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About

On our MSc Educational Leadership and Management degree course at University of Portsmouth, you'll learn about leadership strategy, decision-making in education, and human resource management. And whether you're a teacher, social and healthcare worker, police trainer, nurse or youth worker, you'll build on your previous skills, studies and experience and develop your expertise, theories and techniques to postgraduate level.

Once you graduate, you'll have developed the skills and knowledge to take on new responsibilities in educational leadership and management, and to seek out ambitious new roles.

You can study on campus or through distance learning, and full or part-time while you continue to work. If you're not already working in education, please take a look at our MA Education Studies course.

What you will experience?

On this course, you'll:
  • Learn the key themes in current research and professional practice, through a combination of lectures, seminars, group work and presentations
  • Be taught be experts who bring their enthusiasm to the classroom, including a personal tutor who will guide you in your studies
  • Apply what you learn in your current workplace, to ensure that your learning is meaningful and professionally relevant
  • Stay connected to your lecturers through our online virtual learning environment
  • Write a dissertation based on your chosen area of interest
  • Have 24/7 access to our university library

Career

The course is ideal for teachers, educational trainers, lecturers and instructors across the educational sector, who aspire to senior leadership and management positions. Many graduates move on to senior management positions in educational organisations.

We'll provide you with as much support as possible in finding employment through close contacts, careers events, recruitment fairs and individual advice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leadership, Policy and Strategy
  • Human Resource Management in Education
  • Decision Making in Education
  • Research Methods in Education
  • Dissertation

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      • Programme intensity

        You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

        Full-time
        • Full-time duration 12 months
        Part-time
        • Average part-time duration 24 months
        • Intensity Flexible
      • Languages
        • English
      • Delivery mode
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      English Language Requirements

      You need the following IELTS score:

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        6.5

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      Academic Requirements

      • A good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. Other applicants may be admitted and will undertake a programme of preparatory reading and submit a written paper in order to confirm ability to study at postgraduate level.
      • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

      Tuition Fee

      • International

        13200 GBP/year
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 13200 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
      • EU/EEA

        6000 GBP/year
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 6000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
      We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

      UK/EU/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students

      • Part time: £3,000 
      • Part time distance learning: £2,250

      International students

      • Part time: £6,600 
      • Part time distance learning: £2,250

      Living costs for Portsmouth

      • 710 - 1100 GBP/month
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      The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

      Funding

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