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Leadership and Digital Education MA

University of Leeds

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Leeds

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Unfortunately, in response to covid-19, this course will be suspended for the academic year 2020/21. If you have an offer for this course, you’ll receive an email about alternative courses you may want to consider. If you’re a new applicant to the University, you can search for alternative courses starting in the academic year 2020/21.

Overview

This specialist Masters is designed for experienced educators who want to gain an insight into educational policy issues of current global significance and their implications for the effective leadership of educational institutions, as well as wishing to understand, use and support digital tools in education.

Given the increasing interest in education leadership and digital education this programme will allow you to build a range skills and knowledge which can enhance your professional development. You will have the opportunity to apply and reflect on this new knowledge in relation to both your own learning and to your professional contexts.

With a combination of online and face-to-face teaching, you will be campus based with access to all of the University's facilities and resources while also gaining practical experience of being an online distance learner. This experience of online learning will enhance your learning on the subject and also enable you to be a more effective leader or deliverer of online education.

Learning and teaching

On this course you will benefit from a carefully designed combination of classroom-based and online distance learning (ODL). The online teaching component is a defining feature of the programme as you will gain practical experience of being an ODL learner which will be very beneficial when you are responsible for delivering or supporting online education in your professional life.

While you will enjoy the illuminating experience of learning online this is a campus-based course and as such you will also benefit from all of the learning resources on campus – the best of both worlds.

Assessment

MA Leadership and Digital Education uses a variety of assessment methods to augment your learning and ensure you have the skills required for professional development.

In addition to traditional essays, the online distance learning modules will take a different approach to assessment, enabling you to gain practical experience of presenting information using a range of digital technology tools. For example, you might be asked to present work as a poster, a multi-modal presentation, a website, an audio presentation with quizzes or a video.

Careers support

We encourage you to prepare for your career from day one. That’s one of the reasons Leeds graduates are so sought after by employers.

The Careers Centre and staff in your faculty provide a range of help and advice to help you plan your career and make well-informed decisions along the way, even after you graduate.

Application deadline

31 July 2019

Tuition fees

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University information

University of Leeds

  • University League Table

    16th

  • Campus address

    University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, England

A global community, the university’s staff and students come from over 170 countries. There will be chances to meet and work with people from across the world.
The university is continually investing in its campus, from new laboratories and lecture theatres to one of the most impressive libraries in the UK.
With a history of welcoming international students for over 100 years, students can be sure of experienced help throughout their time at Leeds.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    39th out of 81 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    137 69%

    17th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    59 59%

    70th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    72nd

    11

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