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The award
MA

How long you will study
3 - 5 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 7110

How you will study
part-time, online

Course starts
September, January, May

International course fees
GBP 7650

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About Education (Leadership and Management) at University of Derby Online Learning

Course code: OLPAR Level: 7

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

DELTA (Cambridge Diploma in TESOL) recognition

If you have the full DELTA (Cambridge Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)) qualification you may be eligible for 60 credits at level 7 against our MA Education - contact us for more information.

Specialist pathway aligned with your professional interests

The MA 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.

On this pathway you will:

  • improve understanding of leadership practices in national and international social, cultural, political and policy contexts

  • strengthen knowledge of leadership and change management

  • explore existing and emerging international research-informed knowledge of educational leadership

  • enable a deeper critical understanding of the organisation, and the environment in which course members operate

  • critically analyse and evaluate their own and others' leadership practice

This Masters is ideal if you are already in a first position of responsibility within an education setting, seeking to enhance your skills and knowledge in a wide range of leadership and management theories and issues.

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