MSc Learning Sciences

Last modified by laza on 2013/07/04 10:48

This MSc Learning Sciences programme is offered by the Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development and is intended for professionals interested in teaching and learning. The Learning Sciences programme is interdisciplinary in nature, combining advanced knowledge and skills in the areas of Cognitive Sciences, Learning Technology and Learning Sciences research in its curriculum. This is the first postgarduate programme in this field to be offered in Malaysia. This programme combines coursework and research paper. A minimum of 40 credits of study and a final Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 3.0 is required for the award of the Master degree.

 

Master of Science (Learning Sciences) Programme by Coursework

WHO SHOULD APPLY

  • Teachers, facilitators and trainers
  • Education Officers and Administrators
  • College and Higher Institution Lecturers
  • Professionals who are interested in teaching-learning

PROGRAMME SCHEDULE

Teaching and learning activities for this programme are conducted in the evenings or during the weekends.

DURATION OF THE PROGRAMME

2 years

 

COURSES OFFERED

Learning Sciences Content Component
CodeCourseCredit
KML 6013Cognitive Science Foundations of Learning Sciences3
KML 6023Psychology of Learning for Instruction3
KML 6033Social and Cultural Dimensions in Learning and Instruction3
KML 6043Scientific Inquiry3
KML 6054Seminar in Learning Sciences4
KML 6066Research Paper6
Total Credit Hours22
Learning Technology Component
KML 6073Design of Learning Environments3
KML 6083Development of Technology-Based Learning Environments3
KML 6093Computer Supported Collaborative Learning3
Total Credit Hours9
Research Methodology Component
KML 6103Qualitative Research in Learning Sciences3
KML 6113Quantitative Research in Learning Sciences3
KML 6123Applied Statistics in Learning Sciences3
Total Credit Hours9
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS40

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

The minimum entry requirements for this programme are as follows:

  1. 1.A Bachelor degree with a minimum CGPA of 2.75 and above;
  2. 2.Other equivalent qualifications approved by UNIMAS Senate.

* For International Students, an IELTS Score of 6.0 or TOEFL equivalent is required.

 

FEES

Malaysian student – RM16,500.00

International students – RM23,000.00

 

Facilities and resources

To support your study, the university provides various facilities and resources:

  1. Centre for Academic Information System (CAIS)
  2. Resource Rooms
  3. Computing

Candidates have to apply online via http://www.postgrad.unimas.my

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROGRAMME PLEASE CONTACT:

 

Mr Mohd Hafizan bin Hashim

MSc Learning Sciences Programme (via Coursework) Coordinator

Faculty of Cognitive Sciences & Human Development

Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)

94300 Kota Samarahan

Sarawak, Malaysia 

Tel: +60 82 581548

Fax: +60 82 581567

Email:  hmhafizan@fcs.unimas.my or hafizunimas@gmail.com

 

Website: http://www.fcshd.unimas.my

 

Programme Website:

http://www.fcshd.unimas.my/The-Faculty/Studies/masters-and-doctorate-degrees-in-the-department-of-cognitive-science.html

 

* View brochure in PDF format.

* View curriculum structure in PDF format. 

 

Disclaimer:

The Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development of Universiti Malaysia Sarawak have made every effort to ensure that the information presented in this document is accurate at the time of printing. This document is for information only. We reserve the right to change the content in this document at any time and without prior notice. Tuition fees are subject to an annual review.

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