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2024 Masters Dissertation and Doctoral Thesis Awards Now Open

Every year BERA recognises academic excellence and rigour in research by a Master of Education student and a Doctoral student This underscores BERA’s commitment to championing educational research, and celebrating and recognise excellence in the education research community.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant should be a fully paid up members of BERA at the time of nominations.
  • The institution at which the student submitted their dissertation should have confirmed the degree awarded by 31st December 2023; i.e this award is awarded to education students who have completed their masters in the previous year (2023).


  • £500
  • Complimentary registration at BERA Conference 2024
  • Your research presented as a BERA Blog


Find out more about the Masters Dissertation Award Here

Find out more about the Doctoral Thesis Award Here