The Inter-University Inter-Departmental Master awards a Diploma of Postgraduate Studies (MSc) in Higher Education Policy: theory and practice (MaHep).

The Master has two specializations:
1. Strategic Planning and Quality Assurance
2. Teacher Education

The duration of the MaHep is two academic semesters or 60 ECTS. The maximum duration is four (4) semesters.
Attendance of all educational activities is compulsory and is a prerequisite for student evaluation.

MaHep is implemented at a distance. The place of the examinations is Patras and the University of Patras.

The Programme of Studies includes three Modules in the first semester, each corresponding to 9 ECTS or a total of 27 ECTS and a seminar of scientific reflection (Colloquium) corresponding to 3 ECTS. The second semester concerns the thesis dissertation.

The Programme of Studies is structured as follows:

Specialization: Strategic Planning and Quality Assurance
Semester 1
Module 1: European and Greek Framework for Higher Education (9 ECTS)
Module 2: Strategic Planning (9 ECTS)
Module 3: Quality Assurance (9 ECTS)
Colloquium (3 ECTS)
Semester 2
Dissertation (30 ECTS)

Specialization: Teacher Education
Semester 1
Module 1: European and Greek Framework of Higher Education (9 ECTS)
Module 2: Historical Context – Social Dimension of Higher Education (9 ECTS)
Module 3: Teacher Education: Theory and Practice (9 ECTS).
Colloquium (3 ECTS)
Semester 2
Dissertation (30 ECTS)