Taught course

Education: International Perspectives (Technology in Education)

Institution
Newcastle University · School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in any subject. Experience in an educational context is desirable but not essential.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Education: International Perspectives (Technology in Education) MA allows you to study how the nature of teaching and learning is changing in a highly connected environment.

Learners are increasingly relying on each other and the Internet for their learning and metacognition resources. As an educator you need to understand your role in such an environment and how to use Information, Communication and Educational Technology effectively for achieving your objectives.

On the course you will cover:

  • self-organised learning environments
  • why pedagogy matters
  • the impact of technology on education
  • the latest innovations in educational technology

This course will be useful for educators. Through developing knowledge of this subject your teaching skills will be strengthened and employability will improve. The course will also be of interest to people with an IT background who are keen on developing or supporting technology enhanced learning.

The course builds on a strong research base in three research centres in the School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences:

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Information for international students

To study this course you need to meet our Band 4 English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in all other sub-skills. If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.

Fees and funding

See our course fees and funding web page.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Jan Holroyd, Programme Administrator, School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
Email
ecls.pdd@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 7569