Taught course

Leadership in Education and Public Services

Institution
University of Huddersfield · Department of Education and Community Studies
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

An honours degree at 2:2 or above or professional equivalent and 2 years full-time experience in a professional role in Education or a related area. An honours degree at 2:2 or above in a directly relevant area If your first language or language of instruction is not English you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum of IELTS 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, will be considered acceptable, or equivalent.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

If you're currently in a position of responsibility either in the education or public service sector and would like to take on more of a leadership role, then this course could be for you.You'll focus on developing your own effectiveness as a manager by considering wider theories, research and strategies whilst also developing your skills as a leader. A further key component is the ability to exchange and share learning with others - our course attracts students working in a wide range of disciplines and organisations.The course could help you to progress into middle and senior management roles.

You'll be taught by an outstanding team of teachers; in fact we've been ranked in the top five in the Guardian Guide for Education for the sixth year running.You'll also have access to our extensive professional and academic network which feeds directly into course design and delivery and to excellent facilities and specialist equipment.


Understanding the policy and practice context in which practitioners and managers are operating, improving professional standards and the impact of service delivery, along with the notion of the critical, reflective practitioner are central to this course.

We aim to ensure that the course is relevant for you and your current professional development needs, enhances your performance in your work and/or professional practice, increases your confidence, provides a platform for research and evaluation and helps you to apply high ethical standards in your practice and research.

One of the outstanding features of this MA is the focus on inductive teaching and learning where we focus on problem-solving through collaborative inquiry and critical examination of professional and personal leadership development challenges.

The course has staged awards available:
Postgraduate Certificate: 60 credits
Postgraduate Diploma: 120 credits
MA: 180 credits

Information for international students

If your first language or language of instruction is not English you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum of IELTS 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, will be considered acceptable, or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries (D334 and D245)
Email
sepd@hud.ac.uk
Phone
01484 478249