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About

The Digital Education course from University of Leeds is a two-year online distance learning course designed for professionals (for example, teachers or learning technologists) wishing to further their expertise in the area or change the direction of their career.

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Overview

The programme will allow you to understand theories of learning underpinning effective use of digital tools; have skills to use and evaluate technologies that are currently available and be able to look towards future developments in the field.

You will benefit from learning about the theories and practices of digital education whilst being a digital learner yourself so you can relate them to your own experience.

The dialogic online delivery of this master's programme – including regular group discussions which could connect you to professionals in other countries with new perspectives – provides opportunities to receive expertise from academic staff and also to learn from fellow professionals.

Career

This Digital Education course from University of Leeds is designed to aid professional development in the field of digital education, enabling students to apply for promotion or higher level posts within existing career paths or to change career direction, for example, into CPD provision, educational software development or full time-learning technology support.

Research methods training will also be very useful to enhance your own professional practice and therefore their institutions; and could lead on to a doctorate if desired.

Programme Structure

Curriculum:

  • Education in a Digital Society
  • Digital Education in Practice
  • Researching Digital Education
  • Designing Digital Education
  • Dissertation in Digital Education

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
92
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor degree (hons) with a 2:1 or non-UK equivalent plus evidence of relevant professional experience.

  • Relevant professional experience could include teaching (at any level), education management, supervision or administration, software development, education publishing, education media, and roles involving the implementation, support or management of educational technologies. 
  • Other professional experience may be relevant and each case will be considered on its merits.

Funding

If you have the talent and drive, we want you to be able to study with us, whatever your financial circumstances. There may be help for students in the form of loans and non-repayable grants from the University and from the government. 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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