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MARIH16 Higher Education, Society, Governance and Policy 5 op
Organised by
MDP in Research and Innovation in Higher Education

General description

The course is offered at the Beijing Normal University.

Learning outcomes

- Understand the interaction between higher education and other social factors as economy, culture, politics, population, science and technology.
- Understand of different theories of higher education and society
- Analyze the role of education policies in the promoting the development of society
- Critically analyze the impact of the global society on higher education
- Understand the concepts, theories, procedures and techniques related to governance, management and leadership in higher education.
- Analyze critically the basic elements affecting the making of educational policies and their effects around the world
- Analyze critically the values behind educational policies


- Higher education and economy, culture, politics, population, science and technology
- Higher education and satisfaction of basic needs
- Higher education and sustainable development
- Higher education traditions and modernization of higher education
- Higher education and the global society
- Theories and Styles of governance, management and leadership in higher education
- The procedures and techniques of governance, management and leadership in higher educations
- Higher educational Planning and Policy Formulation
- The process and approaches of educational policy
- The theories and techniques of educational policies analysis
- Case studies of educational policies around the world

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 30 h 0 h
Group work 15 h 0 h
Independent work 80 h 0 h

Readings, lectures, case exercise, workshops for group work

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Case exercise and Essay  Participation in course work 
In English

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 1-5.
Paper (40%) Case exercise (30%) Group work presentation (30%)

Study materials

Selected books and articles to be announced later.

Belongs to following study modules

Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.