Taught course

Education Leadership in Learning (Teach First)

Northumbria University · Teacher Education

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Entry requirements

Applicants must hold a PGDE (Teach First).

Months of entry


Course content

This course is specifically for applicants who have completed the Teach First PGDE.

This 60-credit course will give you the opportunity to continue your professional development while focusing on improving substantive knowledge to inform and develop a wide range of educational sectors: including school, further and higher education.

On this course, you will use research and critical enquiry to further extend, develop and enhance your ability to evaluate and judge the underlying assumptions surrounding educational policy and practice.

You will develop a critical understanding of the inter-relationships between research, policy and practice and their manifestations in different settings and contexts.

The Education Leadership in Learning MA will develop your critical reflective abilities, with a view of empowering you to become entrepreneurial in relation to your ongoing career within your chosen sector; whether that is further education, higher education, schools or training organisations.

Information for international students

International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with 6 in each component.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
0191 227 4453