22544 USD/year
4791 USD/year
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Gain the theoretical insights and practical leadership skills that can make a difference to the quality of education in schools. Contribute to the research that is shaping educational policy and practice with this Master or Educational Leadership from University of Auckland. 

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This Master or Educational Leadership from University of Auckland   is designed for aspiring or current educational leaders who are passionate about leading improvements that serve diverse communities and learners. 

The qualification will help you understand, critique and contribute to culturally responsive educational leadership that is shaping Aotearoa New Zealand and improve the quality of education for all young people.

It will allow you to take the next step in your career, strengthen your understanding of your own school or context and your role as a leader within it.


This Master or Educational Leadership from University of Auckland will prepare you for leadership roles, such as in a school or centre, as well as for specialist education roles including senior management, mentoring and educational policy development.

Jobs related to this programme

  • Education consultant
  • Policy development manager (education)
  • Professional development facilitator
  • School head of department
  • School principal
  • School senior leadership team member
  • Senior teacher

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Change 
  • Culturally Sustaining Leadership
  • Developing Communities of Learning
  • Educational Leadership
  • Early Childhood Leardeship 

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


120 alternative credits

120 or 180


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

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  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have at least three years of practical experience in teaching or a related profession, including experience in a formal or informal leadership and/or management role.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22544 USD per year
  • National

    4791 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4791 USD per year
  • Domestic: NZ$8,131.20 – $8,290.80
  • International: NZ$38,273

Living costs for Auckland

1400 - 2200 NZD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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