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Master of Science in Information Technology in Education

Programme Structure

Requirement for completion of the MSc(ITE)*
  • Three core courses (6 credits @)
  • Three specialist courses (6 credits @)
  • Two elective courses (6 credits @)
  • A capstone project and research course (12 credits)
Core courses
  • Teaching and learning with information technology
  • Information technology and educational leadership
  • Methods of research and enquiry
Specialist strands and their courses

e-leadership

  • Digital culture and educational practice
  • Innovative practices in education through IT adoption
  • Organisational learning
  • Technology in education in China within a global context
  • Engaging adult learners
  • Project management
  • Information system analysis and development
  • Information technology and intellectual property law in education

e-learning

  • e-learning strategies and management
  • Learning design and technology
  • New literacies and technology
  • Game-based learning environments
  • Engaging adult learners
  • Data science and learning analytics
  • Information system analysis and development
  • Information technology and intellectual property law in education

Learning Technology Design

  • Multimedia in education^
  • Learning design and technology
  • Digital resources for learning^
  • Mobile and ubiquitous technology in education
  • Educational video & storytelling
  • Data science and learning analytics
  • Information system analysis and development
  • Information technology and intellectual property law in education
Elective courses

Candidates are required to complete two elective courses which have not been taken previously as the specialist courses whereas candidates.  Not all courses will necessarily be offered every year.

 

The programme learning outcomes can be obtained here.

Examples of content and professional opportunities that MSc(ITE) graduates might pursue in the future can be obtained here.

Please refer to the Regulations and Syllabuses for details of each specialist strand and the course descriptions.

* Subject to University's approval

^ These courses have been included in the list of courses which are reimbursable under the Continuing Education Fund (CEF).  Reimbursement of course fee is subject to the prevailing regulations/policies of the CEF and approval of the Office of the Continuing Education Fund.  Please visit CEF website at https://www.wfsfaa.gov.hk/cef/en/index.htm for details.

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