What do you learn on the master's programme? 

Within this master's programme, you will acquire the necessary skills to analyse and shape curricula, learning processes, and (electronic) learning environments in diverse contexts using a scientific approach. Your expertise will enable you to support education professionals and contribute to the development of sustainable education policies. 

Our programme is designed to cater to the needs of international students, offering a varied and flexible curriculum. By incorporating a range of pedagogical approaches, we enhance your knowledge and refine your skills, preparing you for a wide array of career opportunities. From educational change agents to future leaders in education, our programme equips you to excel in your chosen path, all while being immersed in the vibrant heart of Europe β€”Brusselsβ€” brimming with international influences.

The master's degree in educational sciences is a specialised programme and contains no further specialisations. The programme consists of compulsory and elective courses. The latter can be freely chosen and form the basis for further profiling, but are not linked to fixed graduation tracks.

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The strenghts of our Educational Sciences master's programme

  • The compulsory internship will introduce you to the reality of the pedagogical and educational field in Belgium and abroad.
  • Our master's programme in educational sciences takes an international perspective and attracts a multicultural student population. International connections and partnerships provide you with the opportunity to study or do an internship abroad as well.
  • We provide a flexible mix between face-to-face lectures, online learning activities and individual coaching.

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Student reviews of the programme
  • Yara | second-year student | Student Educational Sciences

    "One of the many reasons I chose to pursue my studies at VUB is its international character. On top, I was drawn to the MSc. in Educational Sciences due to its focus on innovation and progressive thinking. It has the perfect balance between research and practice. The programme allows for individual creativity and fosters effective teamwork. Overall my experience at VUB was enriching and helped me develop on an individual, academic and professional level."

After graduation

A master's degree in educational sciences enables you to work in teacher education centres, centres for training and professional perfection, educational organisations, centres for educational media (multimedia and β€˜edutainment’), and educational advising. You can also work in study services, and even be involved in the specific training projects of private and (semi-)governmental bodies, higher institutions, governmental ministries and cabinets.

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