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  Master of Education (Educational Leadership and Improvement) PACES entry only


University of Cambridge    Faculty of Education

Part time See Course Other 1 year part time
Business & Management (5) Education (11)

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Unleash your potential with the Master of Education in Educational Leadership and Improvement programme, exclusively available for PACES graduates. Delve into a comprehensive exploration of educational leadership and improvement through focused study and hands-on research projects. Benefit from the expertise of a diverse teaching team, including renowned academics and alumni, offering a blend of UK and international perspectives. Engage in themes such as Leadership for Learning, Education Policy, and School Effectiveness, enhancing your understanding of leadership in educational settings. By the end of the programme, you will possess a wide array of skills, from critical analysis to conducting empirical research, preparing you to drive positive change in educational contexts globally. With a strong emphasis on inclusivity and equity, this programme equips you to address contemporary educational challenges effectively. Join this transformative journey if you hold a UK High II.i Honours Degree and have completed the PACES programme, and unlock a world of opportunities in educational leadership and improvement.

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This route provides a broad-based view of educational leadership and improvement firstly through the explicit and focused study of specific concepts and issues; and secondly through their exploration and application in the conduct of individual, often change-oriented, research projects. The teaching team draws on its members research and experience to illustrate ideas, and occasionally welcomes visiting academics and alumni from around the world to enrich the route still further. Because participants come from the UK and overseas the course combines UK and international perspectives. Students are encouraged to share their diverse experiences and to learn from each other as well as from the course content while also relating new knowledge, principles and insights to their own contexts. You will also receive extensive training in educational research methods.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK High II.i Honours Degree.

If your degree is not from the UK, please check International Qualifications to find the equivalent in your country.

IMPORTANT: This course is only open to students who have completed the Postgraduate Advanced Certificate in Educational Studies (PACES) at the Faculty of Education.


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