University of Northampton

University of Northampton

Education Management and Leadership

This programme is designed for managers and leaders in a variety of educational settings including: schools, government offices and NGO�s. Through this course, students explore the nature of leadership and management in educational settings. Study support groups provide an opportunity for students to be given structured advice about their assignments and practical help with organising their work, conducting literature searches and managing their reading. These support groups additionally allow students an opportunity to work in teams with other students on the course and with the support of experienced researchers.

Entry requirements

Applicants normally hold a recognised 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university or international equivalent in a relevant area. Applicants with other qualifications, in particular those with recent professional experience will be considered on an individual basis. Applicants for whom English is not their first language will need to demonstrate that they meet the minimum English Language requirements of IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent).

Course modules

Modules include: perspectives on leadership; approaches to leadership; coaching and mentoring; research methods; thesis.

Assessment methods

The course assessment involves essays, portfolios, presentations and small scale research projects. Students complete their final dissertation on a topic negotiated with a tutor.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 4,600 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 11,700 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 4,600 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Park Campus Northampton NN2 7AL East Midlands

Key information

Telephone number: 
0800 358 2232