UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Higher and Professional Education

The programme will give students critical insight into the changing field of higher and professional education; reflecting on important debates in the field. It will develop their understanding of conceptual and analytical frameworks in professional practices and processes, increasing their knowledge, skills and confidence to operate effectively and creatively in diverse institutions. Teaching is delivered through interactive lectures, seminars, group discussions, case study analysis and the use of simulations. In many modules there are opportunities for all students to participate on a variety of ways, including giving short presentations or seminar papers or leading group discussions.

Entry requirements

If taking IELTS, applicants must obtain an overall grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in the reading subtest and 6.0 in the writing subtest.

Course modules

Core modules: Innovation and change in higher and professional education; lifelong learning (theories and perspectives). Optional modules: Learning and teaching for adults; understanding education policy; vocational learning (policy and practice); learning and teaching for adults.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through coursework assignments of up to 5,000 words and a 20,000-word dissertation or 10,000-word report.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time GBP 7,145 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 7,145 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 7,145 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Distance learning - 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 7,145 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time GBP 15,525 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Distance learning - 2 years
MA Part-time - 2 years
MA Variable - 4 years
MA Distance learning - 4 years

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Key information

Contact: 
Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
0207 331 5100