Entry requirements

You will have a degree, postgraduate diploma or professional qualification recognised as equivalent to an undergraduate UK honours degree. Other qualifications or experience may be considered. You also need to have experience related to the award area (or taking up employment or similar related to the award area).

Overseas applicants will require IELTS with an overall score of 6.5 with no less than 5.5 in any category, or an equivalent accepted English qualification. Accepted English qualifications can be viewed here.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Explore and understand the conversation around what is effective education. Critique theories of leadership and management, and how they relate to your working environment. Develop the skills to pursue a leadership role in a school.

On our part-time masters course you’ll explore leadership and management roles in education, and understand their potential to transform practice.

It’s designed for professionals working across the field of education, from teachers in schools to those in community settings. We aim to develop your leadership and management skills to help you become an educational leader.

You’ll explore ways of leading and visioning, and critique the role that a leader plays in the school environment.

You’ll study theories of leadership and management, such as the different ways of knowing about leadership, and instrumental theory. You’ll also analyse current models relating to leading change, and consider methods of managing people and resources.

Some of the topics you’ll consider include the growth mind-set, the contribution of educational leadership to global equality, ethical leadership, and the impact of leadership on organisational effectiveness.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
courses@mmu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)161 247 6969