Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Digital Literacies and Learning

Develop your understanding of digital literacy issues on this new Masters programme at Liverpool John Moores University. This distance learning programme invites you to fit your studies around your existing commitments. •Obtain in-depth understanding of UK and international digital literacy issues, practices and policies •Develop the skills, principles and practices to use digital tools effectively, safely and ethically •Design and lead digital literacy initiatives in schools, universities and other sectors Flexible provision is at the core of this distance learning programme. Study at your own rate and fit your learning around your other commitments, without travel and accommodation costs. As a part-time student you will study two taught topics per year in years one and two and the dissertation in year three. Core areas of study will include research approaches and methodologies and you will also complete a 60 credit dissertation. LJMU has a comprehensive collection of digital resources for off-campus study. Our team of expert librarians and dedicated subject specialists are on hand to offer support and advice remotely.

Course modules

Modules include: Digital literacies dominant theories and practices; the digital practitioner or researcher; internet and information literacy; the social aspects of data and information in practice; use of information and record management systems; ethics and data visualisation; research approaches and methodologies; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Modules are assessed entirely by coursework. Typically, coursework assignments are up to 5,000 words and your dissertation will be up to 20,000 words.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time September 2018 GBP 35 per Credit (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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