The programme consists of four semesters. There is a set programme structure that all students must follow.
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.
In the second and third semester the students continue their studies of methods and statistics, as well as focus in depth on change in higher education from a range of perspectives.
The Master degree students begin work on their thesis in the third semester. The completion of the thesis will be the primary focus of the fourth semester (30 credits).
Throughout the programme fronter is used as a web supported teaching and communication tool.
Diploma and degreeThis programme leads to the following degree: Master of Philosophy in Higher Education
The diploma is issued when you have completed the courses that meet the requirements for a degree. Read more about diplomas.