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MARIH9 Concepts and Theories of Higher Education Research and Innovation Studies 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period II Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
MDP in Research and Innovation in Higher Education
Administrative Science, Higher Education Managem.
Faculty of Management

Learning outcomes

The student should be able to:
- understand the nature and thematic areas of higher education research and innovation studies
- search independently most up-to-date research information on higher education and innovation studies and assess this information critically
- position themselves (themes, disciplinary backgrounds) as prospective researchers in the field of higher education, research & innovation studies


Yohannes Mehari, Teacher responsible


5-Feb-2018 – 22-Feb-2018
Lectures 20 hours
Higher education research
Mon 5-Feb-2018 at 10-14, PÄÄT E350, Jussi Kivistö & Yuzhuo Cai
Administrative studies and higher education research
Tue 6-Feb-2018 at 9-12, PÄÄT E350, Elias Pekkola
Higher education research in North America
Fri 9-Feb-2018 at 9-12, PÄÄT E350, James Fairweather
Higher Education research in South America
Fri 9-Feb-2018 at 13-16, PÄÄT E350, Elizabeth Balbachevsky
Institutional research
Tue 13-Feb-2018 at 10-16, PÄÄT E350, Charlie Mathies
Group work 70 hours
Presentations / assigments
Thu 22-Feb-2018 at 10-15, LINNA K108, Yohannes Mehari
Independent work 35 hours


Numeric 1-5.

Evaluation criteria

Grading 1-5.

Further information

Course is offered only for a selected number of doctoral students, exchange students, and KOHAMA students.

Note: MAX 5 exchange students with suitable background in social sciences can be accepted to the course.  

Enrollment: send an email to yohannes.mehari[at]staff.uta.fi by 29th January 2018 and explain why you should be enrolled to this course.

Teaching schedule and lecture rooms will be updated only to Moodle course area.