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MA in Education and Digital Technologies

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About the course

This specialist pathway is aimed at those interested in exploring the application and impact of technologies in educational settings.

The pathway is ideal for:

  • Teachers, lecturers and support staff working in formal educational contexts where technology is increasingly used to support learning
  • Museum curators, heritage specialists and other professionals interested in using technology outside of formal settings to support learners
  • Work-based mentors and supervisors who wish to explore how mobile technologies support learning in the workplace
  • Leaders and those responsible for the strategic implementation of new technologies in educational settingsĀ 

Key Facts

Tuition Fees

UK/EU: £6,500 full-time
Part time: £720 (20 credits) £2,165 (60 credits) £3,250 (90 credits)

A new system of postgraduate loans for Masters degrees in the UK are now available. They provide up to £10,280 for full-time and part-time taught and research Masters courses in all subject areas. For more information, visit our Postgraduate Loans page.

Overseas: £12,800 full-time


More information on fees can be found in the funding information section of this page.

Application deadlines

All applicants: TBC

Entry requirements

Minimum

A minimum of 2.2 Honours degree (or equivalent) in a related subject or appropriate professional experience is generally required.

International students

If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level.

This course requires IELTS 6.0 overall, with 5.5 in each skill.

For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here.

If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses.

Study information

You study three core modules:

  • Contemporary and Critical Perspectives in Education
  • Research Methodologies in Education
  • International and Intercultural Education

And a specialised module:

  • Digital Technologies
You then complete a 60 credit dissertation which will allow you to identify and examine a topic of interest to you.

You may exit the programme after stage 1 with a Postgraduate Certificate in Education, or after stage 2 with a Postgraduate Diploma in Education if you have earned sufficient credits.

* All modules are subject to availability.

Funding information

Future prospects

Our Masters students explore a range of current educational practice, looking at key issues and policy.

Graduates leave with reflective and practical skills and the knowledge they need to contribute to their chosen learning community.