Master in Neuroscience Applied to Education

Master of Science in Virtual Education with Concentration in Neuroscience

Neuroscience is essential to understand and adapt pedagogical strategies in this era of digital education. With this master's degree you will prepare to be a leader in the fusion of virtual education and neuroscience, shaping the future of learning.

  • Online
  • 18 months
  • Spanish

Master in Neuroscience Applied to Education

Discover our Master of Science in Virtual Education with a concentration in Neuroscience Applied to Education, where virtual education and neuroscience combine to offer you a unique program.Learn how to design high quality online educational experiences and apply neurological principles to enhance learning. 

Our VED in Neuroscience prepares you to lead at the intersection of these two revolutionary disciplines, preparing you for these two revolutionary disciplines, emphasizing digital pedagogical best practices and advances in applied neuroscience. Be part of this transformative experience with a dual approach designed by BIU.

Programme Description

VED with concentration in Neuroeducation, has been designed to improve the basic training of virtual teaching and learning. Providing you with a comprehensive education in the theory and applications of Educational and Cognitive Neuroscience, Learning Psychology, and Instructional Design.

This master's degree will provide the essential knowledge so that as a student you can develop critical evaluation skills, the advantages and disadvantages of trends in education, and more. Likewise, it offers an overview of the history, research methods and current state of cognitive neuroscience, as well as the possible educational applications derived from this discipline.

What makes this programme unique and why study it?

Studying VED with Neuroscience offers significant advantages, including the opportunity to hold prominent leadership positions in education. By immersing yourself in this program, you will gain the knowledge, skills, and experience necessary to excel in roles of influence and authority within the field of education, paving the way for impactful and transformative contributions.

You will have access to a deep understanding of the essential role that emotions play in learning and how experiences linked to these emotions are most effectively retained. It also highlights the importance of cultivating curiosity to emotionally engage students and maximize their desire to learn on digital platforms. In this context, adopting approaches based on neuroscience becomes essential to adapt and optimize pedagogical strategies in the growing era of digital education.

  1. Growing Industry: The global e-learning market size is projected to reach more than $375 billion by 2026, with a significant portion of this growth driven by advances in neuroscience-based virtual education technologies. (Source: Global Market Insights)
  2. Rising Demand: Demand for neuroscience professionals is on the rise in various industries, including education. According to a Deloitte Insights report on global neuroscience market segmentation and growth factors, Educational Neuroscience Specialist roles are among the fastest growing job titles. (Source: Deloitte Insights)
  3. Competitive Salaries: Specialists in Neurosciences applied to Education, including those with experience in virtual education, usually receive competitive salaries.
  4. Job Opportunities: With the growing application of neuroscience in education, job opportunities in this field are expanding. Specialists in Neurosciences applied to Education, instructional designers with experience in Neurosciences applied to Education and data analysts focused on educational and training analysis are some of the roles that organizations are actively seeking.
  5. Entrepreneurial Potential: The combination of virtual education and experience in Neurosciences applied to Education opens possibilities for entrepreneurship. Startups and edtech companies are actively exploring neuroscience-driven solutions in education, presenting opportunities for entrepreneurial-minded individuals.

Key objectives of the program

The main objective of this program is to train teachers and educational leaders to optimize the effective implementation of neuroscience tools that enhance teaching and learning in educational institutions and in all types of training processes.

Fundamental Skills and Knowledge

  • Understand the conceptual framework and possible applications of current and future neuroscience.
  • Lead the implementation of neuroscience tools in their institutions.

Technology Selection and Application

  • Understand the functioning of the brain to adapt content and teaching methods suitable for individual and institutional needs.
  • Execute and manage education and training projects based on neuroscience.

Training in Fundamentals and Ethics

  • Internalize ethics in neuroscience applied to education to guarantee its responsible use and always for the benefit of students.
  • Explore areas such as neuroanatomy, neuropsychology, neurochemistry, cognitive neuroscience and their ethical implications in education.

Instructional Design and Practical Application

  • Train in the design of training strategies applying neuroscience tools.

Data-Based Decision Making

  • Apply criteria and guidelines for the use of neuroscience in education.
  • Use educational analyzes and tools for informed decisions and impact evaluation.

Access and Career Opportunities

By enrolling in a Master of Virtual Education with a concentration in Applied Neuroscience, you will open up a world of possibilities in education. This concentration will train you to promote the well-being and mental health of your students, implement strategies that foster high-quality, inclusive digital education, and leverage digital and artificial intelligence skills to enhance your teaching. You will be an educator prepared to embrace the future of digital pedagogy with a focus on well-being and effective learning.

  • By joining VED-Neuroscience, you will prepare to lead Virtual Education focusing on the structure of the brain. This program is ideal for:

    • Educators and teachers: Interested in improving teaching strategies and curricular design based on understanding the brain.
    • Educational psychologists: Those who wish to apply neuroscientific knowledge to improve teaching and learning.
    • Educational technology specialists: Interested in developing digital tools and resources that align with the principles of educational neuroscience.
    • Educational directors and leaders: Who seek to promote the implementation of neuroscience-based approaches in their institutions.
    • Therapists and specialists: In child development who wish to understand how brain processes affect learning in children and young people.
    • Human resources professionals: Interested in applying neuroscientific principles to improve employee training and development.
    • Researchers and scientists: Interested in exploring how neuroscience can inform and improve teaching and learning methods in virtual education.
    • Mental health professionals: Seeking to understand how neuroscience can influence the way learning and development issues are addressed in virtual education.
    • Digital Education Consultant: Offer advice to educational institutions on how to implement teaching technologies and strategies based on neuroscience.
    • Educational Neuroscience Researcher: Conduct research to better understand how the brain works in the learning process and apply that knowledge to improve online teaching.
    • Online Educational Programs Manager: Supervise and direct online education programs, ensuring they are aligned with the latest research in neuroscience and providing a high level of quality.
    • Educational Assessment Designer: Create online assessments that are aligned with the principles of neuroscience, ensuring effective measurement of student learning.
    • Student Wellness Specialist: Help develop emotional support and wellness programs for students in virtual education environments, using neuroscience knowledge to promote mental health.
    • Educational Technology Specialist: Work on the development and implementation of innovative educational technologies that are based on neuroscience to enhance the learning experience.
    • Online Education Coordinator: Oversee the administration and coordination of online education programs, ensuring best practices supported by neuroscience are applied.
    • Educational Entrepreneur: Found your own online education company or learning platform, applying the principles of neuroscience to offer cutting-edge solutions.
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