UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The programme will develop students' understanding of the key concepts in the academic literature and in the field of professional practice relevant to higher education management. It will increase their capacity for critical reflection on their own professional practice, drawing on a range of theoretical and practice'based perspectives.

Course Modules

Core modules: Higher education institutions as organisations (their strategic management); the management of teaching and research in higher education; the management of financial resources in higher education (part 1); the management of financial resources in higher education (part 2). Options: An independent study in higher education management; institutional governance in higher education; internationalisation in higher education; the management of physical resources in higher education; managing people in higher education institutions; managing 3rd stream activities in higher education; managing the student experience; marketing in higher education.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard, together with at least 4 years of relevant professional experience of management in a higher education institution setting. It is also possible for applicants with appropriate experience but without a degree to be accepted on the basis of an interview, a qualifying essay and/or a portfolio and reflective statement, depending on their prior qualifications. European or international applicants are expected to have qualifications at an equivalent level.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
2 years
Part Time
MBA (Executive) £15,984 ???abroad???
2 years
Part Time
MBA (Executive) £13,904 ???home???
4 years
MBA (Executive)