The MSc in Educational Leadership by Distance Learning at University of Leicester offers a fascinating insight into an arena that has changed remarkably over recent years. Leading and promoting optimal learning is the key challenge that confronts educational leaders, advisers, policy makers and governments. Finding the connections between leadership and learning is not easy and involves change and reform in organisations. These three key themes - leadership, learning and change - are the basis of this course.
This postgraduate degree will enable you to reflect upon practice in your organisation, identify areas of professional concern and become equipped to find solutions and lead change. The course is designed to be relevant to a wide range of practitioners in diverse settings internationally who consider themselves involved in education.
Careers and employability
Throughout this course you will keep a Professional Development Portfolio which can be used to underpin applications for promotions in educational leadership.
Education CPD+ offers a range of professional development opportunities for practicing teachers.
Our PhD opportunities are very popular with students who have completed the Educational Leadership MSc and wish to pursue a particular research interest at doctoral level.
- Educational Leadership, Learning and Change
- External Influences on Educational Leadership
- Research Methods part 1
- Organisational Effectiveness, Improvement and Transformation
- Research Methods part 2
- 24 months
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DisciplinesEducational Research Educational Leadership View 36 other Masters in Educational Leadership in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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- A 2:2 degree or equivalent
- Plus UK Qualified Teacher Status (or equivalent)
- Plus three years' teaching experience (or three years with equivalent professional status in an educational organisation)
At least three years' teaching experience, or alternatively, three years with equivalent professional status in an educational organisation.
International5222 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10445 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
National5222 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10445 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.