A PGCHE or equivalent professional qualification or negotiated portfolio plus a minimum of two years’ recent experience as an HE professional.
Months of entry
This programme offers an opportunity for Higher Education (HE) professionals to deepen their understanding of principles, theoretical concepts and the policy context of HE.
Practice-based specialist modules are combined with modules supporting the development of research skills, culminating in a dissertation for the MA. The emphasis throughout is on a critical understanding of the HE context and its implications for academic work in the 21st century.
Teaching and Assessment
Assessment is by a presentation of work in progress, an essay of up to 5,000 words for each module and a 12,000-word dissertation.
Information for international students
For detailed information see our English language requirements web pages.
Please note that if you are required to meet an English language condition, we offer a number of pre-sessional courses in English for Academic Purposes through Kent International Pathways.
Fees and funding
Please visit our funding web pages for the most current opportunities and application details.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Centre for the Study of Higher Education
- +44 (0)1227 824013