STEAM Education

MPhil in Education, specialising STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) Education at KU (Hattiban, Lalitpur)


By completing MPhil in STEAM Education program, research students are expected to demonstrate
# an ability to identify research issue(s) and to develop viable research design as per the ethos of paradigm(s), methodologies and methods employed in their research;
# a sound understanding of the major areas, focus, and contours of local, regional and international research in their respective research area;
# a capacity for critical assessment of relevant scholarly literature in their field of study;
an ability to accomplish defined scholarly research within a specific research program ability to develop, implement and evaluate educational programs for the concerned community of practice;
# well-developed flexible problem-solving abilities (skills, knowledge, and attitudes) appropriate to the area of study; an ability to develop the ethos of life-long learning in their personal and professional contexts.    
Career Prospects
Pedagogical Leader, Transformative Education Researcher, Curriculum/Resource Material Developer, Techno-Education Developer, Educational Practice and Policy Analyst, STEAM Program Developer, STEAM Entrepreneur, Reflective Partitioner
Structure of the Program
The program is of three semesters (18 months). There are courses for 33 credit hours comprising Core Courses (9 credit hours), Specialization Courses (12 credit hours), Electives Course (3 credit hours) and Dissertation (9 credit hours)
Core (9 Cr)
EDUC 600 Educational Dimensions (3)
EDUC 620 Research Methods (3)
EDUC 621 Advanced Qualitative Research Methods (3) or
EDUC 622 Advanced Quantitative Research Methods (3)
Specialization (12 Cr)
STEAM ED 600 Lenses of STEAM Education (3)
STEAM ED 620 Reflective Practice in STEAM Education (3)
STEAM ED 611 Curricula in STEAM Education (3)
STEAM ED 615 Teaching and Learning in STEAM Education (3)
Electives any one (3 Cr)
EDUC 640 Mixed Methods Research (3)
EDUC 650 Transformative Education Research and Practice (3)
EDUC 660 Participatory Action Research (3)
Research (9 Cr)
EDUC 680 Dissertation (9) or   EDUC 670: Research Papers (9)
Duration: 1.5 years (3-Semesters)
Modes: Blended
Application Call: December, Each Year
Venue: Kathmandu University, School of Education, Hattiban, Lalitpur Entry Qualification: Minimum 50% in Master’s Degree in STEM related field (Mathematics Education, Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics, Science and Technology disciplines, Engineering, etc.)

Contact: Kathmandu University School of Education, Hattiban, Lalitpur (01-5250524, 01-5251306)

Prof. Bal Chandra Luitel, PhD (9851122175, 5548104(Office))

Asst. Prof. Binod Prasad Pant (9851176652)

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