International Higher Education and Management, M.A. | Lingnan University | Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR)
M.A. On Campus

International Higher Education and Management

12 months
19117 USD/year
19117 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Lingnan University’s MA in International Higher Education and Management programme  is designed to equip students with theoretical knowledge to investigate issues concerning international higher education, policy and governance, and the management and leadership of contemporary higher education institutions.


Students will achieve and practice their management skills to pursue or advance their careers in education-related fields. The International Higher Education and Management programme from Lingnan University offers various courses to optimize students’ learning experiences, including seminars, workshops, and international experiential learning. 

Therefore, IHEM appeals to staff and professionals working in the management or policy-making positions in the higher education sector and other education-related organisations, as well as those who want to lay the foundations for a promising career in the field.

A Worldwide Programme

In keeping with current trends in higher education, IHEM programme has a global approach. The master’s programme is truly at the cutting edge in terms of delivery mode, course content, and career prospects. IHEM is an inter-university collaborative programme, partnering with the University of Oxford, the University of Bath, the University of Hawaii, the University of Nottingham Ningbo China, the National Chengchi University, and the National Chung Cheng University.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Globalisation, Policy and Society 
  • Comparative Social Policy Research Methods 
  • Asia Pacific Higher Education Policy and Management Symposium 
  • Internationalisation and Quality Management in Higher Education 
  • Internationalising Education: Institutional Strategy and Development 
  • Postgraduate Studies Seminar Series 
  • Managing Entrepreneurial Education Project 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Identity card, passport, or travel document
  • Transcripts
  • Proof of English language proficiency (IELTS or TOEFL), if needed [Applicants may submit results of CET-6 as supplementary information]
  • Graduation certificates/ Bachelor's degree certificate

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19117 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19117 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    19117 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19117 USD per year during 12 months.
  • Full-time / Part-time mode: HK$150,000 for all students

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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