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Molecular Science & Technology - Leiden University

Chemistry and Education (MSc)

Programme structure

Connect theory and practice of teaching through the application of your academic knowledge about chemistry to issues of classroom practice.

Programme outline

The entire MSc programme in combination with the Education specialisation consists of two components:

  • Chemistry component (60 EC)
  • Education (60 EC)

The Chemistry component of this specialisation comprises a research training project (at least 30 EC), four core courses (24 EC) from one of the two research areas Chemical Biology or Energy & Sustainability, and a course related to academic training (6 EC). The Education component of the specialisation is offered by the Leiden Graduate School of Education (ICLON) and includes courses on didactics and adolescent psychology and an educational research project and school practice. In addition, you can also participate in the World Teachers Programme to prepare for bilingual and international teaching.

For an up-to-date course overview, please visit the Prospectus.

The Chemistry master's programme offers you many opportunities to create your own programme. You will have the possibility to carry out an internship abroad at another university or company or follow courses abroad.

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