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Education Management and Leadership, M.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

You will be taught about such aspects of leadership and management as:

  • distributed leadership and communities of practice
  • school evaluation and school improvement
  • leadership in an international context
  • coaching and mentoring

You will also study an aspect of leadership in greater depth through your research thesis.

Career Opportunities

This course is an excellent foundation for job promotions within the field of education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Perspectives on Leadership and Management
  • Appraoches to Leadership and Management
  • Research Methods
  • Research Thesis
  • Developing and Supporting Others
  • Investigating Professional Practice 
  • International Perspectives on Education
  • Designing for the 21st Century Learning

                Detailed Programme Facts

                • Programme intensity

                  You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

                  Full-time
                  • Full-time duration 12 months
                  Part-time
                • Credits
                  180 alternative credits
                • Languages
                  • English
                • Delivery mode
                  On Campus

                English Language Requirements

                You only need to take one of these language tests:

                • Minimum required score:

                  88

                  The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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                • Minimum required score:

                  6.5

                  The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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                • Minimum required score:

                  61

                  PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

                Academic Requirements

                You need the following GPA score:

                Required score: Lower Second Class

                Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

                Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

                General Requirements

                To study this course, you will need a relevant honours degree from a UK institution or equivalent, usually at 2:2 or above. If you have other qualifications, or recent professional experience we will consider your application on an individual basis.

                Tuition Fee

                • International

                  12200 GBP/year
                  Tuition Fee
                  Based on the original amount of 12200 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
                • EU/EEA

                  6625 GBP/year
                  Tuition Fee
                  Based on the original amount of 6625 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
                We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
                • The part-time fee is £1,100 per 30 credit module.
                • Fees may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

                Living costs for Northampton

                • 796 - 1510 GBP/month
                  Living Costs

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

                Funding

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