University of Portsmouth

Educational Leadership and Management

If you are a manager in education or training, or would like to be, this course is designed to enable you to gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to support your contribution to the policies, practices and processes of your sector.

Entry requirements

A good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. Other applicants may be admitted and will undertake a programme of preparatory reading and submit a written paper in order to confirm ability to study at postgraduate level.
English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Course modules

Modules include: Education policy, strategy and change; management of people and marketing in public organisations; management of resources, finance and information systems; research methods in education; dissertation.

Assessment methods

The course is modularised and credit rated with continuous assessment (no examinations). The assessment process includes a formal presentation to peers.


*Tuition fee is subject to annual increase.

UK/EU fees include Channel Islands and Isle of Man students.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,700 (Whole course) Home/EU 1 Years
MSc Full-time £ 12,600 (Whole course) International 1 Years
MSc Part-time £ 2,350 (Academic year) Home/EU 2 Years
MSc Part-time £ 6,300 (Academic year) International 2 Years
MSc Distance learning (part-time) £ 2,100 (Academic year) Home/EU 2 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 3,000 (Year 1) Home/EU 2 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 13,200 (Year 1) International 1 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 6,000 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 6,600 (Year 1) International 2 2 Years

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