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Education (Leadership and Management)

On this pathway students will: improve understanding of leadership practices in national and international social, cultural, political and policy contexts; strengthen knowledge of leadership and change management; explore existing and emerging international research-informed knowledge of educational leadership; enable a deeper critical understanding of the organisation, and the environment in which course members operate; critically analyse and evaluate their own and others' leadership practice

Entry requirements

You will usually need to have either:

  • a good undergraduate degree (2:2 or above) or an equivalent level 6 qualification (Equivalent overseas qualifications which will be verified by NARIC)
  • be currently working within the education arena.

OR

  • Level 5 teaching qualification plus evidence of five years’ teaching experience within an institution may be considered
  • be currently working within the education arena.

You will be asked to provide a CV/resume detailing your academic and work experience. The Admissions Tutor reserves the right to interview an individual to ascertain the relevance of their work and life experiences as an acceptable entry for the programme.

In addition, we recognise the following qualifications:

  • Full DELTA (Cambridge Diploma in TESOL) Modules 1,2 and 3 are normally eligible for 60 credits at Level 7 against our MA Education.

You will normally need one of the following English Language qualifications:

  • GCE O level English Language: Grade C
  • GCSE English: Grade C*

English language requirements

If English is not your first language you will need an English language qualification. For this course you will need at least one of the following:

  • IELTS 6.0*
  • TOEFL 550 (paper based) 213 (computer based) or 80 (internet based)
  • Pearson Test of Academic English: 51
  • Cambridge Advanced Certificate: Pass
  • London Tests of English: we accept level 5 for postgraduate courses
  • International GCE O Level English Language: Grade C
  • International GCSE English/English as a Second Language: Grade C.*

*If you have a minimum of IELTS level 4.5 you can study our Certificate of Credit in English for Academic Purposes which we will accept as evidence that you are able to perform at a suitable level of IELTS 6.0.  We will also accept the Certificate of Credit as evidence that you can perform at GCSE level.

Course modules

Modules include: masterly academic practices; evidence based practice; independent study; quality, leadership and management; developing leadership capacity.

Fees

Flexible payment plans available – choose from three options:

  • Pay only for the modules you are studying
  • Pay your full course fees upfront, receive 5% discount and avoid annual increases
  • Pay for all modules studied in the year and receive a 5% discount (September enrolment only)

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MA On-line study February 2018 GBP 7,650 (Whole course) International 3 Years
MA On-line study February 2018 GBP 7,110 (Whole course) Home/EU 3 Years
MA On-line study September 2017 GBP 7,650 (Whole course) International 3 Years
MA On-line study September 2017 GBP 7,110 (Whole course) Home/EU 3 Years
MA On-line study May 2018 GBP 7,650 (Whole course) International 3 Years
MA On-line study May 2018 GBP 7,110 (Whole course) Home/EU 3 Years

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