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Master of Digital Learning Leadership

  • Masters (Coursework)

The Master of Digital Learning Leadership is designed for experienced professionals seeking to progress their career through a postgraduate qualification.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Course Code
Intake Months
Jun, Oct

About this course

The Master of Digital Learning Leadership is designed for experienced professionals seeking to progress their career through a postgraduate qualification. The course will suit those working in the fields of digital learning and emerging technologies in higher education who seek recognition for their prior learning, skills, demonstrated expertise and extensive experience through a combination of professional practice credentials and coursework units. The course offers educators, learning designers and educational resource managers a credible and validated approach to optimising prior learning and workplace experience to accelerate achievement of the course learning outcomes. The course recognises the rapid pace of innovation in digital learning environments, and the skills required by educational professionals amid constant change. Employability skills are validated and endorsed through a final holistic assessment activity that requires students to demonstrate their expertise.

Entry requirements

Admission to study postgraduate coursework at Deakin is based on recognition of your professional experience and previous qualifications.

Admission is based on:

  • a Bachelor degree in any discipline plus five years relevant professional experience or
  • a Graduate Certificate of Digital Learning Leadership

Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories.

All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.

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

Course structure

To qualify for the award of Master of Digital Learning Leadership, a student must successfully complete:

  • 4 credit points
  • 10 Professional Practice credentials and
  • Academic Integrity AAI018
  • Academic Integrity (0-credit-point compulsory unit)

Credit for prior study or work

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.

Graduate outcomes

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