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O que eu aprenderei?

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 study with an international group and with academic staff who are leaders in their research fields.

About this degree

By studying this programme you will:

- improve your understanding of the academic theory of education and science education
- critically evaluate research and development in the field,
- apply scientific ideas to the practice of science education in formal and/or informal contexts
- provide insights into the contemporary developments in science education

Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits

Upon successful completion of 180 credits, you will be awarded a MA in Education (Science).

Teaching and learning

The MA Education (Science) is taught through a combination of face-to-face and online. All three compulsory modules (Foundations of Science Education, What is Education? and Understanding Research) can be studied face-to-face or online.

Each 30 M-level credit module has 300 nominal learning hours. This is made up of formal learning and teaching events such as lectures, seminars, tutorials, as well as independent study.

During term time students are expected to study between 15-20 hours per module, per week, preparing for and participating in seminars/lectures, and engaged in independent study and research. Learning hours continue outside term and full time study on the MA and would amount to 40 hours a week over 45 weeks.


Graduates of this programme work across a broad range of areas. They are teachers and lecturers in all phases of formal education: primary, secondary and higher education; researchers; policymakers; as well as work in the informal education sector, such as museums and science centres.

Recent career destinations for this degree:

Secondary School Teacher (Deputy Curriculum Leader for Science, Waltham Forest School and Sports College)
PhD in Education, York University
Teacher (Biology), Unspecified School


If you are a practicing teacher or educator, you will develop your practice by linking theory to practice and engaging in a range of different perspectives related to science education.

You will develop your research skills over the duration of the course and learn how to critically evaluate research.

De qual departamento farei parte?

Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment

Opções de estudo

Período integral (1 ano)

£26.600,00 (R$ 165.691) por ano
Fees for subsequent years may increase or otherwise vary.

Esta é uma taxa fixa
Prazo para inscrição

Esperado March 2023

Data de início

Setembro 2022


London, Bloomsbury

Gower Street,


WC1E 6BT, England

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes do(s)/da Estados Unidos

Students who hold Medical / Dental / Pharmacy degree; Doctorate/PhD (All degrees must be awarded by an institution accredited by a recognised regional accreditation body) will also be considered for graduate entry.

Para estudantes internacionais

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. IELTS: Overall grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each of the subtests. TOEFL (iBT): Overall score of 100 with 24/30 in reading and writing and 20/30 in speaking and listening.

Os requisitos para o IELTS podem variar de acordo com o curso que você escolher.


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