University of Leeds School of Education

University of Leeds

International Educational Management

This programme is for graduate students and experienced professionals that wish to deepen their understanding of education management and leadership; it explores the practical management of an educational institution, the differences in education management between countries, and the significance of informed policies and plans; the programme teaches participants from many different countries; the university make use of such varied student experiences, using case-studies from different educational contexts, so they can explore contemporary education management theories and apply these theories to their own culture and workplace.

Entry requirements

Generally a 1st degree in a relevant subject, along with 2 years' experience in the field of education; some management experience is also desirable; overseas candidates must provide evidence of English language proficiency.

Course modules

Core module: Critical study. Optional modules: International educational management (developing leadership); international educational management (developing staff for institutional improvement); international educational management (developing financial and material resources); international educational management (effective development of policies and plans for change); introduction to educational research methods and approaches to data collection; directed study in education 1; science education (teaching and learning); science education (curriculum and professional development); issues in information communication technology and education; learning with virtual worlds; design and evaluation of web-based learning environments; e-learning (principles and practices); the 14-19 curriculum; mathematics (curriculum and assessment); learning and teaching mathematics; trends in research in mathematics education; special educational needs (principles and practice); special educational needs (international perspectives); developmental disorders 1 (dyslexia and developmental coordination disorder); developmental disorders 2 (attention deficit disorder and autistic spectrum disorder); teaching children with learning difficulties; teaching children with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties; learning and teaching in TESOL; investigating language for TESOL; learning and teaching vocabulary; grammar, learning and teaching; teacher education for TESOL; assessing language learning; materials development for TESOL; language learning and teaching with information communication technology (online).

Sponsorship information

Some scholarships available for both UK/EU and International Students


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,900 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

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