Research at Leeds Beckett
Masters by Research Professional Practice
What is this award?
This is a new and innovative Master’s degree level research award which is designed to capture and evidence the advanced professional skills including research informed practice, leadership and critical thinking, which are demonstrated on a daily basis in multiple professional contexts such as schools, hospitals and other fields.Like other research awards it engages one to one supervisory method to enable candidates to produce an academic research informed thesis relating directly to their practice
Who is this award for?
Participants on the award are likely to be experienced or developing professional practitioners seeking to develop their academic research skills from a variety of professional settings, including schools, Further Education colleges, hospitals, early years settings, local government and in private practice.
How long will it take me and what will it cost?
The award is usually undertaken part time.The work for this award will therefore normally be completed within two years of first enrolment and the cost of the award from academic year.
How will this help my career?
If you are aiming to develop your career as an aspiring professional in a middle or senior management position, then this research degree will enable you to build the necessary skills within your developing professional portfolio. Likewise, if you are looking to take your first steps into academia, then a Masters by Research (M.Res) could be ideal for you.
It is also an excellent stepping stone to Doctoral level research, either a PhD degree or a Professional Doctorate (EdD/DBA/D.Prac).
How can I find out more and how do I apply?
At present we are not accepting new applicants for this award, however this is likely to change in the future.