To take this module you must have a bachelors degree or equivalent qualification.
Your proficiency in the English language should be adequate for postgraduate study. We strongly recommend that you can achieve an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of at least seven. To assess your English Language skills in relation to your proposed studies, you can visit the IELTS website.
You need to have continual access to the internet and be confident in online communication. We also recommend that you have prior experience of learning, teaching or presenting online. In addition, you should have some experience of reading and understanding academic literature.
If you have any doubt about the suitability of the module, please speak to an adviser.
No formal preparatory work is required, however you may wish to familiarise yourself with the ideas behind digital and open scholarship, for example by reading Chapter 1: Digital, networked and open in the free-to-access publication, The Digital Scholar by Professor Martin Weller, one of the authors of this module.