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STEM Education

King's College London

12 months
Duration
18780 GBP/year
9240 GBP/year
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About

The MA in STEM Education at King's College London welcomes students seeking the knowledge and skills to drive educational change in response to our increasingly technological and science-rich world. 

Overview

The MA in STEM Education at King's College London will provide a national, international and practically-oriented understanding of the ways in which core debates across formal and informal STEM education can shape responses to pressing social and environmental questions.

Key benefits

  • Engage in contemporary empirical and practical debates concerning STEM-related education leading to the development of skills to critically analyse and develop educational practice.
  • Gain academic skills and practical knowledge of research methodologies, and learn to apply historical, social, political and philosophical perspectives to social questions.
  • Work with academics who are world-leading in their fields and committed to high quality research-led education. As well as having an extensive history of STEM related education research, the experience of the course team extends beyond academia to include work with professional societies, subject associations and a variety of informal learning institutions.
  • Gain unique insights into STEM-education organisations through optional internships. Our links with organisations and institutions across London will provide you with an array of opportunities for learning and forging new relationships.
  • Study in a friendly, vibrant and supportive School, located by the Thames in the heart of central London. 

Career prospects

The MA in STEM Education provides a rigorous intellectual and practical grounding for: aspiring and current STEM faculty heads and senior leaders working in local authority, academy trusts and private chains, locally, nationally and internationally; aspiring and current education staff working in STEM-related organisations including private firms, government departments, Societies, professional institutions and informal learning contexts (e.g museums, science centres, maker-spaces). The programme will also provide a good basis for STEM graduates with aspirations to work in organisations that shape the STEM education policy and communication agenda.  

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Principles and Policy of STEM Education 
  • Research Methods and Dissertation 
  • Environmental Education: Sustainability and Society 
  • Leading Practice in STEM (Computing, Maths & Science)
  • Recent development in digital technologies in education 
  • STEM: Making and Creating 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme. If you are still studying you should be achieving an average of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme.
  • A personal statement of up to 4,000 characters (maximum 2 pages) is required.
  • A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing the subjects studied and marks obtained. 
  • One academic reference is required. A professional reference will be accepted if you have completed your qualifications over five years ago. In some cases, we may request an additional reference from you.
  • Applicants may wish to include a CV (Resume) or evidence of professional registration as part of their application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18780 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18780 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9240 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9240 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part time 

  • Home/UK fees: £4,620 per year 
  • Overseas fees: £9,390 per year 

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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