Learning, instruction and digitalisation in Higher Education

Master’s level
7.5 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
Mixed time
Location independent
Study form
Application period
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Full education cost: 11 500 SEK
First payment: 11 500 SEK

No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.

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Application closed, late application opens 15 July 2024.


This course targets digitalization of higher education and is designed to provide comprehensive insights into how digitalization is transforming teaching and learning at university.


By combining theoretical perspectives and analyses of practical examples, the course provides you with knowledge needed to theorize, analyze and gain insights into conditions for students and teachers every day work in the increasingly digitalized university.

During the course, you will study key-challenges and opportunities that digitalization brings to higher education. You will have the opportunity to analyze the relationship between technologies, learning environments and knowledge development, with an emphasis on critical reflection and analysis.

The course is provided in English, it is fully online, and part-time (50 percent). Through a combination of lectures, discussions and practical exercises, you will prepare yourself to analyze and contribute to research-based knowledge in this rapidly growing field.

Prerequisites and selection

Entry requirements

Admission to the course requires an awarded bachelor's degree of at least 180 credits or an equivalent degree. Furthermore, the student must demonstrate proficiency in English equivalent to English 6 (Swedish upper secondary school level) or English B with at least a Pass, or an international test in English with the following requirements on the lowest result:

TOEFL paper: 575, or with computer: 213, or a Bachelor's degree that has been provided in English.


Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits.