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Educational Sciences

University of Minho

M.Ed.
24 months
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1250 EUR/year
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The Educational Sciences programme is offered by University of Minho.

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Overview

Having been the first master's created in Portugal in this area, the cycle of studies leading to the degree of Master's in Educational Sciences, Area of Specialization in Educational Administration, was established as a training project that undertakes as privileged references three required scientific areas: Educational Administration, Educational Policy and Research Methodology. This master's degree provides relevance to the sociological approaches of education and organizations and of educational administration, as well as to the analysis of the connections between educational policy and administration at different levels. 

Learning outcomes

Thus, this Educational Sciences degree at University of Minho aims at preparing future masters with skills in the theoretical areas of educational administration, sociology of education organizations, educational policy, research methodology and techniques for collecting and analyzing data, by providing them with updated and critical knowledge on research of national and international reference in the area, and allowing their inclusion in the respective field through the development of a research project. The completion of the first year grants students with a Specialization Certificate in Educational Administration. The successful completion of the master's grants the Master's degree in Educational Sciences. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Education Policies and Lifelong Learning 
  • Research Methodology in Adult Education 
  • Sociology of Non-School Education 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

The following documents must be uploaded to the application (please consider that they must have good quality):

  • Learning Agreement for Studies/ for Traineeships, which needs to be signed, dated and stamped by the student and home institution
  • Copy of ID card/Passport
  • Home Transcript of Records
  • Photo

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1250 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1250 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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