Psychology: Learning Sciences, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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The M.Sc. Psychology: Learning Sciences has established many strategic alliances with other universities and organisations through joint research projects. The Munich Center of the Learning Sciences maintains a network of more than 30 universities with internationally acknowledged expertise in the field of the Learning Sciences.

About

The M.Sc. Psychology: Learning Sciences is a research-oriented program that promotes a select group of highly motivated students to engage in state-of-the-art research in the internationally emerging field of the Learning Sciences. The program encompasses knowledge and skills training in interdisciplinary knowledge, research methods, and transferable skills related to the Learning Sciences. Courses are taught in the form of seminars, classes in small groups, and colloquia, rather than lectures. All courses are taught by leading scientists in their fields.

The interdisciplinary M.Sc. Psychology: Learning Sciences is offered by the Munich Center of the Learning Sciences (MCLS). It combines fundamental skills and expertise from the fields of psychology and education and has a clear focus on learning, research and excellence. The program includes the following core themes:

  • Cognition, emotion, learning and development
  • Learning, instruction, training and technology
  • Psychology of excellence
The M.Sc. Psychology: Learning Sciences has established many strategic alliances with other universities and organisations through joint research projects. The Munich Center of the Learning Sciences maintains a network of more than 30 universities with internationally acknowledged expertise in the field of the Learning Sciences. European Region Action Scheme for the Mobility of University Students (ERASMUS).

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Introduction to Psychology of Development, Learning and Excellence
  • Evaluation and Research Methods
  • Assessment and Diagnostic Methods
  • Transferable Skills for the Learning Sciences
  • Educational Perspectives in the Learning Sciences
  • Internship Module
  • Final Module

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade B):

    193

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    548

    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).

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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).

Academic Requirements

Bachelors degree (or equivalent) in Psychology, Education, or a related discipline; excellent English proficiency (at least at Upper B2 level); prior knowledge in Learning Sciences, Scientific Research Methods and Statistics, and Academic Skills.

Tuition Fee

There are no tuition fees for this course.

Funding

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