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Master of Arts in Educational Leadership

Course Description

The field of education is constantly changing. Learners, communities and organisations all over the world need educational leaders with the knowledge and skills to use these changes as a platform for success.

During this online Master of Arts in Educational Leadership programme, you’ll explore the qualities and capabilities that make a successful educational leader. Not in terms of managing budgets or organising administration, but understanding change in an educational context, creating relevant, effective strategies for dealing with change and learning to drive positive change in culturally diverse settings.

Through self-reflection, goal setting and other practical tools, this programme seeks to equip you with the confidence and know-how to become a problem solver within different educational settings, making a difference in the lives of students, organisations and communities across the globe and taking your career prospects to the next level.

Each of the Roehampton Online masters programmes has been designed to help you move forward in your life and follows the same basic structure.

Every online programme is made up of seven modules and a research project. Every module lasts 12 weeks. You then have a break of approximately two weeks before resuming your studies. Your research project is much like a dissertation, in which all previous leaning culminates in an academic research paper. Modules equate to 20 academic credits while your research project carries 40 credits – but you have 26 weeks to complete that part of your programme.

Visit the Master of Arts in Educational Leadership page on the University of Roehampton website for more details!

(Student Profile)

Folakemi Abraham

“I have studied at a university in London and met others from different countries, but the impact was not as great as what I am experiencing with online learning. The interactive nature of learning at the University of Roehampton Online is a lot more effective, personal, and real.”

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Parthiban Devanathan

“I enjoy the flexibility I’ve found at the University of Roehampton Online. I can use whatever spare time available to me to concentrate on my studies, my homework, and my shared activities. It also means talking to the other colleagues to learn from their knowledge and share my knowledge with them.”

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Paula Barnes

“I think the thing that stood out more than anything for Roehampton, was that somebody took the time to talk to me and took me through the application process.”


Entry Requirements

If you already hold a bachelors degree (or equivalent) and have relevant work experience, you may be eligible for full admission into one of our programmes. Even if you don’t have a suitable bachelors degree, you may still be eligible if you have enough relevant professional experience. If so, you may be conditionally admitted. As long as you pass the first module, you’ll then be granted full admission.Request information to learn more about the admission requirements for your specific programme here: View Website

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