University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Higher Education

Through online delivery of content, this programme offers you the flexibility to create a programme that suits your professional development needs in the field of university teaching. The programme allows you to construct your own developmental pathway through a choice of optional modules. You will do this by engaging with the explicit pedagogic framework that underpins the programme, emphasising the connections between concepts, theory and practice, teaching and research, disciplinary methods, and teachers and students. On the programme you will analyse issues relating to your everyday teaching practice, share practice and explore solutions with your fellow participants and tutors.

Entry requirements

MA: All applicants should normally be academic staff (tutors and lecturers) or academic-related staff working at a Higher Education Institute. English language requirements: IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall, 6.0 in each component (or equivalent). For current entry requirements, please visit our website. The link is under Course contact details.

Course modules

Example module listing: Teaching in your own discipline; researching in higher education; research dissertation; signature concepts in higher education; evaluating educational research; assessment and feedback; from student voice to co-enquiry; peer observation of teaching; moving into academic leadership; designing technology enhanced learning; exploring technology enhanced learning; veterinary clinical teaching; technical and professional skills teaching in veterinary education.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Distance learning September 2018 550 per Credit (Home/EU) 36 Months
MA Part-time September 2018 550 per Credit (Home/EU) 36 Months
MA Part-time September 2018 1,200 per Credit (International) 36 Months
MA Distance learning September 2018 1,200 per Credit (International) 36 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Surrey Guildford GU2 7XH South East

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