UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

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.

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.

Course Additional Entry

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.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Distance Learning
MA (Postgraduate)
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £15,525  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £7,145  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate)
4 years
Variable
MA (Postgraduate)