Second degree teacher qualification or U-TEAch student

You will follow a specific programme programme that cannot start in February and has only a September start. For more information see our second degree teacher qualification and U-TEAch pages.

Dit you start in or before February 2018?

Check the recommended timeline in our archive.

Are you going to start in or after February 2019?

The Science Education and Communication programme has two specialization tracks: the track Teacher Degree and the track Research and Development. The contents of each track are detailed below.

Track Teacher Degree - recommended timeline

After completion of this track you are qualified to start as a teacher in your school subject. Check the recommended timeline (pdf) for this track, or read the information below:

Course EC Period
Elective 5 3
Research Proposal 5 4
Teaching Practice 2 10 3-4
Teaching Methodology 2 /
Subject Teaching Methodology 2
2.5 /
7.5
3-4
Course EC Period
Research Project 30 1-2

Mandatory elective: 5 EC out of the following

You need to choose at least 5 EC out of the following courses (available in period 1 and 2):

Code Course EC
GSTPKC01 Leerpsychologie 5
GSTPKC02 Interpersoonlijk leraarsgedrag 5
GSTPKC03 Burgerschap en educatie 5
GSTPKC04 Pedagogisch Onderzoek 5
GSTPKC05 Pedagogiek en passend onderwijs 5
GSTPKC06 Cultural Diversity and Social inclusion in Education 5
GSTPKC0​7 Excellence and differentiation in secondary education 5

Mandatory electives: 10 EC out of the following

You may select electives for a maximum of 10 EC from a wide range of Master's courses, as long as you take into account the following conditions:
 

  • the courses are relevant to the learning aims of the SEC-programme;
  • the total package of courses has sufficient depth and coherence (see EER, appendix)

The Osiris Course Catalogue contains descriptions of all courses. You will find a selection of suitable courses below and in the course planner, but you may choose other courses, for example courses MasterMath, Chem4all, Natk4all or Inf4all. This has to be approved by the Board of Examiners​ in advance. Please consult Academic policies and procedures ​> Requests to the Board of Examiners before you submit your request.

 

Code Course EC
20060002 Theories on Teachers and Teaching 7.5
FI-MHPSDM Science and the Dilemmas of Modernity 7.5
FI-MHPSQM Foundations of Quantum Mechanics 5
FI-MHPSIJ Investigative Journalism 7.5
FI-MHPSSP Science and the Public 7.5
FI-MSECHP History and Philosophy of Science for SEC 5
FI-MSECTEC Trends in Education and Communication 5
FI-MSECSIS Science in Society 5
FI-MSECAD Advanced Design in Science Education 5
GEO4-2502 Energy Conversion Technologies I (chemical) 7.5
GEO4-2503 Energy Conversion Technology II (physical) 7.5
GEO4-2508 Advanced Energy Analysis 7.5
GSTOKC01 Toetsing en beoordeling 5
GSTOKC02 Het organiseren van leren  5
GSTOKC03 Duurzaamheidseducatie 5
GSTOKC06 ICT in education 5
GSTOKC07 Vakoverstijgende bètadidactiek 5
GSTOKC08 Data in school 5
GSTOKC09 Erfgoededucatie 5
GSTOKC10 Taalbeleid in onderwijs en maatschappij 5
GSTOKC13* International Perspectives on Teaching* 5
NS-MO402M Dynamical Meteorology 7.5
NS-MO405M Atmosferic composition and chemical processes 7.5
SK-MASPN Advanced spectroscopy of nanomaterials 7.5
SK-MSYNA Synthesis of heterogenous catalysis 7.5
TLEMV16012 Complexity of Educational Texts 5
BMB614319 Public engagement 3

*This course can also be taken as a pedagogical elective (GSTPKC13).

Please note that registration periods may take place many months in advance of the course, especially at the Faculties of Humanities and Social Sciences!

Track Research and Development - recommended timeline

After completion of this track you are prepared for a career as a science education researcher or designer. Check the recommended timeline (pdf) for this track, or read the information below:

Course EC Period
Issues and Theories in SEC 5 1-2
Elective 5 1
Research Methods 5 2
Internship Secondary Education 15 1-2
Course EC Period
Elective 15 3
Professional Skills and Identity 5 4
Research Proposal 5 4
Elective 5 4

 

Course EC Period
Research project 30 1-2

Mandatory electives: 25 EC out of the following

You may select electives for a maximum of 10 EC from a wide range of Master's courses, as long as you take into account the following conditions:
 

  • the courses are relevant to the learning aims of the SEC-programme;
  • the total package of courses has sufficient depth and coherence (see EER, appendix)

The Osiris Course Catalogue contains descriptions of all courses. You will find a selection of suitable courses below and in the course planner, but you may choose other courses, for example courses MasterMath, Chem4all, Natk4all or Inf4all. This has to be approved by the Board of Examiners​ in advance. Please consult Academic policies and procedures ​> Requests to the Board of Examiners before you submit your request.

Code Course EC
20060002 Theories on Teachers and Teaching 7.5
FI-MHPSDM Science and the Dilemmas of Modernity 7.5
FI-MHPSQM Foundations of Quantum Mechanics 5
FI-MHPSIJ Investigative Journalism 7.5
FI-MHPSSP Science and the Public 7.5
FI-MSECHP History and Philosophy of Science for SEC 5
FI-MSECTEC Trends in Education and Communication 5
FI-MSECSIS Science in Society 5
FI-MSECAD Advanced Design in Science Education 5
GEO4-2502 Energy Conversion Technologies I (chemical) 7.5
GEO4-2503 Energy Conversion Technology II (physical) 7.5
GEO4-2508 Advanced Energy Analysis 7.5
GSTOKC01 Toetsing en beoordeling 5
GSTOKC02 Het organiseren van leren  5
GSTOKC03 Duurzaamheidseducatie 5
GSTOKC06 ICT in education 5
GSTOKC07 Vakoverstijgende bètadidactiek 5
GSTOKC08 Data in school 5
GSTOKC09 Erfgoededucatie 5
GSTOKC10 Taalbeleid in onderwijs en maatschappij 5
GSTPKC01 Leerpsychologie 5
GSTPKC02 Interpersoonlijk leraarsgedrag 5
GSTPKC03 Burgerschap en educatie 5
GSTPKC04 Pedagogisch Onderzoek 5
GSTPKC05 Pedagogiek en passend onderwijs 5
GSTPKC06 Cultural Diversity and Social inclusion in Education 5
GSTPKC0​7 Excellence and differentiation in secondary education 5
NS-MO402M Dynamical Meteorology 7.5
NS-MO405M Atmosferic composition and chemical processes 7.5
SK-MASPN Advanced spectroscopy of nanomaterials 7.5
SK-MSYNA Synthesis of heterogenous catalysis 7.5
TLEMV16012 Complexity of Educational Texts 5
BMB614319 Public engagement 3

Please note that registration periods may take place many months in advance of the course, especially at the Faculties of Humanities and Social Sciences!

Planning your own timeline

If you wish, you can deviate from the recommended timelines. Plan your own timeline by using the planning form: for students who started in / after: