The MA Higher Education is intended for education professionals who are interested in the study of Higher Education as its own field of study. The learning on the programme reflects the changing landscape of higher education for professionals working in public and private institutions that focus on the education of adults. This flexible and accessible course is designed to be offered part-time or full-time. In 2023-2024, the MA Higher Education will be offered as a Distance learning programme only (so, fully online, with no need to travel to the campus).
Why study MA Higher Education at Middlesex University?
You can are enrol on this course with an undergraduate degree from any discipline and a passion for learning more about Higher Education as a part of your current professional role. If you have a Postgraduate Certificate of Higher Education or equivalent, you can join the second year (P-T) with 60 credits recognised towards your Masters. Applicants are usually employed in the higher or tertiary education sector or within organisations contributing to the education for adult learners.
If you have just completed your PGCert in Higher Education then you can progress onto the diploma level of this programme to continue your studies.
- Flexible course allowing participants in the UK and throughout the world to gain a Masters’ qualification that relates to their current work commitments.
- Builds practical and theoretical knowledge of higher education and adult education using recognised standards of policy and practice.
- Enhances existing professional practice and career progression through personal development and self-managed learning.
- As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.