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Educational Leadership, M.Ed.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #276 (QS) Doha, Qatar
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. 
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Overview

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    52

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.8

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.8 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

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.
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  • National and International Students: 2000 QR

Living costs for Doha

  • 4700 - 8800 QAR/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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