MA in Education and Leadership
About the course
This pathway is aimed at those responsible for the policy, provision or practice of leading learning in educational settings.
The degree award is based on the premise that the foremost task of all leaders in educational settings is to create and develop the most effective and efficient learning environment for the student body that they serve.
The degree is suitable for:
- Head teachers, principals and other senior staff in educational organisations
- Education officers, inspectors and advisers at local or national level
- UK/EU: £5,200 full-time
A new system of postgraduate loans for Masters degrees in the UK will be introduced for the 2016/17 academic year. They will provide up to £10,000 a year for taught and research Masters courses in all subject areas. For more information, visit our Postgraduate Loans page.
- Overseas: £12,500
All applicants: TBC
MinimumFirst degree or equivalent in a relevant subject (GPA of 3.0+) or appropriate experience in a professional environment.
International studentsIf you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level. See here for more information.
You study three core modules:
- Contemporary and Critical Perspectives in Education
- Research Methodologies in Education
- International and Intercultural Education
And a specialised module:
- Developing Educational Leadership in a Digitally Connected World
You then complete a 60 credit dissertation which will allow you to identify and examine a topic of interest to you.
You may exit the programme after stage 1 with a Postgraduate Certificate in Education, or after stage 2 with a Postgraduate Diploma in Education if you have earned sufficient credits.
Open for admission in 2016/17
- Mode of study: Hull Campus
- Duration: Full-time 1 year, Part-time up to 5 years
The University of Hull is pleased to offer graduates progressing from undergraduate to postgraduate taught study a studentship towards the cost of their tuition fees.
Find out if you're eligible by visiting University of Hull Loyalty Studentship webpage.
International Scholarships and Bursaries
For a list of all scholarships and bursaries for international students, please visit the International Scholarships and Bursaries webpage.
Our Masters students explore a range of current educational practice, looking at key issues and policy.
Graduates leave with reflective and practical skills and the knowledge they need to contribute to their chosen learning community.