Ulster University

Ulster University

Middle Leadership

This qualification should be attractive to those in middle leadership posts or to those aspiring to such. Study is complemented by participant reflection on real situations and is supported by an experienced tutor. The overall theme is on the development of leadership and management skills and capabilities. There is a strong focus on improvement on classroom practice in particular contexts.

Entry requirements

Applicants must normally: Have gained a degree from a university of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, from the Council for National Academic Awards, the Higher Education and Training Awards Council, or from an institution of another country which is recognised as being of an equivalent standard; or an equivalent standard (normally 50 percent) in a Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate, Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma or an approved alternative qualification, e.g. a professional qualification; and be currently working in a teaching or training environment; be currently working in a leadership role, e.g. Form Tutor, Pastoral Tutor, Head of Year, Head of Department or have aspirations to do so.

Course modules

Modules include: Improving classroom practice; motivating people towards improvement; managing and building teams; leadership for learning.

Assessment methods

Each module will have its own form of assessment tailored to the content being covered but, typically for the 10 credit module 1500 words and for the 30 credit module, 2 2500 word assignments.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Coleraine Campus Coleraine BT52 1SA Northern Ireland
Jordanstown Campus Newtownabbey BT37 0QB Northern Ireland
Magee Campus Londonderry BT48 7JL Northern Ireland

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