Our teaching is focused on doctoral supervision and online, distance teaching on our MSc in Digital Education. We also teach a MOOC, and work on MOOC developments with external partners.


We run a fully online, distance Masters programme the MSc in Digital Education. The programme is distinctive for the innovative and experimental nature, its breadth of scope, the high levels of support provided to students and its basis in the research activity of the team. Postgraduate Certificate, Diploma and full Masters routes are available on the programme, as is Higher Education Academy accreditation. Full information about the MSc is available here.


We welcome enquiries from potential PhD students who wish to conduct work aligning with the research themes of the Centre and its members. If you have a specific proposal to discuss, please contact the most appropriate academic member of the Centre direct. For general enquiries about doctoral study with us, please contact DEresearch@ed.ac.uk.

Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)

Our own MOOC was the E-learning and Digital Cultures MOOC, and we have collaborated on several others including the Warhol MOOC run from ECA, and the Photography: a Victorian Sensation MOOC run in partnership with the National Museums of Scotland.