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Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Headmaster/Headmistress/School Leadership School Administration

Course type


Course Summary

This programme supports you in developing your knowledge and understanding of issues and practice through enquiry and research. The programme provides a range of module choices, but you are encouraged to bring your own ideas and focus on your own particular professional interests. Through this programme you will: Develop and deepen your knowledge and understanding of issues relating to education practice through critical reflection, analysis and enquiry; Develop your ability to critically analyse educational theory and how it links to practice; Become a member of a supportive learning community and learn from professionals from a range of educational settings; Become a successful practitioner researcher. The programme is flexible to enable students to demonstrate an educational leadership focus in any of the 30 credit modules of interest which are studied, although study might include the Leadership and Management module. Students must have an educational leadership focus for the final dissertation. In order to gain these award students need to submit the Educational Leadership evidence log to demonstrate the 50% focus. This award enables experienced professionals to build upon their interests and experience of educational leadership. Less experienced professionals are supported in developing their knowledge of issues relating to educational leadership.

Different course options

Full time | University of Hertfordshire | 1 year | 25-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



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Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants need to have an honours degree (2:2 or higher) or equivalent qualifications and/or experience

University information

The University of Hertfordshire offers over 100 taught, online and specialist courses at postgraduate level, and more than 50 research degrees across the ten schools of study. These are: Hertfordshire Business School Computer Science Creative Arts Education Engineering and Technology Health and Social Work Humanities Law Life and Medical Sciences Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics The university is based in Hatfield,...more