UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Science Education

The course will increase understanding of the academic theory of science education. It enables students to critically evaluate research and development in the field, apply scientific ideas to the practice of science education in formal and informal contexts and give insights into contemporary developments in science education.

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirement is a 2nd Class Honours 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.

Course modules

Core modules: foundations of science education; understanding research; what is education?

Assessment methods

The programme is taught face-to-face and online. The core module is a mixed mode module studied with seven sessions face-to-face and three involving online tasks. The recommended modules can be studied face-to-face, online, or through a short intensive summer programme.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 7,145 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 15,525 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Distance learning (full-time) - 1 years
MA Part-time - 4 years
MA Distance learning - 4 years

Campus details

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Key information

Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
0207 331 5100