Learning, teaching and training are profoundly affected by the challenges of the digital age. Whether you are a teacher, lecturer, trainer, librarian, researcher, manager or learning technologist, the Digital Education programme will give you the practical teaching skills and critical insight you need in this fast-moving and richly diverse field.
The programme is distinctive for its innovative design, its breadth of scope, the high level of support provided to students and its basis in the research activity of the team.
Delivered fully online, this programme gives you the opportunity to work closely with your fellow students and tutors in a properly supported, collaborative and vibrant online learning environment, studying at the times and in the places that suit you best.
The skills and knowledge this programme provides will enable you to expand your existing career in education into the fast-moving and richly diverse field of digital education. The research skills you gain in the MSc programme will equip you for further study and possibly an academic career if you choose. You will also graduate with a toolkit of transferable skills, such as communication and project management that can be applied to any career.
WHY STUDY WITH US?
· Our reputation for excellence
The University’s Moray House of School of Education has been making a major contribution to the field of education for almost 200 years. We’re a centre of excellence for educational research, ranked first in Scotland and in the top five universities in the UK (REF 2014). As a university we’re also ranked 14th in the world for Arts & Humanities (THE World University Rankings 2016-17).
· Our diverse and welcoming community
We have a vibrant, international and interactive graduate community. You’ll have access to excellent library facilities, to dedicated postgraduate study spaces and common areas, and to regular Graduate School seminars and events.
· Our inspiring destination
Your first-class education will take place in one of Europe’s most striking capital cities. Regularly voted one of the most desirable places to live in the world, Edinburgh has a great social and diverse cultural life, a busy sporting calendar and a rich history.
A UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent, in a relevant discipline. If your first language is not English, you will also be required to meet English Language requirements.
If you are a non-EU/EEA/Swiss national, and you will come to the UK to study for more than six months, you will need to apply for a Tier 4 visa. You will also need to apply for a Tier 4 visa if you wish to do a work placement as part of your studies, or look for a part time job.