Programme handbooks

These are the two key handbooks for the MSc in Digital Education programme. These are updated each year, so make sure to check that you have the most recent version if you are referring to a saved copy.

[pdf]Programme Handbook January 2017  (5.9MB)  Please note the changes to the regulations about assignment extensions (Page 29).

[link] Technologies handbook (wiki) 

In addition, these two documents explain the programme’s Personal Tutor system:

[pdf] Personal tutor handbook for part-time students (64KB)

[pdf] Personal tutor handbook for full-time students (62KB)

Course handbooks



[pdf]Assessment, learning and digital education  (501KB)

[pdf]An introduction to digital environments for learning (859KB)

[pdf]Education and digital culture  (1.8MB)

[pdf]Research methods  (414KB)

[pdf]Understanding learning in the online environment  (799KB)

Wider Themes in Digital Education (see September)



Course Design for Digital Environments (832 KB)

Digital Student Experience (2.6MB)

Introduction to Digital Game Based Learning (989 KB)

Wider Themes in Digital Education (721 KB)

These guides from previous years may also be helpful, but please note that there will be changes to the courses when they run again


[pdf] Digital education in the global context  (243 KB)

[pdf] Digital education strategy and policy (150 KB)

[pdf] Digital futures for learning (509 KB)

[pdf]Learning Analytics_2016 (231 KB)


[pdf] Education and digital cultures (14.28MB)

Dissertation guide and documents

[pdf]Dissertation Handbook_8th_edition (360KB)  slightly amended 20 Jan 2017

[pdf] Dissertation proposal form

[link] School of Education research ethics information, including ethical approval forms