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MBA Education

About This Masters Degree

Course Description

The MBA (Education) provides the knowledge and skills required for career preparation for management positions in the education sector. As with the other MBA pathways, it develops competencies across a spectrum of management areas, but also contextualises understanding of the education sector. This programme is designed to appeal to you if you aspire to, or already, hold a management role in a school or college and feel the need for a more substantial underpinning for your ideas and perspectives offered by the MBA (Education) programme.

MBA (Education) students follow a common core programme of modules with other MBAs within the Business School, which provides a sound basis for leading and managing organisations. Two additional compulsory modules are taken which are specific to the chosen sector. 'Managing Structural Reform in Education' promotes analysis and discussion of the current policy context for education and the practical implications for managers. 'Curriculum Design and Strategy' provides a sound basis for understanding how the curriculum can be conceptualised and designed in ways that promote effective teaching, learning and assessment within a democratic society. The capstone will be an education-focused research-based dissertation, business case or company project.

Typical modules:

Leadership through Design
Managing Structural Reform in Education
Curriculum Design and Strategy
Delivering Value: Networks, Relationships, Trade and Entrepreneurship
International Management Project
Innovation and Change through Design
Business Development Project

Visit the MBA Education page on the University of Gloucestershire website for more details!

Entry Requirements

You will need at least a 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subjectWe will consider a comparable professional or postgraduate qualificationIdeally you will have a minimum of two years' management/supervisory experience however applications will be considered on an individual basis.

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