M.Ed. On Campus

Educational Leadership (International)

24 months
11021 EUR/year
4792 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Educational Leadership (International) at University of Limerick designed to enable teachers, with experience of working in EU and Non EU settings, to obtain a professional qualification that will enhance their career opportunities.


About Educational Leadership (International) at University of Limerick

The programme builds on the student’s experience of international educational systems and enhances their professional and leadership skills, whilst providing a supportive learning environment. The programme will also yield a global supportive network upon which participants can draw in order to excel as future educational leaders.

The Masters of Education in Educational Leadership presents a unique opportunity for education providers and organisations to develop leadership and change capacity in an era of significant challenge and change. Who should do this course? Teachers who have worked in international settings who are seeking to update their knowledge and understanding of education policy and practice Teachers who may seek promotion opportunities at middle or senior management levels.


This course provides teachers with the knowledge, skills and competencies to support their career progression towards Assistant Principal, Deputy Principal and Principal posts.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Leadership of Learning and Teaching for Transformation
  • Approaches to Educational Leadership for the 21st Century
  • Leading Schools: Culture and Globalisation
  • Leading Educational Change: Policy, People, Practice
  • Sustainable Leadership: Dynamics, Resources, Resilience

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

EU Applicants: Early application is advisable.


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An honours primary degree (2.2) in a relevant or appropriate subject and a teaching qualification recognised by the University of Limerick or suitable equivalent. A minimum of two years relevant educational experience is required (primary, post-primary, further, higher education or other).
  • English translation of your qualification(s)/transcripts
  • English language competency certificate

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    11021 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11021 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4792 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4792 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Limerick

850 - 1150 EUR /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.

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