MA Educational Leadership & Management
For teachers, department managers, principals and administration staff who are looking to succeed in management and leadership in an educational setting
Course Duration: Full-time 1 year or Part-time 2 years
Intakes: September | January | May
Mode of Study: Online
The objective of the MA in Education Management & Leadership is to develop learners’ understanding of policy, management theory and practice in education.
It provides learners with an opportunity to engage with the challenges facing professionals and policy makers in their own country. It will provide knowledge that underpins the ability to work as an effective manager in the education sector.
It combines both theoretical and practical knowledge in the education profession and will develop and enhance knowledge and skills in the areas of leading change, effective performance and team leadership. Learners will be able to work in a variety of roles within education administration and/or management.
Applicants must be a minimum of 21 years old at the start of the course and have an English level equivalent to CEFR B2, Pearson Academic 51 or IELTS 5.5. If you are unsure of your current level, please contact for further options.
FULL TIME - Four subjects per quarter, each quarter is 40 UK credits / 6 US credits
PART TIME - Two subjects per quarter, each quarter is 20 UK credits / 3 US credits
Each quarter contains between 4-6 tasks which could consist of; presentations, essays, case studies, reports. The word count per quarter is between 4500-6500.
Students will download and submit their assessment through our online learning platform
Students will achieve a Level 7 Diploma in Education Management and Leadership from OTHM and a full MA Education Management and Leadership totalling 180 credits.
Our program is delivered in partnership with OTHM
OTHM is a British awarding organization who offer a range of diplomas which lead to degree top-up programs. You can find out more information about our affiliation here.
Students will study this program through our Hybrid Learning model.
This virtual study mode allows flexibility and expert-led teaching to be accessed from your own home. Each quarter contains eight one-to-one or small group sessions with your tutor during which you will delve into and discuss your topics. Sessions are recorded and are available to be rewatched at any time.
You will also have access to course materials and resources relevant to your program of study, such as textbooks, presentations, case studies and guides.
If required, you can request extra private tuition sessions, starting at £400 for 10 hours.