The Centre for the Study of Higher Education is a new interdisciplinary research centre, bringing together academics from across the University with research interests in Higher Education. Since October 2011 we have been offering a varied programme of research seminars, guest lectures, and opportunities for postgraduate study.
The Centre is the home for the University's postgraduate programmes of study in Higher Education, both taught and research.
Associate Teacher Accreditation Programme (ATAP)
A 30-credit, one year course, aimed at staff who are new to teaching in Higher Education.
Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCHE)
A 60-credit, two year course, aimed at more experienced staff that builds upon the knowledge gained during ATAP and explores areas such as research and independent study.
Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education (PGDip)
A 120-credit course that builds upon the knowledge and theories gained during the PGCHE and focuses on developing an understanding of the processes and nature of educational research. The credits gained for the PGCHE are included in the required credits.
Masters in Higher Education (MA)
A 180-credit course that builds upon the PDip and consists of a dissertation. The credits achieved in the PDip are included in these credits.
PhD in Higher Education
The Centre is now accepting applications for PhD study.
This school offers programs in: