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Faculty of Humanities and Education

School of Education


Science and Technology Education

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About the Programme

A programme designed to transform you into a 21st Century facilitator, administrator, and researcher in Science and Technology subject areas.

What Will I Study?

You will:

  • Acquire 21st Century instructional skills of facilitating the learning of Science and Technology concepts, principles, laws and theories
  • Develop assessment skills that drive instruction in Science and Technology
  • Learn about the integration of Science and Technology subjects and how to integrate technology with your instructional process
  • Acquire research skills in Science and Technology education issues
  • Acquire Programme Evaluation skills


Our faculty conducts research in the areas of Science and Technology students’ learning outcomes as well as in the measurement of Scientific and Technological Literacy.


Career Opportunities

If you want to:

  • Advance your career as a facilitator of Science and Technology learning and instruction at the Primary, Secondary or Tertiary level
  • Establish yourself as a Science and Technology educator or researcher
  • Become an Evaluator of Educational Programmes
  • Become a Specialist in Assessment Practices in Science and Technology fields

Then this degree is for you!

Why Study in Barbados

Studying in a tourist destination such as Barbados is an added advantage for being with us.

At a Glance

  • Degree Level: Postgraduate
  • Qualification: MEd
  • Duration: Part-time: 2 years Full time: 1 year


Programme Details

You will complete courses in:

  • Learning and Teaching in Science and Technology
  • Measurement and Assessment in Science and Technology Education
  • Trends in Curriculum Development in Science and Technology Education
  • Issues in Science and Technology Learning
  • Basics of Programme Evaluation and Quality Assurance
  • Research Methods in Education
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Tuition remission may be available for Barbadian students. Several scholarships and financial aid are available for non-Barbadian students. 

Choose a payment plan that fits your education budget. View Tuition Costs »

Admission to the Master of Education programme will normally require:

  1. A Bachelor’s degree of at least Lower Second Class Honours and the Diploma in Education of The University of the West Indies or any other diploma or certificate in Education acceptable to the School of Education;
  2. A Bachelor’s degree with courses in Education acceptable to the School of Education; 
  3. A Bachelor’s degree and a Teacher’s College Certificate that are both acceptable to the School of Education;
  4. The Bachelor of Education Degree of the UWI or 
  5. Any qualification deemed to be equivalent by the appropriate committee of the Faculty of Humanities and Education.

If you have questions about the Master of Education with specialisation in Science and Technology Education, please e-mail Dr Babalola Ogunkola ( or call 246-417-4980.

For general queries about our Master of Education programmes, please e-mail