University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

Leadership in Professional Contexts

For aspiring and existing leaders in various professional settings, the programme wil provide a framework for leadership development which takes account of the circumstances generated by changes in social and economic conditions and by government and local authority policies.

Entry requirements

Applicants will be graduates or able to provide evidence that they can work at postgraduate level. They must have previous relevant experience and be able to undertake studies and related developments in their workplace setting or other appropriate agency. Even if you have been educated in the medium of English you must meet our English language requirements (certain countries may be exempted from this requirement).

Course modules

3 main kinds of courses enable participants to choose a pathway which reflects their own experience and qualification aspirations: a. Developing and applying leadership (for participants with little experience of leadership); exploring leadership (30 credits); leading learning and teaching (30 credits) b. Integrating leadership (for participants with experience of leadership in particular settings) leading professional development (30 credits); mentoring and coaching (30 credits); leading change (30 credits); leading effective school improvement (30 credits); international education (30 credits); professional enquiry (30 credits). c. demonstrating leadership(for participants who have achieved 120 credits by study or by accreditation of prior learning [apl] and who can provide a CPD portfolio which contains evidence of leadership activity). dissertation or work-based project (60 credits).

Assessment methods

Each course has requirements for participation in on-line or face-to-face activities and is graded by a summative written assignmnet on a specified topic, or by grading of the dissertation or report of the work-based project.

Sponsorship information

There are various sources of funding to support you during your period of study. We have a number of scholarships and bursaries available to our students, and external sources of funding available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 290 per Credit (EU) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 290 per Credit (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 840 per Credit (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 290 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 290 per Credit (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 290 per Credit (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
King's Campus Aberdeen AB24 3FX Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
School of Education
Telephone number: 
01224 274673