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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    The University of Manchester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course description

MA Educational Leadership is ideal if you're an educational professional currently working in, or aspiring to work in, a leadership position.

The course is taught by leading academics in the fields of leadership, management, and school improvement.

Senior educational experts may also contribute, including head teachers, inspectors, local authority officers and policy-makers.

Teaching encourages student participation, shared experiences and opportunities for practical application.

Depending on your background and experience, you may find the approach rather different from your previous experiences of university.

Aims

  • Examine current theories for examining education policy and practice from a leadership perspective.
  • Develop your understanding of key leadership issues that influence teachers' performance.
  • Enable colleagues to identify issues and develop appropriate school improvement strategies.
  • Develop your practical approaches to school improvement and effectiveness.
  • Develop your transferable skills which integrate current research and best practice.

Coursework and assessment

Assessment is by eight 3,000-word assignments, or the equivalent, and a dissertation of 15,000 words.

Career opportunities

Manchester Institute of Education (MIE) graduates go on to shape education policy and practice through positions in NGOs and in the public and private sector.

Tuition fees

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£ 20,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Manchester

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 81 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%

    34th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    71st

    61

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