Deakin University

Master of Digital Learning Leadership

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

The Master of Professional Practice (Digital Learning) is designed for experienced professionals seeking to progress their career through a professionally recognised 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 the achievement of the course learning outcomes. The course recognises the rapid pace of innovation in digital learning environments, and the and 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.


4 credit points of study plus 10 Professional Practice credentials


  • Digital learning design and assessment
  • Research design development and method

Standard entry requirements

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

Study pathways

Credit for prior learning will be granted in accordance with university policy

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne Burwood Domestic: $14,850
International: $14,850

Fee comments

Campuses: Melbourne Burwood.

Note that this course is available to international students via offshore external study only

Further information

Successful attainment of Professional Practice credentials is based on evidence provided from professional practice, hence recognition through authentic learning experiences. All professional practice credentials are linked to the Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes. The credentials may be attempted separately or simultaneously and are assessed by an assessment panel that includes both academic and industry representatives.

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