Master's program
Theories and Technologies of STEM Education

Type of study
English & Russian
2 years
Academic mobility option
Further studies at Ph.D. level
Spots availability
State - supported education
Tuition fee - based
Program description
The master's degree program offers innovative online and campus-based graduate courses for future educators in STEM disciplines in settings, such as schools, research centers, museums, industry, cultural institutions, and community agencies.

The program accepts candidates with BS in Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Technology, Engineering, Education, Psychology, Child Development, Cognitive Science, and other related areas.

In this program, students will gain theoretical insights and practical skills. Internships and research projects in the field of science, education and communication will help students to grow as practitioners and innovators.

Key learning outcomes
The graduates of the program will be able to:
To promote a holistic and comprehensive integrated approach to STEM education
To integrate and apply science and engineering practices into the instruction, curriculum materials and assessment
To develop an interdisciplinary approach to problem-based and inquiry-based learning
To carry out an independent STEM research project
To cultivate a culture of innovation in schools
To motivate and inspire students to choose STEM careers
To use digital technologies to teach students (in the classroom)
To find and use different teaching and learning resources
To communicate effectively with colleagues and students to create a favorable environment for cooperative learning experience

Top reasons to study

Interdisciplinary approach through project and problem-based learning
Academic mobility window: Students will get an opportunity to spend a semester in a European or Kazakh university
Individualized learning paths
Real life project activities
Career opportunities
By the end of the program you will acquire knowledge and the understanding of science and science education pedagogy, new opportunities for leadership in the classroom, school, community, etc., better teaching experience.
Students will increase their understanding of formative assessment in the science classroom and a classroom-based research.
This two-year program can be a gateway to such careers as:
  • A STEM teacher (at school/university, museum education centers),
  • An investigator of STEM education research
  • A science journalist for a newspaper or
  • A lecturer at a museum or an institut
        Featured partners
        If you are interested in becoming a partner or sponsor, please feel free to write us

        Associated partners: Sirius, school 115, Kvantorium in Rostov, Smart Rostov, Rostov Education management body, "Stupeni uspekha" education organization

        Structure of the program
        The program has a modular structure. The modules offer an overview of historical and current issues and trends, which contribute to integrated approach to STEM education. The module parts are designed to provide skills and experience to develop an integrated approach to teaching STEM while using digital technologies and the-state-of-the-art didactics.

        The curriculum content of the Master's degree is divided into six modules in accordance with the main focus of the program. The next types of teaching and learning activities will be used: lecture (L), seminar (S), research seminar (RS), laboratory work (LW), internship (I), project work (PW). Types of assessment are as follows: oral examination (OE), written examination (WE), oral presentation (OP), test (T), paper/essay (ES), portfolio (P), internship report (IR), continuous assessment (CA), final thesis (FT)
        Semester I
        Introductory module
        Methodology module
        Semester II
        Integrated module
        Subject content module
        Semester IIII
        Leadership module
        Soft skills module
        Semester IV
        Research practice Teaching internship Master's thesis writing
        Master's thesis writing Master's thesis defense
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        Monika Plokhaya - Program manager
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