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Education Leadership in Learning (Teach First)

Northumbria University

12 months
5333 GBP/year
2450 GBP/year
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This 60-credit Education Leadership in Learning (Teach First) course from Northumbria University will give you the opportunity to continue your professional development while focusing on improving substantive knowledge to inform and develop a wide range of educational sectors: including school, further and higher education.


On this Education Leadership in Learning (Teach First) course from Northumbria University, you will use research and critical enquiry to further extend, develop and enhance your ability to evaluate and judge the underlying assumptions surrounding educational policy and practice.

You will develop a critical understanding of the inter-relationships between research, policy and practice and their manifestations in different settings and contexts.

The Education Leadership in Learning MA will develop your critical reflective abilities, with a view of empowering you to become entrepreneurial in relation to your ongoing career within your chosen sector; whether that is further education, higher education, schools or training organisations.

Career Edge

  • Designed to cater for a wide range of professionals in education, this programme will offer you a great launch pad for the next step in your career. The flexibility to choose from such a wide variety of modules mean you can prepare for the exact role you want.
  • You’ll graduate with knowledge of the very latest in education research, policy and practice, and with a whole new perspective on data and evaluation, all of which will help to put you at the forefront of your field. You’ll also be able to reflect upon and challenge your own practice, which is a valuable skill to demonstrate to future employers.
  • You will leave the course confident in your knowledge and abilities, empowered to make change in your own organisation and ready to go to the next level in your career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Work Based Dissertation

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must hold a PGDE (Teach First).
  • International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with 5.5 in each component (or approved equivalent*).   *The university accepts a large number of UK and International Qualifications in place of IELTS.  You can find details of acceptable tests and the required grades you will need in our English Language section.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5333 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5333 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    2450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2450 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Full UK Fee: £2,450
  • Full EU Fee: £5,333
  • Full International Fee: £5,333

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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