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  MEd Educational Leadership & Management

Online University of Buckingham    School of Education

Part time September MA 18-months
Business & Management (5) Education (11)

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Are you an experienced educator looking to advance your career in educational leadership and management? Look no further than our MEd Educational Leadership & Management programme. This fully online course offers the flexibility to study at your own pace, with support from your dedicated tutor and regular online meetings. Over 18 months, you will delve into modules covering the leadership landscape, change management, developing strategy, researching leadership, and culminating in a dissertation. To be eligible, you should have at least 4 years of teaching experience and hold a leadership role such as head teacher or deputy head. Take the next step in your educational journey and apply today.

About the course

This course is for those who are already Leaders and Managers in an educational context or for those who aspire to take on a leadership role. The course lasts 18 months and covers a wide range of leadership topics, delivered through study days, online lectures, extensive course materials and independent study. Students will engage with the latest research on Educational Leadership and Management and will be able to connect to like-minded peers in the UK and across the world via online delivery.

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Entry Requirements

- have a degree from a UK University (2.2 or above) or equivalent
- be working in a school or educational environment

To enrol on the course you are likely to be an experienced graduate teacher who is either currently aspiring to leadership or is already in a leadership role.

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Student Profiles

Peter Thacker

"A truly fantastic course where I learnt so much - so much so, another member of the SLT has just begun their MEd journey."

Philip Topham

"A colleague asked how my course was going. I said "You couldn't believe how good it is. Get yourself on it!"

Parmjeet Plummer

Graduated in 2021

I absolutely loved doing the MEd in Educational leadership and Management. I really enjoyed getting to grips with academic study after many years and enjoyed reading original research. The structure of the course was helpful in building up our essay writing skills over the course and developing our understanding of the different aspects of research. By the time I arrived at my dissertation, I felt ready to do my own research and write this up in a manner suitable for Masters level study.
The course was well managed by Beth Kelly, who was an engaging and empathetic tutor. She had some brilliant speakers for the residential days, and although I missed meeting other professionals in person on the residential days, the talks were always thought provoking and stimulating. My supervisor, Lauren, was brilliant; always supportive and helpful. Her belief in me as a learner helped me to develop my research idea significantly.
For me the most important outcome of the course has been the ability to draw on research critically and think strategically, both skills I use in my day job. The course has made me a better leader and, as a result, I feel ready to take the next step in my career.

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