University Master's Degree in Research in Education

Are you interested in educational research? In acquiring the tools and resources needed to pursue a research career with the help of excellent professionals? This master's degree is for you!

General information

  • UAB University Master's Degree
  • Credits: 60 ECTS
  • Course begins on 23/09/2024
  • Beginning of the pre-enrolment period 12/01/2024
    See the calendar
  • Places: 80 places
  • Teaching timetable: Afternoons
  • Price: €27.67 per credit (EU citizens and non-EU holding an EU residence permit). 2024/25 Academic year.
    €66 per credit (non-EU citizens who do not hold an EU residence permit). 2024/25 Academic year.

  • Language: Catalan (30%) and Spanish (70%)
  • Mode: Classroom-based learning
  • Teaching centre: Faculty of Education
61 Màster Universitari de Recerca en Educació - MURE - Català/Castellà

Do you wish to innovate in different education areas and specialisations such as the teaching of language and literature, social sciences, science and mathematics, art, psychomotricity and physical education, curriculum and innovation processes, educational inequalities and management of educational organisations?

Are you interested in combining cross-curricular modules that promote the development of research skills within the educational sector, and specific modules within each of the educational specialisations? In the master's degree in Research in Education you will be able to enrol in a specialisation and also take optional modules according to your interests.

The team of lecturers is formed by PhD graduates working in renowned research teams with a broad experience in educational research and also in the training of educational research in all of its modalities and forms.

The master's degree is open to professionals, academics and graduates interesetd in acquiring useful tools and resources, and developing their research skills, with the aim of working in the field of research or leading scientific-based innovation processes in their organisations.

Career options

The UAB master's degree in Education Research has the aim of training professionals who, through research, can provide solutions to social, academic and professional needs in the field of education.

The UAB master's degree in Education Research leads on to Ph.D studies, and this will be the route followed by a large number of its graduates. However, the competences acquired by the master's students will also open doors to other occupations in the following areas:

  • Consultancy services on all education and training matters for public administrations, businesses and other organisations
  • Consultancy services on problem-solving in relation to planning, syllabus design and assessment, and other areas, for teaching institutions
  • Consultancy and management in the field of publishing, and the design of innovative course materials based on current research
  • Planning, management and organisation of events at institutions of informal education (museums, libraries, teaching organisations, cultural associations, etc.)
  • Planning and management of archive systems and resource centres, and research at research centres
  • Work with NGOs on organising and assessing their education programmes
  • training of top-ranking professionals with a broad vision of the educational processes being developed in different regions and institutions.


Coordinator university:

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona


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