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Educational Leadership in Practice, M.A.

The University of Manchester

24 months
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About

This Educational Leadership in Practice, M.A. course from The University of Manchester will build your intellectual and practical confidence in all interactions; with teachers, parents, students, managers, board members and policymakers, to engage at a higher level and influence change.

Overview

This Educational Leadership in Practice, M.A. course from The University of Manchester caters to the training needs of professionals around the world, whether you're looking to enhance your skills in leadership within schools or further your career in this area.

Who this course is for

If you’re a teacher or an educator looking to move into a leadership role within an education organisation, this course is for you. It will give you vital knowledge and skills to take your career to the next level, empowering you to lead with confidence and have a real impact. 

What you will learn

  • Gain a deep understanding of theories, research, intellectual debates, and best practice from across the globe.
  • Reflect on how these could apply to your own practice.
  • Develop higher-order thinking skills to inspire you as a leader of education.
  • Apply educational leadership skills and find solutions to real-world problems from local and global education organisations.

How it will benefit your career

  • Gain a deep understanding of theories, research, intellectual debates, and best practice from across the globe.
  • Reflect on how these could apply to your own practice.
  • Develop higher-order thinking skills to inspire you as a leader of education.
  • Apply educational leadership skills and find solutions to real-world problems from local and global education organisations.

Where and when you will study

This fully-online, part-time master's means you can study from anywhere in the world and fit it around your day-to-day life. You will be expected to learn while you continue to work, and to use examples from your work throughout your study.You will complete four taught units in year one, followed by two taught units and a research project in year two. You'll learn through a mix of interactive teaching and have plenty of opportunities to work collaboratively with your peers.

Programme Structure

Courses units:

  • Models of Educational Leadership
  • Engaging with Research in Educational Leadership
  • Leading Educational Change
  • Education Policy and Leadership
  • Educational Leadership as a Social Practice
  • Accreditation of Applied Learning/Optional Course Units
  • Independent Supervised Study/Project

The Master's teaching comprises of five core 20-credit units, one APL 20-credit unit or select an optional unit and a 60-credit research project. 

Lecturers

Dr Alexander Gardner-McTaggart - Course Director

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Start this course in September or February.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good honours degree (minimum 2:1) or the overseas equivalent. An initial qualification in teaching, or at least one year's professional experience in a public or private educational organisation, are desirable but not essential requirements.
  • Two satisfactory professional or academic references and a copy of your CV detailing your full work experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12500 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    6250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12500 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.

Funding

Alumni Loyalty Bursary: If you have successfully graduated from The University of Manchester, you can receive a 15% alumni bursary (£1,800)

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