Programme outline

Number of ECTS credits: 
120
Number of years: 
2
Study language: 
English
Faculty: 
Psychology and Educational Sciences
Campus: 
Brussels Engineering, Sciences & Humanities Campus
Deze opleiding in het Nederlands: 
Onderwijskunde

Pick a programme for Educational Sciences:

For regular students
No plans for working students
For exchange students

Bachelor programmes

and equivalents

Master programmes

and equivalents
Master of Science in Educational Sciences

After the master

 

Master of Science in Educational Sciences

Standaard traject
Academic year 2017-2018
Admission requirements:
direct access: Bachelor in de Pedagogische Wetenschappen, Bachelor in de Psychologie, Bachelor in de Agogische Wete,schappen (Belgian degrees).
after application and admission procedure: bachelor in education and other related social sciences (Degrees achieved in officially recognized institutions). Students coming from outside the European Economic Area: proof of English proficiency is compulsory.

The Master of Science in de Educational Sciences (120 credits) is a 2-year study:
- The 1st masteryear (1MA): compulsory courses. Total 60 credits.
- The 2nd masteryear (2MA): compulsory courses + optional courses (9 credits). Total 60 credits.

After completing the 2 years successfully the student obtains the Degree of Master of Science in Educational Sciences.

1st masteryear (1MA)

It is recommended to follow the 1st year or the first 60 credits.

Compulsory courses

Belongs to the 1st masteryear.
From the courses listed below, students must obtain 54 ECTS credits.
Title Course titular Semester ECTS credits
Approaches to Teaching and Assessment 1st semester 6
Curriculum Development 1st semester 6
Management for Educational Change 1st semester 6
Electronic Learning Environments and E-learning Design 2nd semester 6
Management and Innovation for the Social and Non-profit 2nd semester 6
Modern Educational Systems 2nd semester 3
Professional Development Support 2nd semester 6
Selected Chapters in Education and Training 2nd semester 6
Research Seminar for Educational Sciences 1st and 2nd semester 9

1-2 MA optional course

6 credits optional course in the 1st master year or 6 credits compulsory course of statistics for students who have not the required background in statistics.
From the courses listed below, students must obtain 6 ECTS credits.

2nd masteryear (2MA)

The 2nd masteryear can be started according to the prerequisites (enrollment requirements).

Compulsory courses

Compulsory courses
From the courses listed below, students must obtain 51 ECTS credits.
Title Course titular Semester ECTS credits
Case Studies Curriculumdesign and Innovation 2nd semester 6
Internship Educational Sciences 1st and 2nd semester 21
Master Thesis Educational Sciences 1st and 2nd semester 24

Optional courses

To choose from the list: minimum 9 credits (or in total 1st and 2nd masteryear minimum 12 credits).
From the courses listed below, students must obtain 15 ECTS credits.