University of East London

Course Introduction

This programme of study at Master's level is for those who are already in leadership positions within an education context, and those who aspire to leadership roles. It offers the opportunity to engage critically with new developments in leadership, and supports participants to develop practice in their work context with academic and practical rigour. The programme tackles issues that affect education establishments in the present policy context. The course challenges leaders to develop thinking in terms of meeting the needs of policy from governments and the needs of their students. The aim is to develop leaders who are able to initiate and drive change for the benefit of their schools.

Course Modules

Modules include: Leading change; strategic leadership in education; developing leadership capability for change; The impact of policy on leadership practice; research methodologies in education and professional practice.

Course Additional Entry

Applicants must have a degree (normally honours, normally 2:2 or better) awarded by a UK University or a recognised degree equivalent qualification and have proficiency in English equivalent to IELTS 7.0. All students should already be in employment. Overall IELTS 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in Writing, Speaking, Reading and Listening (or recognised equivalent).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £1,025  Single Module. First year home fees