Undertaking practitioner-led research can be excellent preparation for moving onto a master’s programme (if you have the pre-requisite qualifications). Masters’ study (level 7) can open up a new world of research and provides you with an opportunity to think deeply and critically about your chosen subject. It can also help you move into new working roles or prepare for PhD research.

Programme Resources

The skills and qualities you will develop during your master’s degree build on many of the skills used by practitioner researchers on the emCETT Blended PLAR programme. These include:

By following the links above, you can access materials to develop knowledge and skills to help prepare you for level 7 study.

Links to level 7 (master’s) programmes

To support you to find suitable master’s courses in your region, please follow the links below (only universities in England are listed and the list is not exhaustive*). More information will be added so do check back regularly if your region is not yet populated. Also note that some universities offer distance learning masters programmes and so it is worth checking in different regions to see if there are courses you could apply for.

  • North East
  • Yorkshire and Humberside
  • North West
  • West Midlands
  • East Midlands
  • East of England
  • South West
  • South East
  • London

* We cannot guarantee that the information above is correct, though we have made every effort to provide up-to-date information. Please check university websites for the latest information about their courses.