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MA Digital Technologies, Communication and Education / Overview

Year of entry: 2016

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

Apply online

The deadline for applications is the 31st August 2016; later applications are considered at our discretion. Please note that we receive a very high number of applications so the course may be closed to new applications before the final deadline given.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MA Y Y N Y

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 2016; later applications are considered at our discretion. Please note that we receive a very high number of applications so the course may be closed to new applications before the final deadline given.

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2016, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MA (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £7,700
    International students (per annum): £15,500
  • MA (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £3,850
    International students (per annum): £7,750
  • MA (part-time distance learning)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £687.50 per 15 credit unit, £2,750 for the dissertation
    International students (per annum): £687.50 per 15 credit unit, £2,750 for the dissertation

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 is offering a number of scholarships for 2016 entry. For further information please click here http://www.seed.manchester.ac.uk/fees/postgraduate-taught-funding/

Contact details

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

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