Learning, teaching and training are profoundly affected by the challenges of the digital age. Since 2006, the MSc in Digital Education has given professionals in higher and further education and training and development the critical insight they need in this fast-moving and richly diverse field.

Fully online

The fully online environment on this programme offers you flexibility and high levels of support. All students are part-time.

Breadth of scope

Our courses give you the chance to work with current research and theory in the field, and to apply it to your professional practice. Our courses are academically-driven and critically-focused.

Innovative approaches

The teaching team are renowned innovators in the area of digital pedagogy, and will push you to develop your thinking through a rich variety of media and teaching modes.

Research-informed teaching

The teachers on the programme are active researchers, associated with the Centre for Research in Digital Education.

High level of support

Experienced tutors with strong backgrounds in teaching, research and course design create a vibrant, collaborative and stimulating online learning environment. You will enjoy a robust system of individual academic and pastoral support including access to an impressive range of staff in the library, information systems and student support.


Our students and alumni come from a range of backgrounds and sectors, and from 67 nations. Participants include teachers, trainers, researchers, librarians, managers, technical developers, learning technologists, educational developers and designers – all with a driving interest in the convergence of learning with digital technologies.