Taught course

Middle Leadership

Institution
Ulster University · School of Education
Qualifications
PGCert

Entry requirements

Applicants must normally:

(a) have gained

(i) a degree from a university of the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland, from the Council for National Academic Awards, the Higher Education, and Training Awards Council, or from an institution of another country which is recognised as being of an equivalent standard; or

(ii) an equivalent standard (normally 50%) in a Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate, Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma or an approved alternative qualification, e.g. a professional qualification; and

(b) be currently working in a teaching or training environment.

(c) be currently working in a leadership role, e.g. Form Tutor, Pastoral Tutor, Head of Year, Head of Department or have aspirations to do so.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This qualification should be attractive to those in middle leadership posts or to those aspiring to such. The study is complemented by participant reflection on real situations and is supported by an experienced tutor. The overall theme is on the development of leadership and management skills and capabilities. There is a strong focus on improvement on classroom practice in particular contexts.

Applications for the course close in mid-September each year and classes begin at the end of September.

Information for international students

English language requirements for international applicants
The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes.

Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.

Qualification and course duration

PGCert

part time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Sam McGuinness
Email
sj.mcguinness@ulster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 28 7012 4351