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Educational Leadership (Specialist Qualification for Headship)

University of Stirling

M.Sc. Blended
36 months
Duration
430 GBP/module
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About

Educational Leadership (Specialist Qualification for Headship) offered at University of Stirling, is a practice-based course for aspiring and early-career school leaders.

Overview

Educational Leadership (Specialist Qualification for Headship) course offered at University of Stirling, cultivates the knowledge and understanding you’ll need to put informed strategic vision, values and aims into practice – helping you to lead change for improvement wherever you work. Through your studies, you’ll further develop your leadership and management practices in supportive, creative and challenging learning environments.

A flexible study route and a combination of face-to-face and online teaching makes it easier for you to fit your coursework around existing commitments, while the practice-based learning is set within your Professional Standards framework.

Career

The PG Certificate Into Headship enables candidates to demonstrate the Standard for Headship and is accredited by the General Teaching Council for Scotland. Into Headship – one of the core components of this Masters – will be a mandatory qualification for candidates applying for head teacher positions in Scotland from 2020.

Additionally, after graduating from the course you may also wish to pursue further studies in the form of a Doctorate in Education.

Accreditation

General Teaching Council accredited.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Engaging Critically with Professional Practices
  • Middle Leadership: principles and practices
  •  Examining Professional Practices (Work Based Learning)
  • Coaching and Mentoring: principles and practices
  •  Examining Professional Practices (Work Based Learning)

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a second class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject.
  • Applicants for the MSc Educational Leadership (with Specialist Qualification for Headship) should be registered or eligible to register with the General Teaching Council for Scotland.

Work experience

You must normally be within two to three years of taking up a post as a head teacher and be sponsored by your local authority to apply through the Scottish College for Educational Leadership.

Tuition Fee

  • National

    430 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 430 GBP per module and a duration of 36 months.
  • Engaging Critically with Professional Practices (EDUP001 - 20 credits) £430
  • Middle Leadership: Principles and Practices (EDUP103 - 40 credits) £1,460
  • Into Headship 1: Developing as a strategic leader (EDUP021 - 20 credits) £1,022
  • Into Headship 2: Leading strategic change (EDUP122 - 40 credits) £2,044

Funding

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