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Education (Leadership and Management)
Progress your career in education, and step into a leadership role.
Are you ready to take on school leadership? Do you want to make the leap into your first role as a leader? This course will shape your identity and approach as a leader.
You’ll analyse the latest research and techniques in educational leadership - in the context of your own career. You’ll learn about areas like:
- Managing change
- Leadership styles
- Motivating individuals
- Handling conflict
- And leading a team
You’ll reflect closely on your own experiences in leadership as you learn. You’ll get to know your strengths, and you’ll understand past challenges. And you’ll have the freedom to focus your learning on the areas that matter most to you.
You’ll join a vibrant and supportive cohort of future school leaders. And you’ll build a lasting professional network- who you’ll learn from as you study.
You’ll graduate with the self-awareness central to strong leadership - along with the skills, knowledge and confidence to lead.
How to apply
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Fees quoted are for the first year only. If you are studying a course that lasts longer than one year your fees will increase each year.
Financial support and scholarships
There are International Student Scholarships available for 2020 and other scholarships and funding options for postgraduate international students.
Learning and assessment
The course follows a flexible structure within the MA Education modular programme. This structure enables you to design your course according to your particular areas of interest.
You will take five compulsory modules, including the dissertation. And you can choose two modules from the optional modules listed below.
We also offer a wide range of Postgraduate Certificates, specifically designed for part time students who work full time. Sessions typically run in the evenings, with some online discussions.
Once you have your Postgraduate Certificate, you can continue your studies for the MA Education by successfully completing:
- a further three modules
- a dissertation.
The School of Education is a thriving centre for educational research and teacher professional development. Students on master's level programmes therefore join a large research community comprising researchers at all levels of higher education study.
We hold two major research conferences each year - the School of Education Research Conference and the EdD Colloquium. All students are invited to attend our annual Research Seminar Series (which attracts both internal and external speakers). We also organise a number of conferences, lectures, seminars and debates, some of which have an international reach.
The School’s six research groups exist to encourage engagement in research, publication, conference presentations, seminars and workshops:
- Inclusion and Wellbeing
- Policy, Partnership and Leadership
- STEAM pedagogy and learning
- Humanistic Perspectives on Education
- Early Years
- Applied Linguistics
After you graduate
Completion of the course shows a commitment to professional development and should lead to improved prospects for career progression.
Programme Changes: On rare occasions we may need to make changes to our course programmes after they have been published on the website.
For more information, please visit our Changes to programmes page.