72 months
1335 GBP/module
665 GBP/module
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Masters of Education in Leadership and Learning at The University of Edinburgh has been developed by the Teacher Education Partnership with funding from the Scottish Government.


You can earn the Masters of Education in Leadership and Learning through completing a mixture of Postgraduate Certificates (PgCert) and career-long professional learning (CLPL) courses developed with partners.

This Masters of Education in Leadership and Learning at The University of Edinburgh cultivates:

  • high-quality professional dialogue
  • a critical and informed reflection on your teaching and leadership practice
  • a comprehensive introduction to different aspects of practitioner enquiry/teacher leadership

Programme Structure

Postgraduate Diploma

To earn a Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) in Leadership and Learning, in addition to one of the Certificates, you will complete a further 60 credits, either by way of another Postgraduate Certificate from the list above, or either of:

  • Postgraduate Certificate: Leadership and Learning: Extended work-based project
  • 60 credits from any relevant University of Edinburgh masters programmes (including the option for 60 credits Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) for Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) Level 11 credits)

To earn the Masters of Education (MEd) in Leadership and Learning, you will complete an additional 60 credits from the above options, ensuring this includes the Postgraduate Certificate Leadership & Learning: Extended work-based project.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We encourage you to apply at least one month prior to entry so that we have enough time to process your application. 


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a relevant discipline.
  • As this is a professional programme and practice-focused, all applicants will need to be working in a relevant professional context in Scotland.
  • We may also consider your application if you have relevant employment or experience; please contact us to check before you apply.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1335 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1335 GBP per module during 72 months.
  • National

    665 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 665 GBP per module during 72 months.

10 credit course 

  • Home: £665
  • Overseas/EU: £1,395

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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.

Our partners

Leadership and Learning
The University of Edinburgh


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