Educational Leadership

Qatar University

24 months
495 EUR/credit
495 EUR/credit
Tuition fee
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The Masters of Education in Educational Leadership (MEL) is one of three of the graduate programs offered by the College of Education at Qatar University. 


The Masters of Education in Educational Leadership (MEL) at the Qatar University is benchmarked to Qatar National Professional Standards for school leaders and aligned with the standards from Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC).

Learning outcomes

The program provides students with theoretical and practical knowledge and skills enabling them to function as outstanding leaders who are committed to reform and continuous improvement of education as successful practitioners and scholars, capable of leading and transforming a wide variety of educating organization. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations in Educational Leadership
  • Management of School Information Systems
  • Educational Policy in Qatar
  • Curriculum Design and Development
  • Instructional Supervision
  • Educational Research Methodologies
  • School Finance and Resource Management
  • Seminar in Issues in Educational Leadership
  • Action Research
  • Internship

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

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.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed a Bachelor or a higher level degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.80 out of 4.00 from a university or college accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education or comparable authority in that country may be admitted to the program.

Applicants meeting all other admission requirements with a GPA below 2.8 but not lower than 2.5 may be admitted to the program but must meet the following criteria to remain in the program:

  • Attain a GPA of 3.0 or higher in the first semester

  • Register for a minimum of two regular courses in the field of study in the first semester.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    495 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 495 EUR per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    495 EUR/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 495 EUR per credit and a duration of 24 months.

National and International Students: 2000 QR


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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Educational Leadership
Qatar University