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Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time, 5 years flexible
Biological Sciences (4) Chemistry (6) Education (11) Physics (29)

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Unleash your potential with the MA Education (Science) programme at UCL. Designed for science educators and aspiring science teachers, this degree delves deep into the theoretical aspects of science education. Explore contemporary practices in science education and engage with world-renowned academic staff. The programme offers a unique opportunity to critically evaluate research in the field and apply scientific ideas to educational practice. With a focus on formal and informal learning contexts, you'll enhance your understanding of academic theory and contemporary developments in science education. Entry requirements include a second-class Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification, with work experience considered. The programme's structure combines face-to-face and online modules, featuring teaching pedagogies like lectures, seminars, and group work. Join the Science special interest group community for collaborative discussions and networking opportunities. Graduates go on to diverse career paths in education, research, and policymaking. Elevate your career and broaden your horizons with the MA Education (Science) at UCL.

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If you are a science teacher or educator looking to further your career, or want to become a science educator and engage with the theoretical aspects of science education before your career begins, this may be the ideal degree for you. Participants will critically explore how science is taught and learnt and gives students the opportunity to study issues in education with an international group and with academic staff who have a broad range of research interests.

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The Department of Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment at IOE, UCL’s Faculty of Education and Society is a world-leading centre for subject-specific education.

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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.


UK tuition fees (2024/25)
Full-time: £12,700
Part-time: £6,350

Overseas tuition fees (2024/25)
Full-time: £31,100
Part-time: £15,550

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