12 months
18500 GBP/year
8900 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Education Leadership and Management programme at the University of East Anglia is informed by a range of academic disciplines relating to education leadership, management and administration, public policy analysis and complexity thinking.  

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The Education Leadership and Management  programme at the University of East Anglia  has been designed to enable you to embrace the problematic aspects of leadership and management with confidence, understanding and insight. What’s more, our high-quality curriculum will support you in developing an expansive view of leadership and management in the context of national and international political and economic structures.

You will examine international developments in education policy, and link these to your experience of leadership or your experience of working under the leadership of others. You will also explore groundbreaking insights into education reform developed through the cutting-edge approach of complexity thinking. 

Whether you are interested in advancing your professional development, large-scale reform in the international education policy space, or improving education in your local community, you will be able to tailor your studies through our range of modules. Our course will foster your capacity for innovation in solving complex problems arising in everyday practice. It will also hone your independent learning, critical thinking and advanced communication, all of which are vital to becoming an effective educational leader or manager.

Our expert teaching team includes experienced academics who are internationally renowned for their research in 21st century education and who have rich first-hand experience of leadership and management in a variety of educational contexts.


  • Compulsory and post-compulsory public education sectors and local government
  • Middle leadership and senior management roles in schools and colleges
  • NGOs, not-for-profit and private educational development organisations
  • Education policymaking in the public and private sectors, think tanks, research organisations and charities

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critical Reading 
  • Dissertation 
  • Educational Research Methods 
  • Key Concepts and Approaches to Education Leadership, Management and Policy 
  • Leading Teaching, Improving Learning and Global Education Reform 
  • Public Policy, Strategic Management and Complexity

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Degree Subject Any subject for applicants with relevant experience, or an Education-related degree for applicants with no relevant experience
  • Degree Classification 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent
  • Special Entry Requirements Relevant experience of working in an educational setting or education-related activity desirable

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8900 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Norwich

609 - 1044 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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