Taught course

Education and Education Leadership and Management

Liverpool Hope University · Education Faculty

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a first class honours degree or a upper second class honours degree in a relevant discipline. Relevant experience within the child's workforce is also expected. Please note that a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formally the Criminal Records Bureau – CRB) is required for students where they are required to visit settings other than their own.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The MA Education and Education Leadership & Management programme is designed for practising teachers, educators and others with a personal or professional interest in the field of education. The programme aims to provide opportunities for engagement with the key theories, concepts and ideas in education.

This programme is part of the ‘Interdisciplinary Studies in Education’ suite of research-informed Masters provision. It offers each student a choice of awards that means they can tailor the available provision to their own research interests.

By studying at Liverpool Hope University, you will be joining an academic community with a strong record in educational research. You will study in a supportive learning environment and be encouraged to develop your own research.

The full Masters award requires you to gain 180 credits, including a dissertation. The curriculum is constructed from 60-credit ‘Blocks’ of provision, from which students will choose two of the combinations permitted. Each 60-credit Block comprises either two 30-credit or four 15-credit modules.

Education Theory block

Core Philosophers of Education (15 credits)

History of British Education 1750 to the Present Day (15 credits)

Educational Inequalities in the Global Age (15 credits)

Developmental Psychology (Childhood) - (15 credits)

Education in Action block

Learning and Teaching (15 credits)

Assessment (15 credits)

Curriculum Theory (15 credits)

Curriculum Development (15 credits)

Education Leadership and Management block

Education Leadership and Management 1: Perspectives on Leadership (30 credits)

Education Leadership and Management 2: Working Effectively with Others (30 credits)

Information for international students

This degree is available as a full time course for all international students. For more information about International students studying at Liverpool Hope, visit our website.

Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

UK Student Recruitment
0151 291 3111