Digital Pedagogy

University of the Highlands and Islands


Lews Castle College UHI, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)


This MEd Digital Pedagogy course is designed to support the professional development of individuals working in education and training at either tertiary or higher education level, specifically in the contemporary digital environment. The intention is to strengthen and enhance participants' understanding of digital educational issues whilst raising their professional profiles.

You will be encouraged to discuss and analyse information from a wide range of theoretical perspectives and apply them to your own professional practice. This will be focused especially on teaching and learning in the digital environment and you will be critically analysing and creating digital educational resources. You will have the opportunity to focus your studies on an area of professional educational interest whilst developing research skills and an understanding of ethical principles in higher education.

The course can help you to make changes in your professional practice that can have a positive impact on you and on your learners.

You can exit after 3 years with PgCert Digital Pedagogy

You can exit after 4 years with PgDip Digital Pedagogy

Entry Requirements

Honours degree. You must be in employment, education or training.

Start Date

September, February


Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

3-5 years


Education and Child Care

SCQF Level



Career Sectors

College or University Lecturing

Education Support

Primary School Teaching

Secondary School Teaching

Teaching - Other