• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

Overview

You will be given structured advice about your assignments and practical help with organising your work, undertaking research and managing your reading. You will also have the opportunity to work in groups with other students on the course and with the support of experienced researchers.

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 Education (Leadership and Management) course from University of Northampton is an excellent foundation for job promotions within the field of education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods 
  • Leading for Change
  • Perspectives on Leadership and Management 
  • Approaches to Leadership and Management 
  • Developing and Supporting Others 
  • Research Thesis 
  • Dissertation 

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
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      2-5 years

  • Credits
    270 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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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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

    12750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12750 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6750 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Part Time: £3,375 Year one (90 credits) £3,375 Year two (90 Credits)

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

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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