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Learning Sciences & Technologies, M.Sc.

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University rank #601 (WUR) Worcester, MA, United States
The MS in Learning Sciences & Technologies program at WPI 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.
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Overview

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, 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.

Programme Structure

  • Design of Software Systems  
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Knowledge Based Systems
  •  Machine Learning
  • Artificial Intelligence in Design

For more information, please visit the program website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Admissions are rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:

    84

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • Online Application Submission Deadline        
  • All Credentials Deadline         
  • Official transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities        
  • Application fee of $70 
  • Letters of Recommendation   
  • GRE   
  • Statement of Purpose

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1566 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1566 USD per credit and a duration of .
  • National

    1566 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1566 USD per credit and a duration of .
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Worcester

  • 1100 - 1620 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Federal Stafford Loan

This is a low-interest government subsidized loan and unsubsidized loan. Graduate/professional students can borrow up to $20,500 per year in Subsidized and Unsubsidized Stafford loans (maximum of $8,500 in Subsidized Stafford) dependent on your tuition cost and financial need. The interest rate for students borrowing prior to July 2006 will be variable, set annually and capped at 8.25%. July 2006 to the present the rates are fixed and set annually.

If you are a new borrower or a previous borrower who is enrolling in graduate school before the end of your six month grace period, the interest and principal of your current and/or previous loans will continue to be be deferred until six months after graduation. If, on the other hand, you have started repayment on your previous loans, you must be enrolled as a full-time student in order to be eligible for deferment. If you are enrolled on a part-time basis, you may be eligible for a forebearance while enrolled. Be sure to contact your lender or loan servicer for more information.

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