Teaching and facilities
The learning and teaching approaches used on the programme will take special care of the different interactions that occur in an online environment.
The e-learning environment allows flexible and responsive approaches to learning, assessment and support of the students. The teaching methods will include:
- Video lectures
- online tutorials
- discussion boards
- online conferences
- films and videos
- independent study and research
Students of this programme will have support from e-learning Developers that will take care of the learning experience.
The University of Edinburgh’s full range of online learning resources will be available to students. For example: Blackboard Collaborate web conferencing software, e-books and online academic journals, Searcher (a unified platform to access all bibliographic databases available at the University). The Institute for Academic Development offers online courses on academic writing, working with research data and IT topics.