Masters | Postgraduate Course - Digital Education - online distance learning MA Course Details within University of Leeds

Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law, Beech Grove House, Leeds
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Digital Education - online distance learning MA

Study Details

MA: 2 year part-time

The MA Digital Education 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.

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.

Module details

Year 1
Compulsory modules

Education in a Digital Society 30 credits
Digital Education in Practice 30 credits

Year 2
Compulsory modules

Researching Digital Education 30 credits
Designing Digital Education 30 credits
Dissertation in Digital Education 60 credits

Entry Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree 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.

Student Destinations

This programme is designed to give you the skills and knowledge to achieve professional development. Some students will be able to apply for promotion or higher level posts within existing career paths while others will be able 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.