Taught course

Digital Education (Online Distance Learning)

University of Edinburgh · The Moray House of School of Education

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a relevant discipline. You should demonstrate a professional interest in the programme. You may be considered if your employment or other educational experience provides evidence of intellectual ability of an equivalent standard to an honours degree. All applicants must also meet our English language requirements.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Learning, teaching and training are profoundly affected by the challenges of the digital age. Whether you are a teacher, lecturer, trainer, librarian, researcher, manager or learning technologist, the Digital Education programme (formerly known as E-learning) will give you the practical teaching skills and critical insight you need in this fast-moving and richly diverse field.

The Digital Education programme is designed as a part-time programme, with the vast majority of participants studying over a period of 3-4 years.

Information for international students

To find out about the support offered to International Students at Edinburgh from arrival to graduation visit: http://wwww.ed.ac.uk/studying/international.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Visit Scholarships and Student Funding Services at www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/student-funding/

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
12-72 months


distance learning
12-24 months


distance learning
12-48 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)131 650 4086