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Educational Leadership (Chester) MA

University of Chester

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Riverside Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    OCT

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Course overview

Our MA in Educational Leadership is designed for leaders or aspiring leaders in all areas of education. The course will develop your professional knowledge in relation to your current context by building on the significant experience and expertise which you will bring with you to the course.

Why study this course with us?

Our philosophy of learning links to professional practice, theories of leadership and work-based enquiry for improvement. Most importantly, it acknowledges work undertaken in the workplace.

If you engage in the course you will: develop your critical thinking skills and become a reflective practitioner; be able to articulate informed opinions with confidence; become a confident researcher who will be aware of theoretical frameworks and current political agendas; become a confident and effective leader.

You can enter the course by making a claim for previous learning through the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) process and then undertake modules for the remainder of your course considering your setting and individual needs. On successful completion of your MA in Educational Leadership you will also gain a CMI award in Strategic Leadership.

Assessment

Assessments include essays, portfolios of your own learning, academic posters and research-based projects. This course is assessed by 100% coursework, and the structure of the course means that you are only working on one assignment at any one time.

Job prospects

Many of our graduates have secured senior or promoted roles as a result of achieving their MA in Educational Leadership. Their enhanced understanding of the leadership within education has informed their own practice as leaders, ensuring that they have a bigger impact on their own educational setting. You will also gain PGDip and PGCert awards in this course.

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University information

University of Chester

  • University League Table

    72nd

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

A beautiful, historic and exciting city lies at the heart of the student experience. Chester offers a welcoming community with plenty to keep students busy.
With over 15,000 students from 130 countries, Chester provides a vibrant, diverse and safe location for an ever-growing number of international students.
International students can choose from over 200 courses across all levels, all with an emphasis on how practical learning increases employability prospects.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    43rd out of 84 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    120 58%

    40th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    14th

    22
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    67th

    2

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