Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Educational Leadership

Students develop their ability to manage and lead in different educational environments: e.g. children's centres; higher education establishments; or health-and-social-care-related education. This course can help them to progress to middle or senior leadership positions. Students: improve their specialist knowledge in a work-specific area with a research project; choose different routes of study depending on their career aims; enjoy flexible learning via distance learning each Saturday, alongside email and phone contact with lecturers.

Entry requirements

Normally a degree or equivalent, and some relevant professional experience; non-graduates with relevant managerial experience are encouraged to apply; if English is not the student's 1st language they need an overall IELTS score of 6.5 with 6.5 in reading and 6.5 in writing.

Course modules

Modules include: educational leadership of change; leading in partnerships and networks; leadership of learning through data; reflecting on professional practice; educational enquiry.

Assessment methods

Each module is assessed by a single assignment of 5-6,000 words. The report for the major project is 12-15,000 words.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 11,500 per Year 1 (International) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Sheffield S1 1WB Yorkshire and the Humber

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