Taught course

Education Leadership and Management

University of Exeter · College of Social Sciences

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Entry requirements

For admission to the programme we would normally expect that you hold a 2:1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in any subject or a 2:2 Honours degree (or equivalent) in any subject with relevant work experience.

Applicants are expected to have either previous experience of leadership and/or management roles within educational and related institutions and agencies or to have studied management, and/or leadership in previous undergraduate or postgraduate study.

We welcome applications from students who hold qualifications and degrees that are not in education. These may include degrees and qualifications undertaken in the social sciences, natural sciences, humanities, arts or business studies. Please note that this list is not exhaustive and every application will be considered on a case by case basis. We would encourage applicants to use their personal statement to indicate their interests in education and any relevant work experience.

Some modules require disclosure and barring service checks.

Months of entry


Course content

The MA Education Leadership and Management is designed to enhance your professional practice and help you make improvements which will make a positive difference either within the classroom or your particular work environment.

The MA Education Leadership and Management programme will enable you to examine education leadership and management theory, practice and research in relation to a range of local, national and international contexts. There will be a particular focus upon the leadership of learning and the assorted technologies and techniques that seek to change and enhance learning outcomes and processes.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,500 (full-time)
International students
£18,500 (full-time)

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Graduate School of Education
+44 (0)1392 723192