The Department of Education will not be recruiting to the MA in Science Education for the academic year 2015-16 as we are undertaking a review of our provision.
This programme will be attractive to all who have an interest in science education, whether they are teachers, researchers or policy makers. The programme offers specialist tuition within an established framework for MA provision in the Department. The aims of the programme are: *to enhance knowledge and understanding in science education *to develop educational research capabilities and skills in the fields of education and science education *to contribute, where appropriate, to professional development by enhancing capacity to investigate aspects of one or more of educational theory, policy and practice
Students will complete:
*four assessed coursework essay assignments (each 4,000 to 5,000 words in length) *an exam in Research Methods in Education *an assessed presentation + dissertation outline + ethics audit *a dissertation of 12,000 words in length