Programme Structure

course overview

Below you can find the full-time programme and part-time programme overview. 

Full-time programme

You can enrol in September or February. The course overview for the September enrolment is given below. You can download more information about the course overview, including the February enrolment and the parttime options. 

Note: This is the course overview for the academic year 2015-2016. The schedule is subject to change. No rights may be derived from the information. 

Part-time programme

The part-time programme takes 1.5 to 2 years to complete. You can enrol in September or February. The course overview for the 2-year part-time programme starting in September is given below. You can download more information about the course overview including the 1.5-year programme and February enrolment. 

year 1

Note: This is the course overview for the academic year 2015-2016. The schedule is subject to change. No rights may be derived from the information. 

Year 2

Note: This is the course overview for the academic year 2015-2016. The schedule is subject to change. No rights may be derived from the information. 

programme structure

The EST programme starts with the core course Trending Topics in Educational Science and Technology, in which faculty members present current design and evaluation-based topics in their field of expertise. These topics cover both Educational Design & Effectiveness and Human Resource Development. They may include:

  • Frameworks for evaluating the quality of education 
  • Data-based decision making in education: challenges and opportunities 
  • Learning with multimedia 
  • The role of personality in HRD 
  • Knowledge sharing in organisations 
  • MOOCs as a tool for continuos learning 

You will also take a module called EST Research Proposal, designed to prepare you for your final project and you will have the opportunity of selecting four electives from the following range of courses:

  • Team learning at Work
  • Designing Learning & Performance Support
  • HRD Design & Consultancy in a Live Context
  • Innovative Technology-Based Learning Environments
  • Regulation & Facilitation of Workplace Learning
  • Assessing, Monitoring & Improving Student & School Performance
  • Leadership & Organizational Change
  • Teacher Learning & Development

Note: In addition to these EST courses, you can choose electives from the Human Resources Management programme and/or one course from research master programme Educational Measurement.  

FINAL PROJECT

In your final project for the EST programme, you will design an education/training-related intervention and evaluate it in the context of a school or workplace environment. Alternatively, you can perform an empirical study using an existing design. This project can be performed as part of a departmental research programme or at an external organization. Your final project will be individually supervised by two staff members of the EST programme and, if applicable, by an internal and an external supervisor.

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