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Learning Sciences and Technologies

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
28980 USD/year
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About

The Learning Sciences and Technologies program of Worcester Polytechnic Institute is for people who are passionate about improving education. In our highly regarded and well-funded program, you’ll be collecting data in real learning environments, discovering, testing, and implementing groundbreaking advances in how students learn using technology in and out of the classroom.

Overview

Key Features

We’re persistent in our quest to improve learning—how students learn best and how teachers can implement those practices into their classrooms. From software design to classroom environments to curriculum organization and shifting expectations, during the Learning Sciences and Technologies program of Worcester Polytechnic Institute you'll consider many influences to make learning practices successful and efficient. If you think education needs to keep up with the advances in technology, you can make big changes with your work here.

Our flexible, personalized curriculum offers highly motivated students the latest courses, technology, and resources that support extensive research, and strong relationships with schools worldwide that help inform our scientific and social approach.

Whether you take classes part-time or full-time, you’ll be working with faculty and on project-based teams to see how students and teachers put the methods to use in authentic learning environments. 

Programme Structure

  • The master’s program combines computer science; cognitive, developmental, and educational psychology; and statistics classes to give you a solid interdisciplinary foundation of the social, emotional, cultural, and scientific influences on learning.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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.
150 (verbal)
165 (quantitative)
3 (analytical)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities
  • Application fee of $70
  • Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required
  • GRE: Strongly recommended for all applicants. There are no minimum GRE scores, but the average for admitted students is typically 150 verbal, 165 quantitative, and 3.0 analytical
  • Statement of purpose: Required; a writing sample is also required
  • TOEFL / IELTS scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28980 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    28980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28980 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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