar resultados u hallazgos de investigación de forma coherente y estructurada.
  • CE6:Capacidad de comunicar conclusiones de investigación a una audiencia experta.
  • CE7:Habilidades de aprendizaje autónomo avanzado en la búsqueda de marcos y fuentes de investigación.
  • CE8:Capacidad de auto-evaluar y revisar los límites de las propias investigaciones.

 

MASTER’S DEGREE: CREDITS AND SUBJECTS

 

 

Subject type

Credits

 Compulsory (OB)

15

 Optional (OP)

30

 Master’s Final Project (OB)

 15

TOTAL CREDITS

60

 

DISTRIBUTION OF SUBJECTS BY YEAR/SEMESTER

FIRST SEMESTER 30 ECTS

SECOND SEMESTER 30 ECTS

SUBJECT

TYPE

ECTS

SUBJECT

TYPE

ECTS

QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS 

OB

6

QUALITITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS

OB

3

DOCUMETARY SOURCES FOR RESEARCH: LITERATURE SEARCH AND ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES

OB

3

SUPPORT SOFTWARE FOR QUALITITATIVE RESEARCH (AQUAD) 

OP

3

RESEARCH ON PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN TEACHING

OB

3

RESEARCH IN UNIVERSITY TEACHING

OP

3

DEVELOPMENT, MOTIVATION AND LEARNING

OP

6

DIVERSITY AWARENESS IN THE INCLUSIVE SCHOOL

OP

3

RESEARCH IN COEXISTENCE AND CONFLICT

OP

3

RESEARCH IN EDUCATION ADVICE

OP

6

RESEARCH IN SPECIAL EDUCATION

OP

6

RESEARCH IN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY APPLIED TO EDUCATION

OP

6

RESEARCH IN TEACHING MATHEMATICS

RESEARCH IN ADVANCED MATHEMATICAL THOUGHT

OP

6

RESEARCH IN GEOMETRIC THOUGHT

OP

6

RESEARCH IN NUMERICAL AND ALGEBRAIC THOUGHT

OP

6

RESEARCH IN TEACHING LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE 

RESEARCH IN TEACHING LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

OP

6

TEACHING RESEARCH IN DEVELOPING LITERACY SKILLS AND ORAL COMMUNICATION

OP

6

RESEARCH IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF LITERARY READING SKILLS, CHILDREN’S LITERATURE AND  THE CLASSICS

OP

6

RESEARCH IN TEACHING MUSIC

RESEARCH IN TEACHING MUSIC AND MOVEMENT I

OP

6

RESEARCH IN TEACHING MUSIC AND MOVEMENT II

OP

6

MÁSTER’S FINAL PROJECT  

OB

15

RESEARCH IN TEACHING THE SOCIAL SCIENCES

 

RESEARCH IN TEACHING THE SOCIAL SCIENCES

OP

6

 

RESEARCH IN PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND SPORTS SCIENCE

 

RESEARCH IN PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND SPORTS SCIENCE I

OP

6

 

RESEARCH IN PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND SPORTS SCIENCE II

OP

3

 

 

GENERAL COURSE PROGRAMME

 

This Master’s Degree course consists of 60 credits which are organised into compulsory core modules and optional specific modules, the latter corresponding to the two main routes and the final project.

 

The optional routes reflect different lines of research, as detailed below:

1. Psychopedagogy route

2. Specific subject route.

 

The aim of the compulsory common core modules is to provide training in quantitative and qualititative methodologies and in the scientific literature, in order to encourage an inter- and multidisciplinary approach to the knowledge and skills acquired. At the same time the compulsory core modules offer an introduction to crossdisciplinary research in professional development in teaching, which reflects the different areas of research around which the Master’s Degree is structured.

 

The compulsory modules/subjects include:

  • Quantitative Research Methods (2 subjects)
  • Qualititative Research Methods (1 subject)
  • Research in Professional Development in Teaching (1 subject)

 

The areas of research in Psychopedagogy consist of the following optional modules/subjects:

  • Research in development, motivation and learning
  • Research in diversity awareness
  • Research in special education
  • Research in educational guidance
  • Research in digital technology applied to education

The areas of research in Teaching and Learning Specific Subjects consist of the following optional modules/subjects:

  • Research in Teaching Mathematics
  • Research in Teaching Language and Literature
  • Research in Teaching the Social Sciences
  • Research in Physical Activity and Sports Science
  • Research in Teaching Music

