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Digital Technologies, Communication and Education MA

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Degree awarded
MA
Duration
12 months FT; 27 months PT;2 or 3 years Distance
Entry requirements

Honours degree (minimum 2:2 classification) or equivalent approved academic qualification from a recognised institution. Please submit the following documents with your application:

  • Copies of official degree certificates or transcripts of your previous study, showing the subjects taken and grades obtained. If these documents are in languages other than English please provide official translations.
  • Two written references, signed by the referee and on official headed paper
  • A personal statement (one side of A4 paper) detailing why you wish to study the course, your experiences, what you can bring to the course and any other information that you see as relevant to your application
  • Copies of English Language Certification, e.g. IELTS, TOEFL or Pearson test score report; WAEC certificate

Full entry requirements

How to apply

Course options

Full-timePart-timeFull-time distance learningPart-time distance learning
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Course description

To read more about this course and the opportunities it will offer you please visit the following link: http://madigitaltechnologies.wordpress.com/

The course will be offered in three modes:

  • full-time study in Manchester lasting 12 months;
  • part-time study in Manchester which normally lasts around 27 months;
  • part-time study at a distance, by e-learning over two or three years.

All three modes start in September each year. The deadline for applications is 31st August 2015; later applications are considered at our discretion.

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2015, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MA (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £6,500
    International students (per annum): £14,500
  • MA (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £3,250
    International students (per annum): £7,250
  • MA (part-time distance learning)
    UK/EU students: £2,667 per annum
    International students: £2,667 per annum

The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.

All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.

Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.

Scholarships/sponsorships

The School of Environment, Education and Development Loyalty Bursary offers a £3,000 reduction in tuition fees to University of Manchester alumni who achieved a 1st and are progressing to a postgraduate taught masters course for September 2015 entry (terms and conditions apply - please contact us for further information). Other bursaries and scholarships awarded by the School are usually advertised from January with a closing date of June. Awards for 2015 entry have not yet been set. This information will be added to our funding page  as it becomes available.  See also the University's postgraduate funding database for more funding opportunities

Contact details

Academic department
School of Environment, Education and Development
Contact name
Linda Williams
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 0969
Email
Website
www.seed.manchester.ac.uk/subjects/education/postgraduatetaught/
Academic department overview
See: The School .

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