Middlesex University
Higher Education MA (PG)
Middlesex University

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 45 graduates of Higher Education MA (PG) at Middlesex University for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Teacher Training.

Overall student satisfaction
47 /100
45 total respondents
The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students


Salary of Graduates in Teacher Training

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Teacher Training at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £30000 £26500 £30500
25-75 percentile range £27000 - £32000 £21000 - £29000 £22500 - £35500

Salary of all UK Graduates of Teacher Training

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £26506 £24514 £28116
25-75 percentile range £24888 - £29177 £18792 - £27897 £20130 - £32846

Course Description

The new MA Higher Education is intended to attract those interested in the study of Higher Education as its own field of study. The new range of modules on the new programme reflect the changing landscape of Higher Education

Why study MA Higher Education at Middlesex University?

This flexible and accessible course is designed to work around you. Aimed at academics and those supporting learning in Higher Education, and beyond including local Further Education Colleges, other higher education institutions, training providers and those with an interest in the sector. The course explores the literature in teaching, learning and assessment together, to help you critique and apply generic and subject specific pedagogies and carry out related research across a broad range of disciplines and roles.

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.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Higher Education MA (PG) at Middlesex University

75% Protective service occupations
5% Welfare and housing associate professionals
5% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

English language requirements

test Grade Additional Details
IELTS (Academic) 6.5

With at least 6.0 in each component

TOEFL (iBT) 87

With at least 21 in Listening & writing

PTE Academic 58

With at least 51 in all components

IELTS (Academic) 6.5

With at least 6.0 in each component

TOEFL (iBT) 87

With at least 21 in Listening & writing

PTE Academic 58

With at least 51 in all components

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Higher Education, MA (PG), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

2:2 (hons degree) or equivalent qualification and currently working in Education, PG qualification within 5 years and GCSE C English or equivalent


Tuition Fees Higher Education MA (PG)

England UK £8400
Northern Ireland £8400
Scotland £8400
Wales £8400
EU £11000
International £11000

Average student cost of living in London

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

University Rankings

Positions of Middlesex University in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of Middlesex University in related subject specific rankings.


    • #66 
    • #81 
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #69 
    • #86 
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]
    • #27 
    • #201 
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 27 October, 2023]
    • #28 
    • #251 
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 19 October, 2023]
    • #32 
    • #318 
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]

See all 27 university rankings of Middlesex University

About Middlesex University

Established in 1973, Middlesex University is located on the outskirts of London, roughly 40 minutes away by Underground. The university is well-known for attracting large numbers of international students every year, allowing for a diverse experience for everyone involved. In terms of on-campus activities, Middlesex U applicants can look forward to an award-winning Student Union that goes the extra mile when it comes to organising events around campus and bringing people together.

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Where is this programme taught

Hendon Campus
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