Taught course

Education: International Perspectives (Leadership and Management)

Newcastle University · School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences

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


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.

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 Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Jan Holroyd, Programme Secretary, School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
+44 (0) 191 208 7569