Education and Childhood Studies
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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

Key Facts

Tuition Fees

  • UK/EU: £5,200 full-time
  • UK/EU:

    £2,600 part-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

More information on fees can be found in the funding information section of this page.

Application deadlines

All applicants: TBC

Entry requirements

Minimum

First degree or equivalent in a relevant subject (GPA of 3.0+) or appropriate experience in a professional environment.

International students

If 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.

Study 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.

Admissions Status

Open for admission in 2016/17

  • Mode of study: Hull Campus
  • Duration: Full-time 1 year, Part-time up to 5 years

Funding information

Future prospects

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.

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