M.Sc. On Campus

Education and Training Management (Leadership)

Dublin City University

24 months
6900 EUR/year
4050 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Participants in the Education and Training Management (Leadership) programme at Dublin City University come from all levels of the education system (primary, post-primary, adult and community, and third level) as well as from industry, the health sector, state agencies, and community organizations.


Using a combination of blended and face-to-face sessions structured to support achievement for students undertaking Masters level study while balancing work and family commitments, this programme offers the opportunity to:

  • Explore the assumptions and implications of the major theories of organizational management and leadership.
  • Gain understanding of organizational policy-making and its implementation through an exploration of decision making theories and the psychology of organizational behaviour at an individual and group level, and change management.
  • Learn the key dimensions of the recruitment, selection and retention of human resources in the globalized operating context.
  • Gain knowledge and skills in organizational research, culminating in the opportunity to complete a research project of relevance in the participant's own workplace setting.


The MSc in Education and Training Management (Leadership) at Dublin City University is a management qualification. It builds on a long heritage equipping educators moving into, or holding, leadership roles with the knowledge and skills to succeed in those roles. It is the ideal qualification for those who wish to progress in their current employment environment connected to the broad education and training sector including schools, industry training, health and many areas of public sector management.

For others, the MSc as a management qualification has allowed participants to make a career change. Participants have moved into industry training roles, and the academy. The dissertation in particular allows this opportunity to build a new career pathway.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Management Thought & Practice

  • Organisational Management and Decision Making

  • Leadership and Performance Management

  • Research Design

  • Organisational Behaviour and Change

  • Entrepreneurial Ed. & Training Management

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have a good honours degree (minimum 2.2) with three years substantial experience working in a recognised education/training environment. 
  • In certain circumstances, applicants not possessing the above qualifications may be considered if they are able to present, at interview, evidence of professional experience and responsibility in a relevant area of work, and high-level interest in the research literature relevant to one of the themes highlighted in the programme. Such applicants will be required to submit a written assignment (3,000 words) or portfolio prior to interview.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6900 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4050 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4050 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Dublin

1100 - 1800 EUR /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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