The programme supports you in developing your knowledge and understanding of issues and practice through enquiry and research. The programme provides a range of module choices, but you are encouraged to bring your own ideas and focus on your own particular professional interests. This award is gained through taking an educational leadership focus for 50% of the study, including the Dissertation.
This award enables experienced professionals to build upon their interests and experience of educational leadership. Less experienced professionals are supported in developing their knowledge of issues relating to educational leadership.
Applicants must have substantial experience of practice in educational settings. Less experienced applicants must have an education qualification.
The MA Educational Leadership is offered as part of a suite of awards available through the MA Education Framework.
This programme is offered on a 1 year full-time basis, and part-time study for 2 or 3 years.
The MA Educational Leadership award is designed for professionals who want to enhance their careers through exploring the leadership of learning in their own context. We will encourage students to challenge traditional notions of 'leaders' and 'leadership' and explore relational, collaborative and democratic leadership models.
Through this programme you will:
The programme aims to equip students with the necessary knowledge, skills, and creative capacity to respond to a variety of leadership challenges faced in contemporary organisations. Studying Educational Leadership has helped graduates to build deeper awareness and confidence within practice dilemmas and to secure promotion with current employers or to take on new leadership roles in new contexts. The programme also enables students to progress on to doctoral study.
Taught sessions are built around discussion, discovery, shared learning and peer review with tutor support and expertise immediately at hand. All modules are constructed so that the focus of the work should be upon your individual interests and professional requirements.
*Tuition fees are charged annually. The fees quoted above are for the specified year(s) only. Fees may be higher in future years, for both new and continuing students. Please see the University’s Fees and Finance Policy (and in particular the section headed “When tuition fees change”), for further information about when and by how much the University may increase its fees for future years.
The University of Hertfordshire offers a great choice of student accommodation, on campus or nearby in the local area, to suit every student budget.
You would need to have an honours degree (2:2 or higher) or equivalent qualifications and/or experience. Overseas awards need to be recognised as equivalent by NARIC.
English language Grade 4 or above (Grade C or above under the old grading structure), or equivalent.
Applicants from non-English speaking countries must provide evidence of English language proficiency equivalent to overall IELTS Academic score 7.0 with 6.5 minimum in each band. For country specific qualifications, please visit our Your Country page.
Previous Masters level study is considered for accreditation through the APCL process.
Non-certificated Masters level study might be accredited through the APEL process. This must be completed prior to beginning study on the programme.
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|25/09/2019||30/09/2020||Apply online (Part Time)|
|15/01/2020||31/01/2021||Apply online (Part Time)|
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|25/09/2020||30/09/2021||Apply online (Full Time)|
|25/09/2020||30/09/2021||Apply online (Part Time)|
|15/01/2021||31/01/2022||Apply online (Part Time)|