Education Management and Leadership MA

Attendance
Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
1 Year
Location
Waterside
Start Date
October

Overview Updated 15/10/2018

This course allows managers and leaders from a variety of educational settings to explore the nature of leadership and management in schools, government offices and NGO’s. You will be given structured advice about your assignments and practical help with organising your work, undertaking research and managing your reading. You will also have the opportunity to work in groups with other students on the course and with the support of experienced researchers.

Course

Highlights

  • Part time study route available.
  • International scholarships available.
  • Chance to attend additional optional sessions and presentations connected to the research undertaken in the Faculty of Education and Humanities.

Additional

Information

Assessments

The course assessment involves essays, portfolios, presentations and small scale research projects. You will complete your final dissertation on a topic chosen with your tutor.

Course Details

You will be taught about such aspects of leadership and management as:

  • distributed leadership and communities of practice
  • school evaluation and school improvement
  • leadership in an international context
  • coaching and mentoring

You will also study an aspect of leadership in greater depth through your research thesis.

Read more…

Open Days

See for yourself

Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

Each Open Day has a postgraduate stall, where you can speak with tutors about the postgraduate courses that interest you, to give you all the information you need about studying at the University of Northampton.

To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

Careers

Career Opportunities

This course is an excellent foundation for job promotions within the field of education.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

0300 303 2772
+44 (0)1604 892134
+44 (0)1604 892546

English Language Requirements

All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

  • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent)for study at undergraduate level.

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

Entry Requirements

To study this course, you will need a relevant honours degree from a UK institution or equivalent, usually at 2:2 or above. If you have other qualifications, or recent professional experience we will consider your application on an individual basis.

For information on how to apply to study with us, please see our How to Apply page.

 

Course Content

  • Perspectives on Leadership and Management (30 Credits)
    Module code: EDUM122
    Core Module N
  • Research Methods (30 Credits)
    Module code: EDUM077
    Core Module N
  • Developing and Supporting Others (30 Credits)
    Module code: EDUM124
    Core Module N
  • Investigating Professional Practice 1 and 2 (30 credits each) ( Credits)
    Module code: EDUM111 and EDUM092
    Core Module N
  • International Perspectives on Education (30 Credits)
    Module code: EDUM074
    Core Module N
  • Dissertation (60 credits.) ( Credits)
    Module code: EDUM079
    Core Module N
  • Educational Leaderships (30 Credits)
    Module code: EDUM121
    Core Module N
  • Leading Change (30 Credits)
    Module code: EDUM118
    Core Module N
  • Approaches to Leadership and Management (30 Credits)
    Module code: EDUM123
    Core Module N

Alumni 20% Discount

Our Graduate Discount Scheme

If you have previously studied an undergraduate degree with the University of Northampton, you may be eligible for a 20% discount on Postgraduate course fees.

Visit our Graduate Discount Scheme page to find out more information and eligibility requirements.

Postgraduate Loan

Get funding to study

If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 2018/19 either full-time or part-time you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan of up to £10,609 through Student finance England.

Visit the GOV website for more information on eligibility.

Fees & Funding

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £6,625
Part Time: £1,100 per 30 credit module

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

International: £12,200

Scholarships

EU and International Scholarships

TD Lewis Scholarship

The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

The Chancellor's Fund

The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

Part Time Study

Courses offered on a part time basis are an excellent way of gaining a qualification around a busy home life or job. The University of Northampton recognises that many of our students have family and work commitments and offer various courses on a part time study basis, working flexibly around your requirements.

A lot of our courses can be completed part-time, so you can fit your studies around your life. The majority of part-time and professional courses start in October. Please apply as soon as possible to ensure we have your details before your course starts.


*Course data provided by Unistats

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Updated 15/10/2018

  • This course allows managers and leaders from a variety of educational settings to explore the nature of leadership and management in schools, government offices and NGO’s. You will be given structured advice about your assignments and practical help with organising your work, undertaking research and managing your reading. You will also have the opportunity to work in groups with other students on the course and with the support of experienced researchers.

    Course

    Highlights

    • Part time study route available.
    • International scholarships available.
    • Chance to attend additional optional sessions and presentations connected to the research undertaken in the Faculty of Education and Humanities.
  • You will be taught about such aspects of leadership and management as:

    • distributed leadership and communities of practice
    • school evaluation and school improvement
    • leadership in an international context
    • coaching and mentoring

    You will also study an aspect of leadership in greater depth through your research thesis.

    Read more…

    Additional

    Information

    Assessments

    The course assessment involves essays, portfolios, presentations and small scale research projects. You will complete your final dissertation on a topic chosen with your tutor.

    • See for yourself

      Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

      Each Open Day has a postgraduate stall, where you can speak with tutors about the postgraduate courses that interest you, to give you all the information you need about studying at the University of Northampton.

      To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

    • Career Opportunities

      This course is an excellent foundation for job promotions within the field of education.

  • To study this course, you will need a relevant honours degree from a UK institution or equivalent, usually at 2:2 or above. If you have other qualifications, or recent professional experience we will consider your application on an individual basis.

    For information on how to apply to study with us, please see our How to Apply page.

     

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    • Perspectives on Leadership and Management (30 Credits)
      Module code: EDUM122
      Core Module N
    • Research Methods (30 Credits)
      Module code: EDUM077
      Core Module N
    • Developing and Supporting Others (30 Credits)
      Module code: EDUM124
      Core Module N
    • Investigating Professional Practice 1 and 2 (30 credits each) ( Credits)
      Module code: EDUM111 and EDUM092
      Core Module N
    • International Perspectives on Education (30 Credits)
      Module code: EDUM074
      Core Module N
    • Dissertation (60 credits.) ( Credits)
      Module code: EDUM079
      Core Module N
    • Educational Leaderships (30 Credits)
      Module code: EDUM121
      Core Module N
    • Leading Change (30 Credits)
      Module code: EDUM118
      Core Module N
    • Approaches to Leadership and Management (30 Credits)
      Module code: EDUM123
      Core Module N
    • Our Graduate Discount Scheme

      If you have previously studied an undergraduate degree with the University of Northampton, you may be eligible for a 20% discount on Postgraduate course fees.

      Visit our Graduate Discount Scheme page to find out more information and eligibility requirements.

    • Get funding to study

      If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 2018/19 either full-time or part-time you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan of up to £10,609 through Student finance England.

      Visit the GOV website for more information on eligibility.

  • Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £6,625
    Part Time: £1,100 per 30 credit module

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    International: £12,200

    Scholarships

    EU and International Scholarships

    TD Lewis Scholarship

    The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

    The Chancellor's Fund

    The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

  • Courses offered on a part time basis are an excellent way of gaining a qualification around a busy home life or job. The University of Northampton recognises that many of our students have family and work commitments and offer various courses on a part time study basis, working flexibly around your requirements.

    A lot of our courses can be completed part-time, so you can fit your studies around your life. The majority of part-time and professional courses start in October. Please apply as soon as possible to ensure we have your details before your course starts.

*Course data provided by Unistats

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour