Leadership and Management in Education

University of Newcastle

Master On Campus Online
12 months
32400 AUD/year
18590 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Leadership and Management in Education is one of the University of Newcastle is most highly regarded postgraduate degrees. From experience, we believe practical postgraduate learning is the best way to enhance teaching quality and equip individuals with the comprehensive leadership skills that today’s learning environments demand. 


The Master of Leadership and Management in Education is one of the 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.


The University of Newcastle’s Master of Leadership and Management in Education has been designed to position graduates to lead educational excellence. 

You’ll graduate ready to apply your in depth knowledge of the complex processes of language learning and development in the competitive global working environment. 

Graduates of the University of Newcastle program have pursued careers teaching at universities around the world. 

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:

  • Building High-Quality Learning Environments 
  • Research and School Transformation 
  • Sustaining Strategic Leadership 
  • Leading for Learning

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

 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.

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 023082C

Discipline areas include: degree level teaching and education qualifications.

  • All applicants must possess a minimum of 2 years experience as a teacher, educational manager or comparable experience AND
  • Bachelor Degree in education/teaching OR
  • Graduate Certificate in education/teaching OR
  • Diploma in education/teaching with a minimum of 10 years teaching

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32400 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    18590 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18590 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.


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