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Description of Educational Science and Technology

The Master of Science (MSc) programme in Educational Science and Technology is for anyone fascinated by education and training, yet not intending to become a teacher.

The programme focuses on the design and evaluation of teaching and learning programmes in schools and organizations. The scope is wide: from the instruction of young children in primary school to developing interactive materials for vocational education, and from assessing the quality of schooling and school performance to talent and leadership development, and in-company re-training. The programme has two profiles. Educational Design & Effectiveness is all about learning and instruction in formal and informal settings, and effectiveness in schools. Human Resource Development focuses on the design of learning programmes in organizations. The programme offers you a varied and stimulating environment in which to learn. You will study alongside motivated students of different nationalities who come from a mix of backgrounds. In addition to working individually, you will cooperate closely on group assignments and benefit from frequent interaction with staff. You will also enjoy flexibility in designing your study programme. EST graduates can look forward to excellent career prospects in positions such as educational quality coordinator, course developer or e-learning designer.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline Start in 1 September: July (non-EEA: May). Start in 1 February: December (non-EEA: October).
Tuition fee
  • EUR 10581 Year (Non-EEA)
  • EUR 1906 Year (EEA)
For Part-time: €
Start date September  2015, March  2016
Credits (ECTS) 60 ECTS
Duration full-time 12 months
Languages
  • English
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Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

Types of teaching (in year 1):

  • theory: 30%
  • practice: 30%
  • self study: 40%

Programme internationalization:

  • Studying abroad is optional.

This programme has a workload of 60 ECTS.

English Language Requirements

Requirements for Educational Science and Technology

Knowledge minimum: * Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent * For non-Dutch applicants only: Sufficient proficiency in English: minimum overall score of (or equivalent to) 6.5 on the IELTS where all sub-scores are at least 6.0 or equivalent (exemptions may apply) * A grounded and focused motivation to do this programme * A curriculum vitae/resume, summarising your educational and professional career

Additional language requirements:

  • IELTS listening: 6.0
  • IELTS reading: 6.0
  • IELTS writing: 6.0
  • IELTS speaking: 6.0
  • IELTS overall band: 6.5
  • TOEFL internet based: 90
  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English: C1
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English: C1

Work Experience for Educational Science and Technology

No work experience is required.

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Accreditation

Accredited by: NVAO in: Netherlands

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