Educational Leadership (International) (MBA)

University College London

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The award
MBA

How long you will study
1 - 2 year

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time, part-time

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About Educational Leadership (International) at University College London

This masters degree will:

  • meet the needs of senior educational leaders
  • develop the scholarship and academic skills to support your reflective practice
  • enable you to reflect on the key areas of theory, empirical research and values that underpin educational leadership
  • analyse how policy can impact on educational leadership.
Features

This masters degree provides the opportunity to:

  • develop as a strategic thinker, leader of learning and educational improvement, and manager of resources
  • explore important national and international debates in and around educational reform, leadership, and teaching and learning.
Who is this programme for?

Senior and aspiring educational leaders across a wide range of educational contexts and sectors, as well as those within local authority, consultancy and policy-making roles.

Entry requirements

A good first degree or equivalent, and senior leadership experience or strong potential. If you have completed the National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH) within the past five years, you will gain 30 credits towards the MBA.

Core topics
  • System leadership
  • Leading people for effective learning
  • Leading in diverse cultures and communities
  • Financial management
  • Strategy and marketing.
How are you assessed?

By coursework assignments of up to 5,000 words and a 20,000-word dissertation or 10,000-word report.

Fees

The set fees are for the whole two-year programme. The fee does not include costs for travel or for accommodation.

Attendance

Face-to-face two-day intensive blocks, normally on Fridays and Saturdays.

Where do our students go?

Graduates of this masters degree are currently working as:

  • headteachers and senior leaders in schools
  • senior education consultants in the UK and internationally
  • local authority managers.

 

Core modules
  • Leading people for Effective Learning
  • System Leadership

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Entry requirements

1. Students are normally required to have a minimum overall IELTS score of 7.0 for direct entry, with a score of no lower than 6.0 for writing and 6.5 for reading. 2. A good first degree or equivalent, and senior leadership experience or strong potential. If you have completed the National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH) within the past five years, you will gain 30 credits towards the MBA.

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