Universitat de Barcelona

STEM PROFILE (2021-2022)

General information

This course may undergo changes in the calendar, teaching methodology or assessment procedure depending on the course of events and the guidelines of health authorities in relation to the COVID-19 crisis. Notwithstanding, the quality of the training and the achievement of objectives are guaranteed in all cases.
Qualification awarded: Expert (Degree Universitat Barcelona)
Number of credits: 15,00
Length of course (in academic years): 1
Mode of delivery (face-to-face/ blended/ distance): Blended
Centre responsible : Faculty of Education
In-company placement(s): No
Enrolment fee:
  • 615,00 €
  • An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
Classes begin: 10/4/2021

Objectives and admission

Learning objectives:
- To improve disciplinary and interdisciplinary understanding in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics and the teaching of these areas, to work on an interdisciplinary approach to STEM.
- To understand and analyse the opportunities and challenges posed by the change in the teaching and learning paradigm of STEM.
- Further the understanding of approaches and methodologies for teaching and learning scientific and mathematical practices that can promote the STEM field such as: inquiry, modelling, problem solving, argumentation, and so on.
- Promote the paradigm shift proposed for STEM subjects through transversal and interdisciplinary teacher training methodologies, which allow the sharing and dissemination of knowledge in the meeting points for the scientific, technological, artistic and mathematical fields.
- Analyse various educational practices from the STEM perspective to study their possible use and adaptation in primary and secondary school contexts.
- Design innovative teaching and learning proposals that allow competence work in the STEM field in the Primary and Secondary stages, and that include the regulatory evaluation of learning as part of the proposals.
- Disseminate the results of research in teaching in the field of STEM and study its feasibility in schools.

Recommended applicant profiles and admission requirements:
University graduates professionally linked to the fields of primary and secondary education, with experience or interest to specialize in STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).

Date on which pre-enrolment begins: 7/1/2021
Date on which pre-enrolment ends: 10/1/2021

Further information


Name of individual or institution: Facultat d'Educació
Address: Campus Mundet. Passeig de la Vall d'Hebron, 171 08035 Barcelona Espanya
Email address: postgraus.educacio@ub.edu
Webpage: https://www.ub.edu/portal/web/educacio
Telephone: 934 035 117
Fax: 934 035 201


Name of individual or institution: Berta Barquero Farràs
Address: Campus de Mundet, Universitat de Barcelona Passeig de la Vall d'Hebron, 171 08035 Barcelona Espanya
Email address: bbarquero@ub.edu
Webpage: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1NDuNThNZzWwJ-WYiYHuaOisvPIL0MFfi/view
Telephone: 934035034