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.
Accredited by: NVAO in: Netherlands
Types of teaching (in year 1):
This programme has a workload of 60 ECTS.
You can apply until:
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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. Read more about IELTS.Take IELTS test
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. Read more about CAE.
Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.
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). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).
Knowledge minimum: * Bachelorâ€™s degree, or equivalent * A grounded and focused motivation to do this programme * A curriculum vitae/resume, summarising your educational and professional career
Personal motivation: A grounded and focused motivation to study this programme
Previous education: Bachelor of Science in a related discipline.
Additional language requirements:
Foundation for Refugee Students:
The Foundation for Refugee Students UAF provides financial and other support to refugees and asylum seekers who plan to study in the Netherlands.
University of Twente:
The University Twente Scholarship (UTS) is a scholarship for excellent students from both EU/EEA as well as non-EU/EEA countries, applying for a graduate programme (MSc) at the University of Twente. The students receive between â‚¬ 3,000 and â‚¬ 25,000 for one year.
The Holland Scholarship is a scholarship for excellent students from non-EU/EEA countries, applying for a Bachelor's or Master's programme at the University of Twente. The scholarship amounts to â‚¬ 5,000 for the first year of your studies.
Global Education Scholarship Programme (GEP):
The Global Education Scholarship Programme (GEP) is a Russian government funding programme that offers Russian citizens an opportunity to study at the University of Twente.
LPDP (Lembaga Pengelola Dana Pendidikan):
The LPDP (Lembaga Pengelola Dana Pendidikan) scholarship offers talented students from Indonesia the opportunity to obtain a Master's or PhD degree at the University of Twente. The University of Twente is listed as one of the top 200 eligible and preferred LPDP foreign partner institutions.
The scholarship program is designed to award TOEFL test takers for achieving academic excellence, exhibiting leadership skills, performing extracurricular activities and demonstrating English-communication proficiency.
Post-9/11 GI Bill:
The Post-9/11 GI Bill is an education benefit program for individuals who served on active duty after September 10, 2001.
Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship:
The Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship provides Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to the children and surviving spouses of service members who died in the line of duty while on active duty after September 10, 2001.
Dienst Uitvoering Onderwijs (DUO):
Dienst Uitvoering Onderwijs (DUO) is, among other things, responsible for the distribution of Dutch student grants. The IB-groep can provide financial support to international students as well, through grants or loans.
Erasmus+ Master Loans allow students to apply for financial support for their Master's studies abroad. Loans will be offered by participating banks and student loan agencies on favorable conditions to mobile students, including better than market interest rates.
Erasmus+ encourages individual mobility, transnational partnerships and alliances to foster cooperation between organisations and institutions and to stimulate knowledge and innovation in the field of education, training and youth.
Maxican Council for Science and Technology:
The Mexican Council for Science and Technology, CONACyT, supports students from Mexico. It applies to Mexican students who want to enroll for a Master's or PhD programme at the University of Twente.
Kipaji Scholarship Fund:
The Kipaji Scholarship Fund is founded especially for talented students from countries with upcoming economies. Students from these countries could have the potential, but not the means to study at the University of Twente. The scholarship is meant as additional support for UTS scholarship students.
The New Holland Scholarship Australia (NHS Australia) offers credit mobility scholarships to students from Australia who would like to study in the Netherlands for a short period and become part of the long-standing historic ties between the two countries.
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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