|02250445||Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences||Department: Centre for Science Education|
|Minimum duration of study: 1 year||Total credits: 180||NQF level: 09|
This programme is offered by the Centre for Science, Mathematics and Technology Education. Students are registered in a discipline department. The MSc (Science Education) is designed for educators who wish to pursue their postgraduate studies in both a scientific discipline and in science education. Science, in this context, is interpreted in its broadest sense, and includes the physical, biological and earth sciences, as well as mathematics and technology.
At the end of this programme the student will be capable of doing research in both scientific and educational disciplines. Candidates achieve an adequate background to pursue further qualifications in either content disciplines or the discipline of Science Education.
Related master’s degree: MSc in Mathematics Education.
Postgraduate modules may be required by the head of the department concerned. The dissertation will be supervised jointly by the Centre for Science Education and a discipline department.
The progress of all master's candidates is monitored biannually by the supervisor and the postgraduate coordinator. A candidate's study may be terminated if the progress is unsatisfactory or if the candidate is unable to finish his/her studies during the prescribed period.
Subject to exceptions approved by the Dean, on recommendation of the relevant head of department, and where applicable, a student may not enter for the master's examination in the same module more than twice.
Minimum credits: 180
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