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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-21

  • 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

    94th

  • Campus address

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

With over 19,000 students from 130 countries, the university provides a diverse, vibrant and safe location for a growing number of international students.
Students can choose from a comprehensive range of over 500 courses across all levels, taught at specialist sites with modern facilities.
Courses promote practical learning to enhance employability, with industry placements or overseas opportunities from five weeks to one year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    50th out of 81

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    125 63%

    31st

    19
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    65th

    20

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