University of Reading

University of Reading

Education (Leadership and Management)

* Aimed at ambitious educational leaders and future leaders * Analyse key concepts in educational leadership and management theory within the context of an ever-changing political climate and increasing accountability * Underpinned by up-to-date research evidence * Designed to be flexible * Provides an excellent foundation for doctoral studies in education **Education at Reading** Our Institute of Education is an established leading provider of high-quality training and research in education. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework assessment (2014), 80% of our research was rated as world leading or internationally excellent, with a global impact on educational policy and practice. Our passion for transforming lives through education is at the heart of our commitment to developing caring, reflective, professional educational practitioners. Our networks and the impact of our work are both local and global. Locally, we have well-established partnerships with over 300 schools, which we work closely with to train the next generation of outstanding teachers. Globally, our research, consultancy and other projects extend to countries as varied as China, Jamaica, the USA and Singapore. At master's level, we offer a broad range of courses including a flexible MA Education with specialised pathways; certificates in Early Years Practice, Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo) and Reflective Practice; and an extensive range of teacher training courses with first-rate placements. Additionally, we co-deliver an MA English Language Education course with Guangdong University of Foreign Studies.

Course modules

Sample modules may include: * Values and practices in education: an overview of key philosophical, social, cultural and political debates about education * Investigating education: provides both theoretical and practical knowledge to support educational research and enquiry * Key concepts in educational leadership: students will critically analyse key concepts in educational leadership and management theory and practice within a changing social and political context * Leading and managing educational change: students will examine the social, economic, cultural and political forces driving educational change * Improving teaching and learning: enables students to explore an aspect of teaching and learning practice and to evaluate this in light of research evidence Check our website for more details of the course structure.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 15,650 per Whole course (International) 12 Months
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 7,360 per Whole course (Home/EU) 12 Months
MA Part-time September 2018 GBP 15,650 per Whole course (International) 63 Months
MA Part-time September 2018 GBP 7,360 per Whole course (Home/EU) 63 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
London Road Campus RG1 5AQ South East

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