Study programme

In the academic Master's programme Educational Sciences, theoretical and research-based deepening of knowledge is combined with academic work activities in the context of designing learning environments and learning in organisations. You will acquire theoretical knowledge on matters such as: the design of learning environments, the development of professionals, assessment and change management.

The Master's programme is taught in English. However, this programme offers the possibility to complete components of the programme in Dutch, such as the Master’s thesis and Internship. Other components can only be taken in Dutch if this provision is included in the course manual.

The Master’s programme can also be followed part-time. It consists of the following components in full-time:
 

The teaching programme is shown in this table:

Period 1Period 2Period 3 and 4
Advanced Research and Trends in Instructional Science and Technology (7.5 ECTS)Research plan Master's thesis (5 ECTS)Master's thesis (15 ECTS)
Co-creating organisational learning: navigating complex change dynamics (7.5 ECTS)Educational Design and Consultancy (5 ECTS)Internship (10 ECTS)
n/aElective course (5 ECTS)Academic Professional linking module (5 ECTS)

Part-time

The Master's programme in Educational Sciences can also be followed part-time.

In the first year of the part-time programme you will enrol in the course Advanced Research and Trends in Instructional Science and Technology in period 1 and the course Educational Design and Consultancy in period 2. During period 2 you will also start your Master's thesis research plan. Once the research plan has been completed with a passing mark, you can start writing the thesis (periods 3 and 4) which is concluded at the end of the year with a conference.

In the second year you will enrol in the course Co-creating organisational learning: navigating complex change dynamics in period 1 and an elective course in period 2. From period 3 onwards you will commence your internship.

The part-time teaching programme is shown in this table:

YearPeriod 1Period 2Period 3-4
1Advanced Research and Trends in Instructional Science and Technology (7.5 ECTS)Research plan Master's thesis (5 ECTS)Master's thesis (15 ECTS)
1n/aEducational Design and Consultancy (5 ECTS)n/a
2Co-creating organisational learning: navigating complex change dynamics (7.5 ECTS)Elective course (5 ECTS)Internship (10 ECTS)
2n/an/aAcademic Professional linking module (5 ECTS)