Taught course

Education: International Perspectives (Leadership and Management)

Institution
Newcastle University · School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in any subject. Experience in an educational context is desirable but not essential.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Education: International Perspectives (Leadership and Management) MA aims to help you achieve a critically reflective but practical understanding of key current issues in educational leadership and management.

Education professionals in all parts of the world need to develop their skills and understanding in leadership alongside their knowledge of learning and teaching.
Distinctive features of the course are:
  • its aim to foster a greater understanding of the comparative context of educational organisations around the world
  • a practice-based approach
  • a strong focus on the latest thinking and research on educational effectiveness and leadership

This course is for professionals concerned with educational leadership and management in all sectors of education, including:

  • school leaders
  • administrators
  • consultants
  • local government officials
It is also suitable for those with an emerging interest in educational leaders, leadership theory and practice.
The course builds on a strong research base in two Research Centres in the School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences:

Information for international students

To study this course you need to meet our Band 4 English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in all other sub-skills. If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.

Fees and funding

See out course fees and funding web page.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Jan Holroyd, Programme Administrator, School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
Email
ecls.pdd@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 7569