NO ADMISSION WILL BE GIVEN FOR FALL 2013
The programme consists of four semesters. The first semester provides the students with an introduction to the history and philosophy of higher education, the main theories, concepts, and the range of disciplinary perspectives of relevance for studying higher education through a multi-level approach. Additionally, the first semester includes an introduction to social science research methods and statistics.
In the second and third semester the students continue their studies in research methods and statistics, as well as an in-depth focus on change in higher education from a range of perspectives. The latter is provided in the form of three specialization modules each of which is developed and offered by various academic staff members of the involved universities and research centres.
In the third and fourth semester the Master degree students will work on their thesis. The majority of the field work and writing of the thesis will take place during the fourth semester.
|4. semester||HEM4390 - Master Thesis Field work and supervision organized in Aveiro, Oslo or Helsinki|
|3. semester||HEM4113 - Research Methods - course II (Aveiro)||HEM4230 - The Economic and International/Global Dimension of Higher Education (Aveiro)|
|2. semester||HEM4220 - Organisation, Governance and Management of Higher Education (Helsinki)||HEM4112 - Research Methods and Statistics - course I (Helsinki)|
|1. semester||HEM4100 - Introductory Semester Course in Higher Education (Oslo)||HEM4210 - History and Primary Processes of Higher Education (Oslo)|
|10 ECTS credits||10 ECTS credits||10 ECTS credits|