Taught course

Science Education

King's College London · Department of Education and Professional Studies

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:2 first degree (or equivalent), plus PGCE or an equivalent initial teacher qualification. Although teaching experience is highly recommended (especially when related to the subject focus of the MA you are applying for), applicants with an appropriate academic qualifications are invited to apply. Students with 60 PGCE credits only need take the core module, one optional module and the dissertation.

Months of entry


Course content

This is a dynamic programme constantly redesigned to keep up with changing ideas and practice. Being one of the leading research institutions in science education it offers students excellent opportunities in a close knit, supportive environment. It forms part of our department's successful modular MA education programme which has been running for over 10 years. Although rooted in practical experience the programme emphasises the theoretical study of education.

It will offer the opportunity to reflect on current provision in the light of past and present policy decisions and to evaluate current research and curricular innovations. It will provide up-to-date knowledge and evidence-based information about science education practice and pedagogical developments.

Information for international students

Visit our admissions webpages to view our English language entry requirements.

Fees and funding

Visit the fees and funding webpages to find out more about bursaries, scholarships, grants, tuition fees, living expenses, student loans and other financial help available at King's.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24-72 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Officer, Centre for Arts & Sciences Admissions (CASA)
+44 (0) 20 7848 7207