Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education

MA in Education and Digital Technologies

Postgraduate - Taught MA

Open for admission in 2018/19

Start in September

Full time Part time
MA 1 year up to 5 years

About the course

This specialist pathway is aimed at those interested in exploring the application and impact of technologies in educational settings.

The pathway is ideal for:

  • Teachers, lecturers and support staff working in formal educational contexts where technology is increasingly used to support learning
  • Museum curators, heritage specialists and other professionals interested in using technology outside of formal settings to support learners
  • Work-based mentors and supervisors who wish to explore how mobile technologies support learning in the workplace
  • Leaders and those responsible for the strategic implementation of new technologies in educational settings 

MA in Education and Digital Technologies can be studied one year full-time, or up to five years part-time.

Our teaching staff

Where you'll study

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Fees and funding

  • Home/EU: £6,755
  • Home/EU (part-time): £750 (20 credits), £2,250 (60 credits), £3,380 (90 credits)

Part-time fees are charged pro-rata to the full-time fee, according to the number of credits being studied. 

A new system of postgraduate loans for Masters degrees in the UK are now available. They provide up to £10,609 for full-time and part-time taught and research Masters courses in all subject areas. For more information, visit our Postgraduate Loans page.

  • International: £13,500

“The quality of the training I’ve received at the University of Hull, together with my school experience, was outstanding and most enjoyable."

Simon Baldwin, PGCE (Chemistry)

What you'll study

You may exit the programme after stage 1 with a Postgraduate Certificate in Education, or after stage 2 with a Postgraduate Diploma in Education if you have earned sufficient credits.

Core modules

  • Contemporary and Critical Perspectives in Education

  • Research Methodologies in Education

  • International and Intercultural Education

  • Digital Technologies

  • Dissertation

Our postgraduate degrees give teachers and other professionals the skills, knowledge and leadership qualities to make a difference to the lives of children, young people and adults.

Strong partnerships with hundreds of schools, colleges, community organisations and early years settings.

Our range of programmes allow you to specialise in a particular age range or area.

We have strong partnerships for initial teacher training and offer a wide range of PGCE programmes at postgraduate level.

Entry requirements

A minimum of 2.2 Honours degree (or equivalent) in a related subject or appropriate professional experience is generally required.

International students

If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level.

This course requires academic IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here.

If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses.

Visit your country page to find out more about our entry requirements.

Future prospects

Our Masters students explore a range of current educational practice, looking at key issues and policy.

Graduates leave with reflective and practical skills and the knowledge they need to contribute to their chosen learning community.