MSc in Digital Inclusion / UK

Date: 
Sep 3, 2009

By studying while you work, this course will enable you to gain an academic qualification in recognition of your existing practical experiences of working with people, or technology and the successful completion of the programme.

Course graduates can expect to be able to contribute to the challenges of delivering realistic solutions which meet the needs of older and disabled people and others who are at risk of digital exclusion. The course is relevant for academics and industrialists from Europe and worldwide.

Teaching and learning

The course is taught part time in a modular format over two years. For each module you must attend the intensive on campus teaching week followed by 10 or 11 weeks of eLearning.

Modules

Fundamentals of Digital Inclusion

.Design for All regulation, legislation & standards

.Inclusive design & user experience

.Accessible web design

.Digital Inclusion thesis

Students successfully completing all 5 modules will be awarded MSc Digital Inclusion, students successfully completing the first four modules only (excluding the thesis) will be awarded PGDip

Starting September 2009 - 2010

Module One - Fundamentals of Digital Inclusion On Campus Teaching - Monday 28th Sept to Friday 2nd October 2009

Module Two - Design for All, regulation, legislation and standardisation On Campus Teaching - Monday 11th January to Friday 15th January 2010

Admission requirements

Either: a good honours degree in a relevant discipline including: computing, information sciences, web design, product design as well humanities, or you can show relevant work experience having worked in the area for three years or more.

For more information:

Please contact the programme leader (GilWhitney):g.whitney@mdx.ac.uk or telephone 07905 622471 See http://www.mdx.ac.uk/digitalinclusion for further details.