Taught course

Blended and Online Education

Edinburgh Napier University · School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Care

Entry requirements

Due to the applied nature of this course you will already need to be working in a substantive teaching and learning, course development, consultancy or other appropriate role within tertiary education. This ensures the relevance of the course to you and provides a means to learn by actually applying online and blended methods to your work.

Months of entry


Course content

This is a distance learning course is taught part-time and online. You will learn mainly through independent study and research but will have close contact with tutors and peers.

Trimester 1

Three core modules are studied:

  • Introduction to Blended and Online Education
  • Supporting the Blended and Online Student Experience
  • Curriculum Design and Development for Blended and Online Learning.

Trimester 2

You will have the opportunity to receive credit for previous qualifications and experience and choose modules which relate to your work.

Trimester 3

You will undertake a focused industry relevant piece of research in an area of your choice.

Information for international students

For applicants whose first language is not English, the following is generally required: minimum IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 550/213 Please see our website for up-to-date information.

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


part time
12-24 months


part time
9-18 months


part time
6-12 months

Course contact details

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+44 (0)8452 60 60 40