Study on the MA: DTCE from September 2017

We are currently welcoming applications for the MA: Digital Technologies, Communication and Education in the 2017-18 academic year.

You can study on this award-winning programme either in Manchester (full-time or part time) or as a distance learning student .

To apply visit http://www.manchester.ac.uk/postgraduate/howtoapply/.

Ideally, all applications should be received by the end of August, and if you want to study in Manchester and need a visa to enter the UK you should apply immediately.
The course has the overall aim of using digital technologies, the broadcast media, and/or interpersonal, group or organisational communications techniques to enhance practice, research and the professional and academic development of educators in technology- and information-rich environments.

In any given year the MA: DTCE attracts a very wide range of students, whether on campus or online.

The course is suitable for:
• educators and/or educational managers using, or desiring to use, digital technologies and communication in any aspect of their teaching;
• computing specialists (programmers, designers and other practitioners) with an interest in becoming involved with the development of educational materials or software;
• ex-teachers who are returning to the profession and who wish to update their skills, knowledge and understanding of digital technologies and communication in education;
• Anyone else with an interest in  digital technologies and digital communication in educational settings.

Graduates from the MA: DTCE currently occupy a variety of roles in academic institutions and schools all over the world.

These include:
* teachers whose work on the MA has given them enhanced status, including the role of ICT co-ordinator or equivalent;
* learning technologists in academic institutions (DTCE graduates currently fulfill this role at a variety of universities worldwide including the Universities of Manchester, Dundee and Bahrain)
* designers of educational software applications.
As the MA: DTCE is a research-based course it also serves as an ideal preparation for doctoral-level (PhD) study in the field of educational technology. Graduates from the programme are currently studying for PhDs in Manchester and other universities including Oxford and Lancaster.

Teaching starts on Monday 18th September 2017.
Read more about the course on this site — or have a look at the University page for the MA: Digital Technologies, Communication and Education.
The course team look forward to working with you and hope that your time at the University will be both profitable and enjoyable.

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