This MA is ideal for you if you wish to develop your abilities as an educational leader/manager. The course offers a multi-pronged approach, which enables the development of an academic career route as well as researchinformed professional practice.
You’ll take a core module in Leading Educational Change and Improvement, and you will also choose from optional modules specially designed for this MA, including Researching Educational Leadership and Management; and Policy, Strategy and Resources in Education. You’ll also choose one further optional module and complete a dissertation on an area of leadership in which you are particularly interested.
Course aims and benefits
At the end of the course, we anticipate that you will have developed reflective and critical capabilities, providing you with a sound basis for your next career move, alongside the necessary knowledge and skills to respond to a variety of educational leadership challenges within your organisation.
You will take two core modules and two optional modules (30 CATS each) and a dissertation (60 CATS) in an area of leadership in which you are particularly interested. This will be your individual research project, and you will receive one-to-one support from your academic supervisor.