Practitioner research methods

Module code: ED7430

This module will provide the foundation for your professional enquiry dissertation in the following year and will give you the opportunity to explore approaches to conducting small-scale research.

You will learn how to conduct your research ethically, explore your own position in relation to your research and the strengths and limitations of a variety of methods.


  • 18 hours of seminars
  • 2 hours of tutorials
  • 10 hours of project supervision
  • 30 hours of fieldwork
  • 240 hours of guided independent study


  • Poster presentation (20%)
  • Research study/report, 4,000 words (80%)