University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Educational Leadership and Management (by distance learning)

This course is designed for students who are interested in or presently working as middle and senior managers and leaders in schools and other educational organisations in the UK and internationally. It improves understandings of leadership practices in national and international social, cultural, political and policy contexts. It strengthens knowledge of leadership and change management; it utilises existing and emerging international research-informed knowledge of educational leadership; it engages in critical discussion of a range of practices in the leadership and management of other adults in organisations. The course enables a deeper critical understanding of the organisation, and the environment in which course members operate. It promotes the development of students and their colleagues and their organisation. Focus is the emphasis on supporting practice-based inquiry through which theories may be applied to practice in the workplace.

Entry requirements

2.2 or above (or international equivalent); applicants with qualifications other than a 1st degree who have an approved professional qualification, or those with non-standard applications, are considered on an individual basis; English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Course modules

Modules include: understanding individual and group organisation (30 credits); effective leadership and change in education (30 credits); issues in educational leadership (30 credits); practice based inquiry (30 credits); dissertation (60 credits).

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Distance learning January 2017 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Distance learning January 2017 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MA Distance learning January 2017 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MA Distance learning January 2017 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MA Distance learning January 2017 GBP 9,740 per Whole course (International) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
On line/Distance Learning

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