UCL Institute of Education, University of London

UCL Institute of Education, University of London

Learning Technologies

The course provides an academic grounding to prepare students for the profession of learning technologist; it offers specialist knowledge of designing, developing and evaluating learning systems; gives students a sound foundation for a research degree in the subject.

Entry requirements

A 1st degree (minimum 2.2) or postgraduate degree in computing or education, or in another subject provided it includes significant computing or education content, or equivalent professional experience.

Course modules

Modules include: Pedagogy, adaptivity and technology; research methods in learning technologies; introduction to software development (for entrants with little computing background).

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a combination of coursework assignments and written examinations (depending on the modules chosen), plus either an 8,000-word to 12,000-word report on an implementation project and related technical appendices, or an 18,000-word to 22,000-word dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Institute of Education, University of London Camden WC1H 0AL South East

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