Professional Education and Leadership MSc

Online University of Stirling    Education and Social Sciences

Part time August MSc, PGDip, PGCert 36 months Award winner
Business & Management (5) Education (11)

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Unleash your potential with the Professional Education and Leadership MSc programme offered by the Faculty of Social Sciences. This dynamic course is meticulously crafted to elevate your professional practices and transform learning experiences, ultimately enhancing educational outcomes. Delve into one of the five optional routes tailored to your career aspirations: Middle Leadership, Curriculum Leadership, Coaching and Mentoring, or Promoting Equity. Through a blend of face-to-face seminars, online self-study, and work-based learning, you will hone your leadership skills and drive impactful change in educational settings. The culmination of the course involves leading a group in research-informed projects to enhance learning experiences. To embark on this transformative journey, a minimum of a second-class Honours degree or equivalent is required, ensuring a cohort of dedicated and passionate individuals. Join us and be part of a community committed to excellence in education and leadership.

About the course

This Masters in Professional Education and Leadership is designed to impact directly on professional practices and learners’ learning experiences (such as school pupils, students and colleagues) and thus improve educational outcomes. The Professional Education and Leadership team in the Faculty of Social Sciences has worked in partnership with local authorities and other stakeholders over a number of years to develop this highly regarded professional education course.  

This course draws upon current research to support education practitioners in leading critical, collaborative and enquiring approaches to improving professional practices in education contexts.

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Entry Requirements

A minimum of a second class Honours degree (2:1 preferred) or equivalent. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply.

Students on the course must have access to, or be employed in an appropriate work environment, e.g. a school.

If you’re a student from overseas and applying with a student visa, we unfortunately cannot accept your application for this course as it falls into the category of being part-time, delivered online or a distance learning course.

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