University of Kent

University of Kent

Higher Education

This programme offers an opportunity for 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.

Entry requirements

A PGCHE or equivalent professional qualification or negotiated portfolio plus a minimum of two years� recent experience as an HE professional.

Assessment methods

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.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
MA Full-time £ 5,250 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 12,890 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years
MA Part-time £ 2,625 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 6,460 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Canterbury Campus Canterbury CT2 7NZ South East

Key information

Recruitment and Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01227 827272