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Educational Leadership and Management (Degree Apprenticeship) MSc

Educational Leadership and Management (Degree Apprenticeship) MSc

Key information

Qualification type

Masters Degree Apprenticeship at Level 7

Subject areas

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

Course type


Course Summary

In this MSc Educational Leadership and Management degree apprenticeship course, you'll learn about leadership strategy, decision-making in education and human resource management. Whether you work in teaching, social care, healthcare, youth work or the police, you'll build on your previous skills, studies and experience and develop your expertise, theories and techniques to postgraduate level. In this course, you will learn the key themes in current research and professional practice; apply what you learn in your current workplace, to ensure that you’re learning is meaningful and professionally relevant; Get a learning manager from the University and a workplace mentor; access Library resources, including electronic resources which you can access from anywhere with a web connection. On completion you will learn on this course to use wherever your leadership and management career takes you. Previous students have gone on to become heads of department, deputy heads and head teachers.

Different course options

Part time | University of Portsmouth | 2 years | SEP-20

Study mode

Part time


2 years

Start date



Decision Making in Education - Core
Dissertation - Core
Research Methods in Education - Core
Leadership, Policy and Strategy - Core
Human Resource Management in Education - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

A good honours degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent. Exceptionally, a strong profile of relevant professional experience and/or training and demonstration of academic ability to achieve at postgraduate level, will be considered. All applicants to the Degree Apprenticeship courses must have an acceptable Level 2 qualification in English and Mathematics. Acceptable qualifications include GCSE with grade C/4 or above and Functional Skills with Pass - please note that we are not able to accept all kinds of Level 2 qualifications, so if you an unsure whether you have a suitable qualification please get in touch. If you do not have an acceptable qualification you may be required to take an additional assessment during the application process.

University information

With just under 4,000 postgraduate students on campus, the University of Portsmouth is an ideal choice for postgraduate students. The University has great research credentials, excelling in areas such as astrophysics, forensics and sports science. A massive 89% of its research in physics and 90% of its research in allied health professions was rated as either ‘World Leading’ or ‘Internationally Excellent’ by the Research Excellence Framework...more

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