Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Computing in Education

This course is ideal if you are a teacher or educator in a variety of subjects. It will not only improve your knowledge of new technologies and computer science, but also how to use these to enhance your classroom learning. Recent changes to the curriculum for primary and secondary computer science has left many educational professionals with gaps in their ICT knowledge. This innovative new course aims to bridge these gaps with practical technical knowledge supported by critical analysis of computing science in education and teaching.

Entry requirements

A good UK honours degree or equivalent from a recognised university at a minimum 2.2, or extensive relevant experience, such as three years ICT teaching or industry experience. GCSE mathematics and English at minimum grade C or equivalent. Access to an educational environment in order to complete your research interest in education (this would include working in a school as a teacher, teaching assistant, support assistant, or technician). A Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly known as a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) disclosure).

Course modules

Modules include: developing digital literacy in the classroom; computational thinking in the curriculum; creativity and innovation using technology; programming for the classroom; engaging learners in computer science; anticipating and responding to technological change in an educational setting; research skills or research in a professional context; dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,100 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 11,800 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time evening £ 780 per Credit (home fees) 3 years
MSc Part-time evening £ 5,900 per Credit (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Clifton Campus Nottingham NG11 8NS East Midlands

Key information

Telephone number: 
0115 848 4200