St Mary's University, Twickenham

Course Introduction

This programme will be of interest to all who hold or are aiming for leadership positions in Catholic schools and colleges. The course aims to promote a vision that sees the maintenance of a balance between school improvement and Catholic distinctiveness as a feature of the mission of schools and colleges.

Course Modules

Modules include: Catholic education; leadership and management; spiritual and theological foundations; leadership and learning; research methods and dissertation.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MA £4,500 Home Fees

Qualifications required:

  • The course is open to all who have a 1st degree and who are committed to Catholic education or who have relevant experience of working in Catholic schools. Holders of NPQH can gain exemption from up to 60 credits, reducing the number of assignments halving fees for 2 of the 4 content modules. Holders of the NCSL ‘Leading from the Middle’ and ‘Leadership Pathways’ qualifications can gain similar exemptions from 1 module.