Taught course

Educational Leadership

University of Hertfordshire · School of Social Science, Humanities and Education

Entry requirements

You would need to have an honours degree (2:2 or higher) or equivalent qualifications and/or experience.English language Grade 4 or above (Grade C or above under the old grading structure), or equivalent.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This award is gained through taking an educational leadership focus for 50% of the study, including the Dissertation.

The programme is flexible to enable students to demonstrate an educational leadership focus in any of the 30 credit modules of interest which are studied, although study might include the Leadership and Management module. Students must have an educational leadership focus for the final dissertation. In order to gain this award students need to submit the Educational Leadership evidence log to demonstrate the 50% focus.

This award enables experienced professionals to build upon their interests and experience of educational leadership. Less experienced professionals are supported in developing their knowledge of issues relating to educational leadership.

Applicants must have substantial experience of practice in educational settings. Less experienced applicants must have an education qualification.

The MA Educational Leadership is offered as part of a suite of awards available through the MA Education Framework.

Information for international students

Overseas awards need to be recognised as equivalent by NARIC. Applicants from non-English speaking countries must provide evidence of English language proficiency equivalent to overall IELTS Academic score 7.0 with 6.5 minimum in each band. For country specific qualifications, please visit our Your Country page.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Tuition fees are charged annually. The fees quoted above are for the specified year(s) only. Fees may be higher in future years, for both new and continuing students. Please see the University’s Fees and Finance Policy (and in particular the section headed “When tuition fees change”), for further information about when and by how much the University may increase its fees for future years.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Masters
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

+44 (0)1707 284870