Education (Leadership and Management) MA (Distance Learning)
You should have an honours degree in a relevant subject at 2:2 or above, or a professional equivalent.
The University will determine whether a degree can be recognised as UK equivalent.
In order to successfully study this distance learning course, you must also have:
- Access to a computer with a reliable internet connection.
- The ability to access and use online study guidance and support.
- Appropriate video and audio devices so that you can participate in webinar tutorials.
If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.5 overall with no element lower than 6.0, or equivalent. Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our Where are you from information pages.
Months of entry
Studying distance learning means that you get the benefit of the knowledge and skills of the staff at the University, but the materials are designed to allow you to fit them around the demands of your work and home. There are online group learning sessions giving you opportunities to exchange ideas and reinforce the knowledge and skills that you have encountered. Campus learning is built around a fixed set of regular workshops supported by pre-class reading activities
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. This course will focus on developing your own effectiveness as a manager by considering wider theories, research, and strategies whilst also developing your skills as a leader.
Why Education (Leadership and Management)?
- You’ll consider the role of the leader, how that role links to and differs from management, and the development that may be required. You’ll look at the concepts of vision, values, culture, and strategic planning.
- You’ll have the opportunity to reflect upon your personal professional practice, considering current theories and research about learning and development through a variety of teaching and learning strategies. You’ll be supported to enhance your understanding of the policy and practice context in which practitioners and managers are operating. The course could help you to progress into middle and senior management roles.
- On this course you’ll have the opportunity to develop an understanding of critical reflection and how to employ independent learning strategies to enable you to evaluate and inform your professional practice.You’ll also develop and deepen your knowledge and understanding of educational research and be able to use these skills in researching an aspect of leadership and management for your dissertation.
- You’ll be taught by an outstanding team of teachers and will have access to our extensive professional and academic network which feeds directly into course design and delivery and to excellent facilities and specialist equipment.
Discover more about Distance Learning at Huddersfield.
Fees and funding
Please check our website for fee information
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- part time24 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- +44 (0)1484 478261