Middlesex University

Middlesex University

Design for Diversity in Information and Communication Technology (Professional Practice)

This course is designed to meet the existing and continuing demand for experts in e-inclusion. This course will facilitate an interdisciplinary approach to e-inclusion/design for all in ICT. Professional practice and work based learning studies qualifications are specially designed for those that want to develop their expertise within their current profession. The course is intended to meet the needs of all ICT professionals and accessibility experts who wish to broaden their experience and gain recognition for their skills and expertise. The course is designed to meet the needs of free-lance consultants, the increasing number of companies who champion digital inclusion and usability and accessibility experts. The course aims to enable students to have the relevant knowledge, personal and professional skills and competencies to design, understand, evaluate and manage a wide range of ICT systems, products and services that adhere to the principles of social inclusion and to understand the ethical and political underpinnings for this work.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree, or equivalent qualification, in an appropriate subject. We also consider candidates with other relevant qualifications and individuals with a minimum of 3 years' work experience. Those without formal qualifications need to demonstrate relevant work experience and the ability to study at postgraduate level. International students should have achieve IELTS 6.0 (with minimum 5.5 in all components) or TOEFL internet based 72 (with at least 17 in listening and writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading).

Course modules

Modules include: Design for all context (human rights); design for all research principles and best practice; negotiated work based project

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Distance learning £ 1,000 per Module (home fees) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning £ 1,600 per Module (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

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Distance/Online Study

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