Action Research 1

Module codes: ED7327, ED7328

In this double module you will learn how to critique and evaluate the basic principles of educational research. We will study the characteristics, affordances and limitations of action research as a research methodology and look at how an action research approach can be applied to professional challenges in a work based context.


  • 20 hours of tutorials
  • 290 hours of guided independent study
  • 290 hours of work-based learning

Assessment Methods

  • Portfolio and commentary, 4,000-5000 words (40%)
  • Online poster, 1,000 words (10%)
  • Presentation, 10 minutes (10%)
  • Research report, 4,000-5,000 words (40%)