24 months
22408 EUR/year
22408 EUR/year
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A key feature of digital education, one of the crucial trends for future education, is the use of digital tools and technology in instructional practice. The Digital Education programme is offered Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University.

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We live in a digital world in an information age, which influences all fields.

Within the education field, pedagogy, instruction, content distribution, administration, and philosophy are all changing in response to digitisation. These changes will likely continue and will intersect with even more change brought about by globalisation.

Digital education is concerned with how teachers, schools, and administrators can harness the power of technology to empower learners.

The MSc Digital Education programme from Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University prepares professionals for an educational field that has been disrupted by innovative technologies.

The programme is housed in the Academy of Future Education, which is dedicated to exploring, supporting, and disseminating philosophies and best practices for future education. At micro, meso, and macro levels, our students are immersed in a setting that confronts and shapes the global challenges of education.

Why Study This Programme?

  • You’ll learn from accomplished academic staff with a wide variety of international backgrounds;
  • You’ll have a diverse array of modules that address cutting-edge ideas and practices in education;
  • You get the chance to study at a Sino-foreign cooperative university, the first of its kind approved by the Ministry of Education in China;
  • You’ll gain advanced digital education knowledge and skills in an online-onsite blended teaching and learning environment;
  • You’ll develop professional skills via industry-involved educational and practical opportunities.


MSc Digital Education prepares students for a career at the education frontier. Graduates with this degree may further their careers in the education field, such as by becoming a school instructor or an administrator, or pair their degrees with other specialities, like public affairs or media production.

Programme Structure

Core modules:

  • Globalisation and Education: Critical Perspectives
  • Designing Digital Education Curriculum
  • Education in a Digital Society
  • Designing and Practising Digital Education
  • Digital Media and Information Literacy
  • Blended Learning in a Digital Age

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements


  • Top 100 of 2021 Shanghai Ranking or World-class universities or First-class disciplines (MoE, People’s Republic of China): 75 percent or above (Weighted Average Mark)
  • Other universities: 80 - 85 percent or above (Weighted Average Mark), depending on your undergraduate institution


  • UK upper second class honours (2:1) or equivalent

North America:

  • 3.0 Cumulative GPA (out of 4) or
  • 3.2 Cumulative GPA in the final two years of your undergraduate programme

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22408 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 22408 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • National

    22408 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22408 EUR per year during 24 months.

160000 RMB

Living costs for Suzhou

3000 - 5500 CNY /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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.

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