 

The following timetable has been proposed for the course programme. In the case of full-time students, the timetable is:

First term:

  • Compulsory core subjects: 12 credits (methodological)
  • Optional research subjects: 18 credits

Second term

  • Compulsory subjects: 3 credits
  • Optional research subjects: 12 credits
  • Master’s Final Project: 15 credits

 

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

 

According to the Regulations of the University of Alicante, the following requirements must be complied to have access to official taught Master’s degrees:

  1. To be in possession of a SPANISH OFFICIAL GRADUATE DEGREE CERTIFICATE or other issued by an institution of higher education  within the EHEA (European Higher Education) that enables the holder to have access  to Master’s degrees in the issuing .
  2. To be in possession of an officially approved  FOREIGN HIGHER EDUCATION DEGREE CERTIFICATE that had been recognised as equal to the degree that allows access to the requested studies.
  3. To be in possession of a UNIVERSITY DEGREE CERTIFICATE obtained in a University or Higher Education Institution of COUNTRIES OUTSIDE THE EHEA, without the prior approval of their studies. In this case, the following should be considered:
  • Non- recognised degree certificates shall require a technical report showing an equivalence statement issued by the University of Alicante (ContinUA – Continuing Education Centre), for which the corresponding fee should be paid.
  • Access through this way does under no circumstances imply prior official approval of the holder’s degree certificate, nor its recognition for purposes other than studying a master's degree.

 

ADMISSION AND ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

 

The implementation of specific entrance examinations beyond those established by the University itself is not envisaged,since students may be admitted to a Master’s Degree on the basis of the specific requirements as well as other criteria for assessing academic achievement relevant to the University Master’s Degree in question.

 

PRE-ENROLMENT AND ENROLMENT

 

PRE-ENROLMENT +info

Students who intend to study for an officially recognised Master’s Degree at the UA should complete pre-enrolment in accordance with the guidelines and deadlines specified annually.

 

ENROLMENT +info

Following publication of the final list of those admitted to the course, an email containing a user password will be sent to the successful applicants, enabling them to enrol via the Campus Virtual in accordance with the guidelines and deadlines specified annually.

In the registration process, the documents issued abroad must be official, duly notorised and translated. Further information:


NUMBER OF PLACES

 

COURSE NUMBER OF PLACES
2012-13 75
2013-14 50
2014-15 50
2015-16 50
2016-17 50

Focus

 

Research.

 

Degree course specialisation profile

 

This Master’s Degree focuses on research, and consequently offers the possibility of obtaining advanced training in the fields of interdisciplinary education and research in psychopedagogy and specialist subject teaching. It provides multiple opportunities for progress in professional practice.

 

Professional Profile 

Professions for which the degree qualifies its holder

Researchers and experts in the field of education. The programme is intended for graduates whose aim is to conduct research in any field associated with current areas of research.  It is also suitable for university teachers and professionals who are interested in specialisation and research possibilites in innovation and emerging knowledge in education.  Furthermore, the course has been designed in order to render it accessible to graduates from Latin American Universities.

 

TIMESCALE FOR IMPLEMENTATION

 

1. Timescale for implementation

Academic year

Implementation of the Master’s Degree

2009-2010

1st year

 

2. Equivalence Recognition Procedures, where appropriate, between the current and the new course programme.

In accordance with the University of Alicante regulations.

 

3. 3. Studies that will be discontinued and replaced by the proposed Degree course:

- Doctorate in Psychopedagogy Design, Guidance and Intervention, offered by the Department of Developmental and Educational Psychology.

- Doctorate in Teaching Research Training: Teaching Mathematics, Teaching Language and Literature, Teaching Social Sciences, offered by the Department of Teaching Innovation and Training.

- Doctorate in Educational Research, Curriculum and Professional Development, offered by  the Department of General and Specific Teaching.

 

 

Information about the Centre General information for students
  • Faculty of Education

Campus de San Vicente del Raspeig
Ctra. de Alicante s/n 03690
San Vicente del Raspeig (Alicante)
Telephone:+ 34 96 590 3708
Fax:+ 34 96 590 3827
facu.educacio@ua.es 
http://educacio.ua.es/en/


 

  •  Continuous Training Center (ContinUA)
         Ground Floor Germán Bernácer
         Telephone:
+ 34 96 590 9422
         Fax: + 34 96 590 9442
           continua@ua.es
           http://web.ua.es/en/continua


 

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