University of Leicester

University of Leicester

Educational Leadership

The course is suitable for teachers, lecturers and educational leaders in educational settings; applicants study and reflect upon their own practice and issues related to leadership, learning and change.

Entry requirements

Either: at least a 2.1 degree or equivalent; or: UK Qualified Teacher Status or its equivalent professional status in an educational organisation. At least 3 years' teaching experience, or alternatively, 3 years with equivalent professional status in an educational organisation. Applicants must be currently employed in, or have access, to an educational organisation or provider. This could include working in a school, college, the military or in government, or training roles in other sectors.

Course modules

Modules include: educational leadership, learning and change; external influences on educational leadership; organisational effectiveness, improvement and transformation; research methods; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Each module is assessed by a 4000-5000 word assignment; the dissertation is a 15000-20000 word study. (Please note: modules and assessment methods mentioned are those available to current students and may change in future years).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning October 2016 GBP 8,385 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MSc Distance learning October 2016 GBP 8,385 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MSc Distance learning October 2016 GBP 9,635 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MSc Distance learning October 2016 GBP 8,385 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning October 2016 GBP 8,385 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning October 2016 GBP 8,385 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MSc Distance learning February 2017 GBP 8,385 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MSc Distance learning February 2017 GBP 8,385 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MSc Distance learning February 2017 GBP 9,635 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MSc Distance learning February 2017 GBP 8,385 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning February 2017 GBP 8,385 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning February 2017 GBP 8,385 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance Learning

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Key information

Contact: 
College of Social Science Distance Learning Team
Telephone number: 
0116 252 5164