Taught course

Digital Literacies and Learning

Institution
Liverpool John Moores University · Faculty of Education, Health and Community
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Entry requirements (Home)

Entrants should hold a relevant bachelors degree or equivalent in the social sciences, education or an education-related discipline at 2:2 level or higher. Applicants who do not hold an honours degree in one of the above areas will be considered on their individual merits in relation to the programme. Professional experience, publications, CPD activities and other suitable evidence of accomplishment and aptitude will be taken into consideration.

Entry requirements (International)

LJMU welcomes applications from international students. In addition to normal entry requirements, you will be expected to demonstrate a very good level of English language competence, for example an IELTS score of 6.0-6.5 or equivalent. Please note: specific courses may require higher levels of English language competence.

If you have applied to study a full-time taught Masters, MRes, MPhil or PhD at LJMU, you should check if you require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme or ATAS certificate. It can take four to six weeks to receive an ATAS certificate, so please make sure you apply as early as possible. You can find out more on the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) website. Alternatively, contact LJMU’s International Admissions Team for guidance.

Please note: international students entering on a Tier 4 visa cannot study part time. Students entering the UK on alternate types of visa may be in a position to study part time. Please contact LJMU’s International Admissions Team for further details before making your application.

In order to obtain a visa you will also need to show evidence that the money required to cover your tuition fees and living expenses has been in your bank account for at least 28 days prior to submitting your visa application. So please make sure that your finances are in place before applying. For more details, go to our international website.

For advice on any aspect of the application process, please contact LJMU’s International Admissions Team.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Develop your understanding of digital literacy issues on this new Masters programme at Liverpool John Moores University. This distance learning programme invites you to fit your studies around your existing commitments.

  • Obtain in-depth understanding of UK and international digital literacy issues, practices and policies
  • Develop the skills, principles and practices to use digital tools effectively, safely and ethically
  • Design and lead digital literacy initiatives in schools, universities and other sectors

Flexible provision is at the core of this distance learning programme. Study at your own rate and fit your learning around your other commitments, without travel and accommodation costs.

As a part-time student you will study four taught topics in year one and two taught topics and the dissertation in year two.

Core areas of study will include research approaches and methodologies and you will also complete a 60 credit dissertation.

LJMU has a comprehensive collection of digital resources for off-campus study. Our team of expert librarians and dedicated subject specialists are on hand to offer support and advice remotely.

Information for international students

International applicants are required to demonstrate equivalent qualifications to the standard requirements for entry when applying for courses at LJMU.

Students must also demonstrate a proficiency in communicating through English, for example via an IELTS tests or equivalent.

Please note: UK visa restrictions mean that international students are only permitted to study on a full-time basis.

Please contact LJMU’s International Team for more information and advice.

Fees and funding

Please see the course page for more information.

Qualification and course duration

MA

distance learning
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
courses@ljmu.ac.uk
Phone
0151 231 5090