Education (Technology Enhanced Learning) at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

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Course summary

In this course you’ll have the opportunity to focus on the use of technology in your particular field, develop technical skills, including blogs, wikis and other social media tools, to deepen your understanding of frameworks and how technology can enhance and support learning. While there are a wide range of technological tools you may be able to use in your teaching, the course will encourage you to think critically about effective they are in supporting learning. A strong interest in developing teaching using information and communication technology is key - being an IT expert is not. Why Education (Technology Enhanced Learning)?

  • You'll learn about and critically examine new pedagogical models such as massively open online courses (MOOCs), learning analytics where data is used to analyse and improve learning, and rhizomatic learning.
  • This course combines making a difference in your particular teaching/training context with learning about how to undertake research in a systematic and rigours manner.
  • The course is tailored around you. You can build on your current knowledge and skills and choose from a range of options to match your role, experience or organisation to help you progress as an informed, reflective and inspirational practitioner.
  • On this course you’ll have the opportunity to develop an understanding of critical reflection and how to employ independent learning strategies to enable you to evaluate and inform your professional practice. You’ll also develop and deepen your knowledge and understanding of educational research and be able be able to use these skills in researching an aspect of technology in education for your dissertation.
  • You’ll be taught by an outstanding team of teachers, and will have access to our extensive professional and academic network which feeds directly into course design and delivery and to excellent facilities and specialist equipment.

Modules

Full-time Core modules: Understanding E-Learning Methods of Enquiry Introduction to Action Research Dissertation You will study either ‘Introduction to Action Research or ‘Methods of Enquiry’. Option modules: In addition, you choose two modules from the ‘Option modules’ below. Please note: If you start your course in September, you will complete four modules and then your dissertation. If you start your course in January, you will complete two modules, then your dissertation, then the remaining two modules. Part-time Year 1 One module in each of the September, January and May terms: Core modules: Understanding E-Learning Methods of Enquiry Introduction to Action Research Please note you will study either ‘Introduction to Action Research or ‘Methods of Enquiry’. Option modules: In addition, you choose one module from the ‘Option modules’ below. Part-time Year 2 One optional module from the list below in the September term, and from January to July/Aug Dissertation Option modules Exploring Teaching and Learning International Approaches to Early Childhood Education Understanding Curriculum Development in Primary and Early Primary Education Children, Childhood and Society Developing Effective Leadership Mentoring and Coaching Education, Extremism and Community Cohesion Comparative Approaches to Learning Managing Learning and Development in Organisations Critical Social Policy in Education and Public Services Education, Society and Development E-Tutoring Special Educational Needs and Disability: Evaluating Policy and Practice

Assessment method

On this course you’ll have the opportunity to develop an understanding of critical reflection and how to employ independent learning strategies to enable you to evaluate and inform your professional practice. You’ll also develop and deepen your knowledge and understanding of educational research. The full-time route starts in either September or January and takes 12 months to complete. The modules are normally taught in weekly seminars and workshops. Some modules may take place on Saturdays. The part-time route starts in September and takes 24 months to complete. The modules are normally taught at Saturday Day Schools. You'll also use our Virtual Learning Environment and online library facilities which provide access to a wide range of high-quality learning materials. The course is normally assessed through course work. The assessment on the course allows you to demonstrate your practical knowledge and skills alongside developing your critical and theoretical understanding of the subject. The assessment builds on your particular interests and context and is likely to have outcomes that will be of benefit to your professional life and to your employer. You’ll be provided with guidance to help you develop your assignment work by module tutors and specialist learning support staff. For international students, we provide a weekly academic study skills support workshop to help you get the most from the main modules. Feedback (usually written) is normally provided on all coursework submissions within three term time weeks – unless the submission was made towards the end of the session in which case feedback is available after the publication of results.


Entry requirements

You should have an honours degree in a relevant subject at 2:2 or above, or a professional equivalent. The University will determine whether a degree can be recognised as UK equivalent.


English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our International Entry Requirements pages.

https://hud.ac.uk/international/courses-and-entry-requirements/international-entry-requirements/


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £575* Module
Northern Ireland £575* Module
Scotland £575* Module
Wales £575* Module
Channel Islands £575* Module
Republic of Ireland £575* Module

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

This information sets out the tuition fee charges for part-time undergraduate students for the academic year 2024/25. This webpage will be updated with 2025/26 tuition fees as information becomes available. The part-time tuition fee for UK postgraduate students on this course will be £575 (Band 1) per 15 credit module. Tuition fees for UK students will cover the cost of your study at the University. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see our Fees and Finance - https://www.hud.ac.uk/postgraduate/fees-and-finance/ Please note that tuition fees for subsequent years of study may rise in line with inflation (RPI-X). If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/fees-and-funding/ Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.
Education (Technology Enhanced Learning) at University of Huddersfield - UCAS