University of East London

University of East London

Leadership in Education

This programme of study at Master's level is for those who are already in leadership positions within an education context, and those who aspire to leadership roles. It offers the opportunity to engage critically with new developments in leadership, and supports participants to develop practice in their work context with academic and practical rigour. The programme tackles issues that affect education establishments in the present policy context. The course challenges leaders to develop thinking in terms of meeting the needs of policy from governments and the needs of their students. The aim is to develop leaders who are able to initiate and drive change for the benefit of their schools.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a degree (normally honours, normally 2:2 or better) awarded by a UK University or a recognised degree equivalent qualification and have proficiency in English equivalent to IELTS 7.0. All students should already be in employment. Overall IELTS 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in Writing, Speaking, Reading and Listening (or recognised equivalent).

Course modules

Modules include: Leading change; strategic leadership in education; developing leadership capability for change; The impact of policy on leadership practice; research methodologies in education and professional practice.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through coursework assignments; group presentations; reports; examinations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,025 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,025 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,025 per Module (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,025 per Module (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,025 per Module (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Stratford Campus Waltham Forest E15 4LZ South East

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0208 223 3333