Oxford Brookes University School of Education

Oxford Brookes University

Education (Leadership and Management)

This programme is is for experienced teachers, lecturers and educational managers and other professionals in all phases of education (primary, secondary, further and higher education). It is designed for those working in training and professional development to gain an award focused on leadership and management. The course is concerned with the development of critical enquiry and reflection in the field of educational leadership and management, and the development of professional knowledge and expertise.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have: a good Honours degree or pass degree; QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) or other equivalent professional qualification; relevant professional experience. IELTS: level 7 or above with a minimum of 6.5 on each of the 4 skills.

Course modules

Compulsory elements (6 modules): researching education, childhood and language; the dissertation; leading and managing people in education; leading change in education. Optional modules: diversity and achievement; philosophy and policy of higher education; learning, pedagogy and technology; knowledge, power and curriculum; mind and brain; investigating practice; action research; independent study.

Assessment methods

Each course module is assessed separately and is based on coursework, eg individual essays, seminar presentations, reports, portfolios, investigative research and group work.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,330 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MA Full-time £ 12,850 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MA Distance learning - 24 months
MA Part-time £ 590 per Module (home fees) 36 months
MA Part-time £ 1,415 per Academic year (overseas fees) 36 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Harcourt Hill Campus Oxford OX2 9AT South East
Distance Learning

Key information

School of Education
Telephone number: 
01865 488617