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Education (Leadership and Management) MA

Education (Leadership and Management) MA

Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Headmaster/Headmistress/School Leadership Management Skills (Specific) Education Studies School Administration

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

If you’re currently in a position of responsibility either in the education or public service sector and would like to take on more of a leadership role, then this course could be for you. This course will focus on developing your own effectiveness as a manager by considering wider theories, research and strategies whilst also developing your skills as a leader.

Why Education (Leadership and Management)?

* You’ll consider the role of the leader, how that role links to and differs from management and the development that may be required. You’ll look at the concepts of vision, values, culture, strategic planning.

* You’ll have the opportunity to reflect upon your personal professional practice, considering current theories and research about learning and development through a variety of teaching and learning strategies. You’ll be supported to enhance your understanding of the policy and practice context in which practitioners and managers are operating. The course could help you to progress into middle and senior management roles.

* The course is tailored around you. You can expand on your teaching and learning focus by choosing from a range of options to match your role, experience or organisation to help you progress as an informed, reflective and inspirational practitioner.

* On this course you’ll have the opportunity to develop an understanding of critical reflection and how to employ independent learning strategies to enable you to evaluate and inform your professional practice. You’ll also develop and deepen your knowledge and understanding of educational research and be able be able to use these skills in researching an aspect of leadership and management for your dissertation.

* You’ll be taught by an outstanding team of teachers, and will have access to our extensive professional and academic network which feeds directly into course design and delivery and to excellent facilities and specialist equipment.

Different course options

Full time | University of Huddersfield | 1 year | 21-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

21-SEP-20

Modules

This module will provide an opportunity to consider and reflect upon leadership within an organisational setting. You'll actively engage with such concepts as the role of the leader, how that role links to and differs from management and how leaders need to be developed within their organisations. The module will also help you to understand concepts of vision, values, culture, strategic planning, modelling behaviours and developiment of organisations and individuals.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£6,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£14,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

You should have an honours degree in a relevant subject at 2:2 or above, or a professional equivalent.

The University will determine whether a degree can be recognised as UK equivalent.

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable. Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our Where are you from information pages