MSc, PGDip Learning Technologies

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  • Objectives
    The aim of the MSc in Learning Technologies is to offer computer literate graduates an opportunity to acquire specialisms in the design and development of software systems for educational purposes. These specialisms will be relevant to a career in the software development industry as well as to a variety of roles within educational institutions. The course aims to provide students with: -A systematic understanding and a critical awareness of the methodologies, tools and techniques used for the development of educational and related software. -An awareness of the latest developments in the fields of educational software, learning technology and Virtual/Managed Learning Environments -A critical understanding of educational theories appropriate to learning technology. -A systematic and practical understanding of the application of computer technology to support learning. -A comprehensive and critical understanding of appropriate research methodologies and professional practices. -A system and practical understanding of software user interface design issues. -An ability to communicate, work independently and as part of a team, at a level expected by a professional.
  • Entry requirements
    Entry requirements A good honours degree or equivalent in computing or IT. Applicants from non-computing degrees must have some experience of computer programming. Appropriately experienced applicants will be considered in line with the University's APL/APEL procedure. Overseas students must have a good standard of English and have at least TOEFL 550 or ELTS band 6.
  • Academic title
    MSc, PGDip Learning Technologies
  • Course description
    Modules offered on this programme

    Module information is provided to give you an overview of the modules typically available for this programme and not a guarantee of the final programme structure. If you are interested in a specific module, please confirm with the admissions tutor that it will be offered for your cohort.

    Core Modules
    - Educational Technology - Theory and Practice
    - Web-Based Software Development
    - MLEs and VLEs - issues, complexity and potential
    - Management Principles and Practice
    - Human Computer Interaction and Usability
    - Research Methods


    1 Year Full-Time
    2 Years Part-Tim

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