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Educational Leadership and Management (Distance Learning) (Degree Apprenticeship)

Educational Leadership and Management (Distance Learning) (Degree Apprenticeship)

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

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

Study mode

Distance without attendance


2 years

Start date



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

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students should have 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 students 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.