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MSc Educational Leadership and Management

Course Description

Whether you are in the early stages of your career or very experienced, this programme is designed for those working in education settings who are taking or developing a management role and those wishing to take the lead in a particular aspect of their practice.

It is suitable for qualified teachers, also other education professionals, such as school bursars, as well as those working in other settings, including the Health, Prison and Museum sectors, and Local Authorities, where there is a focus on training.

The programme is lead by Dr Linda Hammersley-Fletcher, an active researcher who has published a range of articles around school leadership and management. Linda is also the editor of a SAGE journal 'Management in Education' and a member of Council for the British Educational Management, Leadership and Administration Society.

The programme provides the chance to engage in the techniques, concepts and values of leadership, in ways tailored to suit your professional circumstances and interests. Teaching sessions are highly interactive encouraging you to debate and consider a variety of issues from several perspectives.

Blended delivery techniques are used, such as taught sessions, tutor support, student networking and a virtual learning environment. The programme may also be offered via outreach (by negotiation).

This programme is suitable for those engaged in or aspiring to leadership and management roles in educational settings. It will develop and hone your skills and understanding in ways that enhance your workplace role and enable you to articulate and argue persuasively for well reasoned, innovative and strategic shifts in practice.

There are also opportunities to undertake research at the University's Education and Social Research Institute, one of the leading centres for applied educational research and evaluation in the UK.

Special Features

. Blended delivery via taught sessions, tutor support, student networking and a virtual learning environment
. Available on campus or by outreach (subject to negotiation)
. Accreditation for NPQH or equivalent
. New units available offering a critical analysis of current issues linked to additional CPD activity

Visit the MSc Educational Leadership and Management page on the Manchester Metropolitan University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

You should have a UK honours degree or international equivalent in Education or in a subject area relevant to the discipline you wish to study. Teachers should have Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).Professionals holding qualification gained before the introduction of honours degrees in their initial professional qualification will be considered (e.g. teachers who hold Teacher's Certificates and professionals from health professions holding diplomas) You should be supported by your workplace in order to be able to carry out any workplace tasks, and should be in a position of leadership and/or management, or aspire to have experience of such a position.

Course Fees

Full-time UK and EU students: £4,200 · International and Non-EU students: £10,250. Part-time £700 per 30 credit unit, a masters = 180 credits.

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