Online degree

Digital Learning Leadership

Earn a qualification recognising your professional expertise in digital learning and enhance your skills in leading online learning initiatives.

Transform your skills and experience into a world-class digital learning degree

Rapid innovation in digital technologies is hugely impacting learning and the skills required by educational professionals to use technology to enhance learning experiences.

This qualification will support you to reflect on your professional skills in leading, advancing, and sharing digital learning practice.

As well as improving your knowledge, you’ll build a portfolio demonstrating your digital learning experience.

The mix of taught units and professional practice credentials will allow you to finish your postgraduate qualification flexibly and 100% online.

Which degree is right for you?

Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate degree is designed for experienced education professionals looking for a recognised, practice-based model of learning that proves their experience and skills in digital learning.
Duration
1 - 1.5 years part time. 2 programs ($4,900 AUD) and 4 Professional Practice credentials ($1,980 AUD)
Price
$6,880 AUD (total tuition fee)
$2,450 AUD (price per program)
Overview
2 programs
Start dates
9 Nov 2020 (apply by 1 Nov 2020)
8 Mar 2021 (apply by 21 Feb 2021)
Language
English
Format
Fully online

What do I need to apply?

You can enrol in these internationally-recognised postgraduate qualifications if you have already completed an undergraduate degree or have other evidence of equivalent academic capability.

All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.

Entry will be based on performance in:

  • a Bachelor degree in any discipline OR
  • at least five years of relevant work experience (or part-time equivalent).+

For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection Policy visit The Guide

+ Please note that meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee selection, which is based on merit, likelihood of success and availability of places in the course. For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection (Higher Education Courses) Policy visit the Deakin Policy Library.

Degree Structure

The Deakin Graduate Certificate consists of two programs and four Professional Practice credentials. You can complete the degree in one year or less depending on your individual circumstances but have up to two years if you need more time.

At the start of your degree we will help you to develop a plan for completing units and credentials that meets your particular needs.

Deakin Scholarships 

Deakin offers a range of scholarships. If you’ve got something special to offer Deakin – or you just need the financial help to get you here – we may have a scholarship opportunity for you. Search or browse through our scholarships.

Additional fees may apply and course fees may be subject to change.

What are the learning outcomes?

In addition to the core units, you will complete four professional practice credentials: digital learning (broad,) communication, critical thinking, and digital literacy.

Programs on this degree

ProgramDate
Cloud and Online Learning Practice2 Nov 2020
Digital Learning, Design and Assessment2 Nov 2020

Masters

This master’s degree is designed for those who want to turn their digital learning skills and experience into a postgraduate degree qualification that provides evidence of extensive experience, research, and knowledge in digital learning leadership.
Duration
2 - 2.5 years part time. 2 programs ($4,900 AUD) and 10 Professional Practice credentials ($4,950 AUD) and 2 Research Papers ($4,900 AUD).
Price
$14,750 AUD (total tuition fee)
$2,450 AUD (price per program)
Start dates
9 Nov 2020 (apply by 1 Nov 2020)
8 Mar 2021 (apply by 21 Feb 2021)
Language
English
Format
Fully online

What do I need to apply?

You can enrol in these internationally-recognised postgraduate qualifications if you have already completed an undergraduate degree or have other evidence of equivalent academic capability.

All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.

Entry will be based on performance in:

  • Bachelor degree in any discipline plus five years relevant professional experience
  • Graduate Certificate of Professional Practice (Digital Learning).+

+ Please note that meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee selection, which is based on merit, likelihood of success and availability of places in the course. For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection (Higher Education Courses) Policy visit the Deakin Policy Library.

Degree Structure

The Deakin Masters degree consists of two programs, 10 Professional Practice credentials and two Research Papers. You can complete the degree in two to two and a half years or less depending on your individual circumstances but have up to five years if you need more time.

At the start of your degree we will help you to develop a plan for completing units and credentials that meets your particular needs.

For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection Policy visit The Guide.

Recognition of prior learning

The University aims to provide students with as much credit as possible for approved prior study or informal learning which exceeds the normal entrance requirements for the course and is within the constraints of the course regulations. Students are required to complete a minimum of one-third of the course at Deakin University, or four credit points, whichever is the greater. In the case of certificates, including graduate certificates, a minimum of two credit points within the course must be completed at Deakin.

You can also refer to the Recognition of Prior Learning System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree.

Deakin Scholarships 

Deakin offers a range of scholarships. If you’ve got something special to offer Deakin – or you just need the financial help to get you here – we may have a scholarship opportunity for you. Search or browse through our scholarships.

Additional fees may apply and course fees may be subject to change.

What are the learning outcomes?

In addition to the core units, you will complete ten professional practice credentials (including innovation, problem-solving, teamwork, self-management, global citizenship), plus a research capstone unit.

Programs on this degree

ProgramDate
Digital Learning, Design and Assessment2 Nov 2020
Research Design Development and Method

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  • Get full access to the university library, online resources and support

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