University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Education (Educational Leadership and School Improvement)

The overall aims of this specialist route are to enable participants to develop: an advanced knowledge and understanding of educational leadership and school improvement; a set of skills for analysing educational leadership and school improvement issues and practices; the ability to bring together theoretical perspectives on educational leadership and school improvement and apply an informed critique of their inter-relationship; the ability to contribute to informed development of policy and practice in educational contexts; familiarity with a range of frameworks for understanding pupil, professional and organisational learning. The route content is covered through 8 interrelated themes: Leadership for learning; policy, structures and change; school effectiveness and school improvement; issues and dilemmas; perspectives on leadership; perspectives on learning; schools, cultures and communities; education evaluation.

Entry requirements

Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK 2.1 Honours degree or international equivalent. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.5 (with a minimum 7.0 in each component) or equivalent.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include essays and a thesis of up to 20,000 words.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (England) 10 months
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 21,114 per Year 1 (International) 10 months
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 10 months
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 10 months
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 10 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cambridge University Cambridge CB2 1TN East of England

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