MA Higher Education

by Middlesex University Dubai

The programme is designed to include an innovative range of modules which offer a wide exposure to the studies of higher education and reflect the changing landscape of Higher Education.

AED 35000

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2 Years Part Time (Including Year 1 PGCERTHE)

Course Details

This MA Higher Education programme is intended to attract those interested in the study of Higher Education as its own field of study. The programme is designed to include an innovative range of modules which offer a wide exposure to the studies of higher education and reflect the changing landscape of Higher Education.

It is based upon four onto-epistemological pillars of; philosophy, psychology, policy and pedagogical practice and their impact on institutional, national and global arenas.

This flexible and accessible course is aimed at academics and those supporting learning in higher education. The course explores the literature and best practice in teaching, learning and assessment together, to help students critique and apply generic and subject specific pedagogies and carry out related research across a broad range of disciplines and roles.

The programme offers an opportunity to continue studies beyond the PGCertHE level. If you have just completed your PGCert in Higher Education then you can progress onto the diploma level of this programme to continue your studies and professional development.

The programme has been designed within the UK Higher Education Academy (HEA) Professional Standards Framework.  Students will be prepared to apply for the HEA Fellowship (After completing the PG Cert in Higher Education) or Senior Fellowship (After completing the PG Dip in Higher Education).

This multi-disciplinary programme will offer opportunities for higher education practitioners to study the changing landscape of higher education, enhance scholarship practice and research.

Offers higher education practitioners the opportunity progress and build upon their PGCert in Higher Education. The course is offered in block teaching format throughout the academic year to enable planning around work and personal commitments.

Designed within the UK Higher Education Academy (HEA) Professional Standards Framework. The MA Higher education is a part-time programme scheduled over a period of two years. Students first complete the 60 credit post-graduate certificate in higher education in year 1. Students then can enter the ma higher education in year 2.

At the Dubai campus, students would first complete the post-graduate certificate in higher education, which is comprised of four compulsory modules each worth 15 credits.

Upon completing the Post-Graduate Certificate in Higher Education, students could enter into year two of the MA Higher Education to complete the compulsory Research Methods module and three optional modules.  Students can exit at this point with a PG Diploma in Higher Education, or progress to the dissertation to complete the MA Higher Education.

Introduction

MDX Dubai is the first overseas campus of the renowned Middlesex University based in London (UK). The campus opened in 2005 and has over 5,000 students studying from more than 120 nationalities. A world-class British university with a 5-Star rating from the Dubai Knowledge and Human Development Authority, MDX Dubai is one of the leading institutions offering a quality UK education in the UAE.

The university has an exciting, diverse and multicultural campus and prides itself on providing a student experience with a difference. The University offers over 70 foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, including: Accounting and Finance, Business Management, Marketing, Computer Engineering, IT, Data Science, Robotics, Education, Psychology, Law, Digital Media, Film, Creative Writing and Journalism, Fashion Design, Graphic Design, and many more.

Middlesex University is a global university committed to meeting the needs and ambitions of a culturally and internationally diverse range of students, by providing challenging academic programmes underpinned by innovative research, grants and professional practice. Middlesex University Dubai prepares its students to be professional, skilled individuals fitted for the modern world, committed to life-long learning and able to contribute to the communities in which they live and work.

 

Why MDX Dubai?

  • Globally recognised and industry-accredited quality UK degree.

  • Wide range of scholarships and grants for undergraduate, postgraduate, international and professional students

  • Research-driven, world-class UK education delivered in state-of-the-art facilities

  • Apply with your predicted grades to receive a Conditional Offer Letter for January 2024

  • Thriving student community with a busy calendar of sports and cultural clubs

  • Dedicated careers service providing personalised mentoring and support finding employment and internships

  • Luxury, affordable accommodation close to campus, with free shuttle bus service

  • Opportunity to transfer credits overseas in your second year of undergraduate study

 

As well as having all the advantages associated with being a British university, Dubai campus students can benefit from all the opportunities afforded by a rapidly developing modern city in the heart of the Middle East, while experiencing the diverse nationalities and cultures that make up the population of Dubai.

The Campus is located in Dubai Knowledge Park, occupying spacious classrooms and study areas within four buildings. Dubai Knowledge Park itself was set up in 2003 for international institutions that promote learning. Middlesex University Dubai students, therefore, have the opportunity to participate in a much wider student community.

As well as having all the advantages associated with being a British university, Dubai campus students can benefit from all the opportunities afforded by a rapidly developing modern city in the heart of the Middle East, while experiencing the diverse nationalities and cultures that make up the population of Dubai.

The Campus is located in Dubai Knowledge Park, occupying spacious classrooms and study areas within four buildings. Dubai Knowledge Park itself was set up in 2003 for international institutions that promote learning. Middlesex University Dubai students, therefore, have the opportunity to participate in a much wider student community.

  • Dubai Knowledge Park Branch

    Blocks 15, 16 & 17 , Dubai Knowledge Park, Dubai

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