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Learning Analytics, M.Ed.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #184 (WUR) Online
The Master of Education in Learning Analytics Online program provides students with sought after skills in educational data analysis, preparing them to become leaders in an ever growing field.

About

Succeeding in today's learning landscape relies upon maximizing the vast amounts of data that are currently being generated in education. A Master’s degree in Learning Analytics positions you to make effective decisions based on highly relevant “big data” that ultimately improve the learning environment. As a graduate of one of the country’s only master’s programs in learning analytics, you are uniquely positioned to harness the power of educational data and help re-shape the future of education at all levels.Program Objectives

  • Learn key analytics concepts and theories and relate them to education
  • Articulate and integrate learning analytics assumptions, theories, epistemologies, and debates
  • Align learning analytics processes to address the needs of educational institutions and answer questions posed by educational leaders
  • Implement educational data mining and predictive analytics techniques to improve educational outcomes for students and institutions
  • Effectively select, prepare, implement, interpret, and evaluate learning analytic models
  • Communicate data trends via data informative visualizations and dashboards to meet the needs of users throughout the educational system
  • Engage in project planning, communication, delivery, and reporting
  • Anticipate and contribute to the future direction of learning analytics

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Learning Analytics Concepts and Theories
  • Introduction to Data Mining in Education
  • Predictive Modeling for Learning Analytics
  • Data Visualization for Learning Analytics 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description
      1-2 Years
    Part-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    53

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

  • Online application
  • Statement of purpose (500–1000 words): identifies your educational goals and expectations of the program; please be aware that the University's academic policy on plagiarism applies to your statement of purpose
  • Professional resume
  • Unofficial undergraduate transcripts (Official transcripts required at the time of admission)
  • Two letters of recommendation: from individuals who have either academic or professional knowledge of your capabilities such as a faculty member, colleague, or mentor, preferably one from your current employer
  • English Language Proficiency Proof

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!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25800 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    25800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25800 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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