Northumbria University Newcastle - Education (Leadership and Management) MA

Northumbria University Newcastle

Education (Leadership and Management) MA

This flexible, MA Education (Leadership and Management) is part of our newly updated suite of MA Education programmes which allow you to graduate with a focus upon a key aspect of the education system.

The adaptable nature of this course means that our modules cover both day time and evening classes. This unique, bespoke aspect means that it is possible to tailor your learning to your exact requirements, around other commitments such as a career or family life.

If you are interested in progressing with your career to more senior or specialist roles, then this the perfect way to build on your existing credentials and to offer something extra to employers. 

The MA Education is designed to develop your professional practice and enable you to implement positive change either within the classroom or your work environment. The Leadership and Management specialism will teach you to observe leadership and management theory, practice and research in relation to various contexts .

Entry Requirements

Applicants should normally have:

A minimum of a 2:2 honours degree or an equivalent qualification such as a Certificate in Education (Cert Ed). Other professional qualifications and relevant professional experience will also be considered.

English language requirements:

International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with 6 in each component (or approved equivalent*).

Career Prospects

  • This programme is designed to cater for a wide range of professionals in education and will offer you a great launch pad for the next step in your career. The flexibility to choose from such a wide variety of modules mean you can prepare for the exact role you want.
  • You will graduate with knowledge of the very latest in education research, policy and practice. You will gain a whole new perspective on data and evaluation, all of which will help to put you at the forefront of your field. You will also be able to reflect upon and challenge your own practice, which is a valuable skill to demonstrate to future employers.
  • You will leave the course confident in your knowledge and abilities, empowered to make change in your own organisation and ready to go to the next level in your career.

Course Details

  • On this programme, you will be able to select from a range of taught modules which focus on aspects of leadership and management and your dissertation will enable you to research a specific area of the leadership of particular interest to you.
  • You will study current educational issues and examine key features of practices in educational systems. We will encourage you to become an independent learner, able to critically reflect on your own experience and apply what you have learned to your own organisation.
  • You will learn through lectures, seminars and group discussion. You will develop a critical understanding of the relationships between research, policy and practice and how they are applied to different settings. You will use work-based learning to tailor the course to suit your own specialist area of practice.

Year One

The Empirical Project (Optional,60 Credits)
Academic Language Skills (ALS) for PG Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing Students (Core – for International and EU students only,0 Credits)
Systematic Appraisal in Education and Training (Optional,60 Credits)
Education System in England (Optional,30 Credits)
Negotiated Study (Optional,30 Credits)
Understanding Educational Research and Methods (Optional,30 Credits)
Educational Leadership and Management: Models and Processes (Optional,30 Credits)
Leading Learning and Managing Change (Optional,30 Credits)
Managing the Learning Environment in the 21st Century (Optional,30 Credits)
Reflective Approaches to Teaching and Learning (Optional,30 Credits)
Work Based Dissertation (Optional,60 Credits)
Project Management and Change Leadership (Optional,30 Credits)

*The information’s are correct at the time of publishing, however it may change if university makes any changes after we have published the information. While we try our best to provide correct information, It is advisable to call us or visit university website for up to date information.

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