Education - Leadership and Management (Postgraduate Certificate)

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The award
Postgraduate Certificate

How long you will study
1 year

Domestic course fees
GBP 2490 per total

How you will study
online

Course starts
January, May, September

International course fees
GBP 2550 per total

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About Education - Leadership and Management at University of Derby Online Learning

If your career involves educating other people and you'd like to improve your professional expertise or progress into a more senior role, our online Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Leadership and Management) is designed to help you.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Leadership and Management) is designed for those who have experience of working in schools, colleges, universities or any education context, and who seek to develop a better understanding of how educational leadership influences the experiences of staff and students. The programme draws on research from the UK and internationally.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardPostgraduate CertificateHow you will studyOnlineHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsJanuary, May, SeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 2490 per totalInternational course feesGBP 2550 per total

Entry requirements

You will usually need to have either:

  • A good undergraduate degree (2:2 or above) or an equivalent level 6 qualification (Equivalent overseas qualifications which will be verified by NARIC)
  • Be currently working within the education arena.

Or

  • Level 5 teaching qualification plus evidence of five years’ teaching experience within an institution may be considered
  • Be currently working within the education arena.

You will be asked to provide a CV/Resume detailing your academic and work experience. The Admissions Tutor reserves the right to interview an individual to ascertain the relevance of their work and life experiences as an acceptable entry for the programme.

In addition, we recognize the following qualifications:

  • Full DELTA (Cambridge Diploma in TESOL) Modules 1,2 and 3 are normally eligible for 60 credits at Level 7 against our MA Education.

You will normally need one of the following English Language qualifications:

  • GCE O level English Language: Grade C
  • GCSE English: Grade C

If English is not your first language you will need an English language qualification. For this course you will need at least one of the following:

  • IELTS 6.0*
  • TOEFL 550 (paper based) 213 (computer based) or 80 (internet based)
  • Pearson Test of Academic English: 51
  • Cambridge Advanced Certificate: Pass
  • London Tests of English: we accept level 5 for postgraduate courses
  • International GCE O Level English Language: Grade C
  • International GCSE English/English as a Second Language: Grade C.*

Other English Language qualifications may be accepted and you should provide full details of these with your application.

*If you have a minimum of IELTS level 4.5 you can study our Certificate of Credit in English for Academic Purposes which we will accept as evidence that you are able to perform at a suitable level of IELTS 6.0. We will also accept the Certificate of Credit as evidence that you can perform at GCSE level.

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