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Higher Education

Middlesex University

12 months
8000 GBP/year
7950 GBP/year
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The new Higher Education MA course at the Middlesex University is intended to attract those interested in the study of Higher Education as its own field of study. The new range of modules on the new programme reflect the changing landscape of Higher Education.


Why study MA Higher Education at Middlesex University?

This flexible and accessible course is designed to work around you. Aimed at academics and those supporting learning in Higher Education, and beyond including local Further Education Colleges, other higher education institutions, training providers and those with an interest in the sector. 

The Higher Education MA course at the Middlesex University explores the literature in teaching, learning and assessment together, to help you critique and apply generic and subject specific pedagogies and carry out related research across a broad range of disciplines and roles.

Course Highlights

  • Flexible course allowing participants throughout the UK and the world to study around their current work commitments
  • As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module

Career Opportunities

Completion of this degree will help you realise your ambitions of teaching within the Higher Education sector.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • The Philosophy and Policy of Higher Education 
  • Pedagogy in Higher Education
  • Psychology of Learning in Higher Education 
  • Pedagogy and Practice in Higher Education Teaching and Learning 
  • Research Methods and Methodologies for Education 
  • Learning Technologies in Higher Education 
  • Language, Literacy in Higher Education

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must normally have a good first degree
  • Applicants must be working in Education
  • Must have a PG qualification within 5 years
  • GCSE C English or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    7950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7950 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU Full-time: £8,000
  • UK/International/EU Part-time: taught credit: £53; dissertation credit: £27


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