Program Details

The main objective of the programme is to encourage a profound knowledge and a deep understanding based on scientific educational research for those people who have already obtained a professional or academic degree and strive for a career in the field of
Location:
Leuven, Belgium
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year

Program Overview

Program Description:
The Master of Science in Educational Studies offers an academically oriented programme providing broad expertise related to the field of education. This entails: - a thorough understanding of educational approaches and methodologies related to educational issues; - the necessary competencies and skills to conduct educational research, design instruments, develop training modules and curricula, guide and evaluate innovation processes; - insight into instructional psychology, school development, professional and continuing education and educational policies. This is an initial Master's programme and can be followed on a full-time or part-time basis.

The main objective of the programme is to encourage a profound knowledge and a deep understanding based on scientific educational research for those people who have already obtained a professional or academic degree and strive for a career in the field of education. The programme offers a thorough understanding of educational models and insights in methodology, pedagogy and education to define educational issues and create learning environments to support and optimise the educational development of people (from early years to adulthood). The Master of Educational Studies embodies a scientific-professional and critical-reflective attitude and has attention for contemporary and societal developments and for the growing complexity in educational processes. The master is systematically and profoundly trained, is competent in translating research results to educational practices and is trained to approach educational issues in the practice of the classroom and the school in a scientific way and to give a justification for his/her approach. The master demonstrates concern and an engagement towards the education of young children and adults and a loving care and attention for the learning abilities of each person.

Setting Description:
- You have an interest in professional contexts where learning environments are created to support the development of people (from early years to continuing education). - You seek to develop a research-based understanding of educational processes, taking into account the various factors that play a role at the level of day-to-day practice, the organisation, educational policy and society. - You are driven by a will to learn how to optimise education through more advanced, evidence-based practices and policies.
Cost:
890 EUR

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