24 months
3720 GBP/year
3720 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Equip yourself for success in educational leadership with the Keele difference – a 100% online MA in Education Leadership and Management from Keele University - a university ranked in the top 10 in England for Education

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The 100% online MA Education Leadership and Management from Keele University is an innovative master’s degree that has been designed to develop educational leaders for public, private and not-for-profit organisations by providing them with the knowledge, skills and behaviours to lead educational developments in the modern world.

The programme Education Leadership and Management equips you for progression in and promotion to careers such as school headships, heads of divisions, subject leaders, peer-mentors, policy developers, curriculum advisors, as well as business development directors and project managers. Our education graduates have gone on to diverse careers in schools and universities as well as in politics, the civil service, policy think tanks, business, national and international NGOs, local authority and creative industries, both in the UK and internationally.

What will you learn?

The online MA International Education Leadership and Management develops critical and theoretical perspectives on a broad range of matters related to educational leadership and management. It equips you to demonstrate to employers a level of critical and intellectual rigour that can place you at the forefront of key educational leadership and management careers across sectors and around the world. It enables you to reflect critically on aspects of your own practice as a leader or manager and on the practice of others.

Programme Structure

Knowledge and skills taught include:

  • Leading in a complex world
  • People management in organisations
  • Inclusive education
  • International education in a globalised world
  • An interconnected view of education, employment and professional identity
  • Reflective practice
  • Research design
  • Qualitative and quantitative research methodologies
  • Preparing and developing a dissertation

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of 2:2 undergraduate degree or a UK master’s degree (or international equivalent).
  • A third-class honours degree or an ordinary degree (without honours) or UK equivalent professional qualification with a minimum of two years’ appropriate work experience.
  • Applicants who do not hold a recognised degree will be asked to provide evidence which demonstrates a minimum of three years’ relevant experience in education. This can include a wide range of educational experiences, ranging from teaching practice, educational development, educational consultancy and advising, and a range of positions in educational organisations other than schools, universities and further education colleges, such as recruitment agencies, companies specialising in the analysis of educational institutions, government organisations, local councils, charities and NGOs/ INGOs. The evidence will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    3720 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7440 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    3720 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7440 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • £7,440 total fees with option to pay per module
  • Per 15-credit module fee: £620


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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