University of Leicester

University of Leicester

Learning Technologies

Learning technology is a vibrant and maturing field of learning innovation and anyone with a stake in education should develop an awareness and understanding of these new technologies. They can provide innovative approaches that enhance learner experience, and benefit teachers and institutions. Learning technology offers a modern survey of the field, providing students with both theoretical underpinnings and practical hands-on experience of the technologies in different learning contexts.

Entry requirements

A UK Honours degree at 2.2 or above or its equivalent. If an applicant's 1st language is not English, they may need to provide evidence of their English language ability (e.g. IELTS 6.5).

Course modules

The programme focuses on topical aspects of e-learning such as: new approaches to learning design; technology-enhanced learning spaces; the use of Open Educational Resources (OER) and application for Open Learning; the implications of social and participatory media for learning, teaching and research.

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Distance learning October 2016 - 9 months
PgCert Distance learning October 2016 - 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leicester Leicester LE1 7RH East Midlands

Key information

Distance Learning Hub
Telephone number: 
0116 229 5164