University of Worcester

University of Worcester

Church School Leadership

This programme offers an important opportunity nationally to gain a professional qualification in church school leadership; it is designed not only for those currently in leadership positions in church schools, but also for those aspiring to leadership, teachers and educationalists, as well as school governors other professionals involved in any of the various management roles within a school; the course is taught at the University of Worcester but there is an intention to offer teaching at conveniently located local centres if group sizes allow; all sessions are designed to take a practice-based approach that incorporates peer group and tutor-facilitated discussions and observations, practical activities, case studies and group led presentations; their face-to-face learning is supported with a dedicated area in a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), either Blackboard or Moodle, which facilitate and extend networking and group collaboration.

Entry requirements

Either a 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject area. If English is not the candidates 1st language, they will be expected to have reached a sufficient standard on admission to the course (e.g. IELTS 6.5, with a minimum of 5.5 in each element).

Course modules

Leading and managing in church schools; creative approaches to educational leadership; negotiated learning (with a focus on Church school leadership); contemporary issues in education (theory, policy and practice); research methods; dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (England) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (EU) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (EU) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (EU) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 580 per Credit (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
St John's Campus Worcester WR2 6AJ West Midlands

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