Transnational Education in UK Universities with Special Reference to Higher Education Sector

Thomas Asha E. (2016). Transnational Education in UK Universities with Special Reference to Higher Education Sector. South Asian Journal of Marketing and Management Research (SAJMMR), 6, (9), 45-53

12 Pages Posted: 14 Mar 2018

Date Written: 2016

Abstract

The world of higher education is undergoing a drastic change and globalization is playing a key role in it. Key drivers include advanced technological services, dominance of knowledge society, increased international labour mobility and the growing emphasis on market economy and trade liberalization. An effective way to meet the challenges paused by 21st Century on higher education sector is to encourage transnational education, integrating and intercultural dimension into teaching, research and other services provided by the educational institutions. This study analyses the impact of transnational education in UK universities as they are considered to be the leading players in the area under discussion. Researcher has also brought in the student perspective and their expectations from transnational education. The study also identifies the core factors needed by an institution aiming at transnational education. This research is expected to contribute positively to the initiatives undertaken in Indian Higher Education for advancing towards transnational education.

Keywords: Transnational Education, UK Higher Education Sector, Globalization and its impact, Indian Higher Education Sector

JEL Classification: I21, I23

Suggested Citation

Thomas, Asha E., Transnational Education in UK Universities with Special Reference to Higher Education Sector (2016). Thomas Asha E. (2016). Transnational Education in UK Universities with Special Reference to Higher Education Sector. South Asian Journal of Marketing and Management Research (SAJMMR), 6, (9), 45-53. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3130752

Asha E. Thomas (Contact Author)

Mahatma Gandhi University ( email )

Kalamassery
Kerala
India

HOME PAGE: http://www.stpauls.ac.in/static/contactus.aspx

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