MSc Digital Education

Computer Science and Digital Technologies

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MSc

UCAS CODE

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Start Date(s)

Attendance

Learning

UCAS POINTS

UCAS points will be updated soon

September 2024

  • Full time, 1 year
  • Part time, 2 years
  • On campus
both CM2252 CM2252
CM2252
Degree with Placement Year

UCAS CODE

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Start Date(s)

Attendance

Learning

UCAS POINTS

UCAS points will be updated soon

September 2024

  • Full time, 2 years
  • Part time
  • On campus
both CM2253 CM2253
CM2253

Fees and Funding

Here's the fees and funding information for each year of this course

September 2024

Attendance

Fee

Note

Home
Full time 1/2 years
£10,800
Per year. Year 2 Industrial Placement Fee - £3,500
Part time
£1,800
Per 30 credit module
International
Full time 1/2 years
£15,960
Per year. Year 2 Industrial Placement Fee - £3,500
Part time
£2,660
Per 30 credit module

Overview

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

MODULES

  • Core Modules
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    Digital Learning Fundamentals

    This module introduces you to digital learning and how technologies evolved over the last two decades in education. The module presents success and failures but more importantly, it will develop your ability to assess and evaluate impact of these changes as a stepping stone towards future changes. The module discusses key challenges currently faced in academia linked to digital technologies.

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    Pedagogy in the Digital Age

    This module introduces you to teaching in the digital age, where you will gain knowledge, skills and methods needed. It will also give insight into learning theories, assessment types and pedagogical differences between types of media. In addition, this module will cover building and testing an effective learning environment.

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    Cloud Computing

    This module provides an overview of cloud computing, its technologies, and building blocks. It covers topics such as data centres, virtualisation, cloud storage, and various cloud paradigms. The course discusses motivating factors, benefits, challenges, and service models. It also explores concepts related to data centre design and management. The main topics of study include the fundamental ideas behind cloud computing, data centre design principles, virtualisation techniques, resource deployment and management in the cloud, and data centre standards and energy efficiency best practices.

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    Mental Wealth; Professional Life (Dissertation)

    In this practical project at the master’s level, students will undertake a project within the scope of the selected MSc program to develop skills relevant to a senior computing professional. Students will consider ethical, legal, social, and professional issues while conducting research, analysis, design, implementation, quality assurance, evaluation, and project management. The dissertation will require appropriate research methodologies, literature surveys, referencing, and academic writing and presentation skills. Students will also focus on self-reflection, self-awareness, and strategies to improve their mentoring skills, health, and well-being. Additionally, students will engage with real-world projects and computing professionals and develop a recent development in the field of computer science to a professional standard.

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    Disruptive Educational Technologies

    This module provides you with the latest ground-breaking research and practices in educational technology to reshape the future of learning and teaching. It covers a wide range of topics that are discussed in Technology-Enhanced Learning which include: Artificial Intelligence, Learning Analytics, technology for assessment and support, and game-based learning. The module also provides you with insight and experience into success factors of adopting technologies in certain educational contexts.

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    Industrial Placement

    The aim of this module is to enable students to undertake an unpaid work placement in a relevant employment environment to develop their employability and technical business management skills, within a real work environment to complement their current programme of study.

HOW YOU'LL LEARN

HOW YOU'LL BE ASSESSED

CAMPUS and FACILITIES

Docklands Campus

Docklands Campus, Docklands Campus, London, E16 2RD

WHO TEACHES THIS COURSE

The teaching team includes qualified academics, practitioners and industry experts as guest speakers. Full details of the academics will be provided in the student handbook and module guides.

YOUR FUTURE CAREER