University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Educational Leadership and Management

The course is designed for those 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, strengthens knowledge of leadership and change management, utilises existing and emerging international research-informed knowledge of educational leadership, engages in critical discussion of a range of practices in the leadership and management of other adults in organisations, enables a deeper critical understanding of the organisation and the environment in which course members operate, promotes the development of the students and their organisation; the course focuses 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: leading learning (30 credits); effective leadership and change in education (30 credits); practice based inquiry (30 credits); issues in educational leadership (30 credits); dissertation (60 credits); conducting and evaluating practice based research (30 credits); understanding individual and organisational development (30 credits).

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,140 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Jubilee Campus Nottingham NG8 1BB East Midlands

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