Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirement is a second-class Bachelor's degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. However, those who do not meet the minimum requirements should contact the Programme Leader. Work experience will be taken into account.

If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.

The English language level for this programme is: Good.

Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MA Education (Science) aims to reflect contemporary theory in all aspects of practice in science education: international, formal and informal. Participants study with an international group and tutors are leaders in their research fields.

The Department of Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment at UCL Institute of Education (IOE) is a world-leading centre for geography, business, mathematics, history, religious education, citizenship and science education.

The department provides an impressive range of cutting-edge programmes. In addition we offer a first-class PhD programme and staff are actively involved in an extensive range of innovative, nationally and internationally acclaimed research and development projects

The MA Education (Science) is one of the few science-specific education Master's degrees in the UK. It covers contemporary practice in all sectors of science education and offers opportunities to study throughout the programme with world leaders in their field.

Fees and funding

Please see UCL website for full information about fees and costs for this programme.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    flexible
    60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Assessment

The MA Education (Science) is taught through a combination of face-to-face and online. The compulsory module, Foundations of Science Education, is studied with nine sessions face-to-face and one online task or online. What is Education? and Understanding Research modules can be studied face-to-face, online, or through a short intensive summer programme.

Course contact details

Phone
+44 (0)20 7331 5196