Blended and Online Education

Edinburgh Napier University


Sighthill Campus


The Blended and Online Education is a part-time, fully online programme that provides participants with practical opportunities to develop, implement and critically evaluate the use of technology for open and inclusive learning and teaching practices. Students may be lecturers, course developers, or other professionals who work in a teaching or teaching and learning related role in FE, HE or staff development.

Applicants may be completely new using digital technologies for teaching, or may want to extend their digital education skills. The programme allows students to develop a personal, evidence-based approach to the use of digital technologies for teaching and learning, and consider the implications for educators, students, colleagues, training departments and educational institutions.

Study within a highly supportive online environment, working alongside tutors and fellow participants in the programme’s virtual learning environment; Collaborate across a range of other online spaces and tools; Draw from your own professional working environment; Study alongside your peers and tutors online, as well as learning from guest experts.

Students can exit after 12 months with PgCert Blended and Online Education

Students can exit after 24 months with PgDip Blended and Online Education

Entry Requirements

Bachelor degree or equivalent work experience for professionals in a substantive teaching and learning, course development, consultancy or other appropriate role in school, tertiary or professional education.

Start Date



Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

3 years


Criminology, Psychology and Sociology

SCQF Level