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Master On Campus Online

Leadership and Management in Education

University of Newcastle

12 months
34025 AUD/year
19520 AUD/year
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The Leadership and Management in Education program from University of Newcastle is one of the University of Newcastle’s most highly regarded postgraduate degrees. 

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The Leadership and Management in Education program from University of Newcastle  provides specific expertise in research-based and data driven decision-making, an international perspective, and a commitment to providing leadership that meets the global imperative to understand and provide educational equity.

If you love making a difference in the life of students, strive to see them get the most out of their learning experience and want to join a collaborative community of leaders, then the Master of Leadership and Management in Education is the program for you. This program will expand your leadership and management skills to guide people, education strategy and policy to improve the lives and learning of all students.

Career opportunities

The University of Newcastle’s Master of Leadership and Management in Education has been designed to position graduates to lead educational excellence. Your future career opportunities will be abundant seeing you graduate with the potential to embark on some of the following career pathways:

  • school principal, deputy or assistant principal
  • head teacher or leading teacher
  • organisational leaders
  • educational administrators
  • curriculum development & leaders
  • education policy and advisory roles

Throughout your studies you will enjoy flexible learning options that can be focused on what it is you love most about being a teacher, and you’ll become an even stronger educational leader, nationally and internationally. Upon completion of the program you will possess the skills and knowledge to support your real-world professional experience and equip you to drive positive change in your school.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sustaining Strategic Leadership
  • Building High-Quality Learning Environments
  • Leading for Learning
  • Research and School Transformation
  • Educational Leadership and ICT
  • Research Methodology
  • Educational Research Methodology: Qualitative
  • Educational Research Methodology: Quantitative

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International: It is recommended you submit your application a minimum of 12 weeks before your intended semester or trimester start date.


80 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 023082C

The Master of Leadership and Management in Education is an 80-unit postgraduate qualification, with admission available for applicants who have at least two years’ work experience and one of the following qualifications or equivalent:

  • Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma; or
  • Bachelor Honours Degree; or
  • Bachelor Degree; or
  • Diploma or Advanced Diploma plus five years' demonstrable relevant work experience.
  • Relevant fields and applicable work experience includes education, teaching, training, education manager, or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34025 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 34025 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    19520 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19520 AUD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Newcastle

1333 - 2400 AUD /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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