It prepares students for research into the nature, development and features of educational actors, institutions, related policies, and processes in educational development and educational practices.
This Educational Sciences: Curriculum Design and Innovation programme is offered by Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB).
Lifelong learning is a hot issue not only in Europe, but in the entire world. Education is often used as a strategy for many purposes. Education doesnt stop when leaving school. Education is everywhere: in the media, in the private sector, in our spare time Not only locally, but globally and internationally too the importance of education is highlighted. An international Master in Educational Sciences will therefore be an added value on your curriculum vitae.
Because of the specific characteristics and advantages of a blended learning approach, both international students and/or students with a job are addressed. Other students with a special interest in this International Master Programme are of course allowed to apply as well.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You only need to take one of these language tests:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score.
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The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test.
Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.
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The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6.
Read more about TOEFL (PBT).
The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing).
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Students holding a Bachelor’s degree in other related social sciences can apply as well. An Admission Board will evaluate the applications on an individual basis. The degrees must have been achieved in an officially recognized institution.
Candidates without direct access to the master programme of educational sciences, but who are meeting all the other requirements and showing great potential may, at the discretion of the Board, be granted an admission or a conditional admission.
Candidates with a conditional admission must follow an additional programme to provide the missing credits. The courses for this programme will be determined by the Admissions Board and must be successfully completed during the first master year as a prerequisite for being considered in the end-of-year deliberation. Students will not graduate or receive credits for the master curriculum until they have passed all of the courses in this additional programme.
The Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) participates in many scholarship programmes offering grants to all levels of study (from Bachelor to Ph.D level), in various regions, both for short and longer stays.
StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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