Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification in education. You also need to have been approved by the Scottish College of Educational Leadership for admission to the national programme.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This professional programme is designed for aspiring school principals and school leaders in Scotland to enable them to attain the Standard for Headship (GTCS, 2012). Through professional pedagogies, it focuses specifically on enabling you to develop a strategic approach to educational change.

  • Accredited by the General Teaching Council Scotland, the programme aligns with the Framework for Educational Leadership and is part of the national programme for the specialist qualification for headship in Scotland.
  • The programme is designed to enable you to develop your personal capacity and capability to lead change for improvement and work with your school and its community to realise its strategic vision.
  • You will have opportunities to engage directly with policy makers through guest lectures by expert practitioners and leading researchers.
  • There is emphasis on the interrelationship between professional and academic perspectives, practice and theory, and between the different sites of learning/practice, in order that individual professional learning is interconnected with collective school improvement.

Information for international students

Please see the English language Requirements.

www.gla.ac.uk/international/support/

Fees and funding

UK students
Full time fee: £3,000

For funding opportunities search the scholarships database

www.gla.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/feetable/2018-19/

Qualification and course duration

PGCert

part time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
margery.mcmahon@glasgow.ac.uk