Education and Technology, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    17190
    Tuition (Year)
    7925
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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The Education and Technology MA will teach students the practical and research skills to design, use and evaluate technology-enhanced learning interventions. They will learn how to embed technology within educational practice, explore key issues and debates in this field, and critically appraise educational theory.

About

This programme will enhance a student’s theoretical insights into, and practical applications of technology in education and professional practice. Students learn how to apply the latest educational theory to their everyday professional practice as well as developing research skills, allowing progression on to doctoral research.

Graduates of this programme are currently working as university learning technologists, government education researchers and PhD students.

Why study this degree at UCL?
  • This programme is run by UCL's London Knowledge Lab (LKL) where social scientists engage in research on the future of learning with digital technologies in a wide range of educational settings. Commonly the research is interdisciplinary in nature, with collaborations involving, for example, computer scientists, designers, and subject specialist educators.
  • The London Knowledge Lab conducts research that involves design, development and evaluation across a broad range of media, systems and environments, and brings together social scientists from the areas of education, sociology, culture and media, semiotics, computational intelligence, information management, personalisation, semantic web and ubiquitous technologies.
  • The MA attracts students from a wide variety of backgrounds and nationalities, providing scope for broad intellectual discussion and debate, and opportunities for multi-disciplinary working, and global networking.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Education and Technology: Key Issues and Debates (online/mixed)
  • Research Methods (online/mixed)
  • Learning and Teaching with Technologies
  • Technology and Education Beyond the Classroom
  • Internet Cultures

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended
    • Time flexibility
      Semi-structured
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Online group works/assignments
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English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

Entry Requirements

Applicants should normally have a minimum of a second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant subject from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, and relevant experience in technology and/or education.

English Language Requirements

If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.

The English language level for this programme is: Special. Only the IELTS is accepted. Applicants must obtain an overall grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in the reading subtest and 6.0 in the writing subtest.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 17190 International
  • GBP 7925 EU/EEA

Funding

Please see ioe.ac.uk for up-to-date fees and funding information

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