With the Master of Leadership and Management in Education you will develop a higher level of educational practice to improve the lives and learning of all students. The Master of Leadership and Management in Education supports practical application of an evidence-based theoretical framework. Our coursework is driven by groundbreaking research teamed with innovative practical skills. The assessment program is schools-based, using applied teaching methods and real-life learning situations.
The program promotes authentic learning experiences. Apply your coursework in your classroom or workplace, whether that be in primary or higher education leadership, vocational educational settings, or another education organizational context.
Choose the study format that suits your lifestyle best: Study full-time or part-time as you can and enjoy face-to-face delivery at the Newcastle Callaghan Campus or access your coursework completely Online.
Is it for you?
It takes someone special to become a teacher. You and your students get the most out of the learning experience and you love what you do. You have been making a real difference and you are ready to make the move into educational leadership and management. Now is your opportunity to join a community of leaders with access to world-class research, as you will expand your management skills to guide people, education strategy and policy to improve the lives and learning of all children.
The Master of Leadership and Management in Education is one of the University of Newcastle's most highly regarded postgraduate degrees. Our experience tells us that practical postgraduate learning is the best way to enhance teaching quality and equip individuals with the comprehensive leadership skills that today's learning environments demands.
Our experience tells us that practical postgraduate learning is the best way to enhance primary teaching and secondary teaching in order to reflect each teacher's unique value to the student journey.
When you complete the University of Newcastle's Master of Leadership and Management in Education, the skills and knowledge you acquire will support your real-world experience and equip you to drive positive change in your school. You will enjoy flexible learning options that can be focused on what it is you love most about being a teacher, and you'll become an even stronger educational leader.
Let your career goals guide you. Opportunities offered through the Master of Leadership and Management in Education allow you to explore your leadership potential as:
- School Principal, Deputy or Assistant Principal
- Head Teacher or Leading Teacher
- Organisational Leaders
- Curriculum Development
- Education Policy and Advisory roles.
Join a community of leaders with access to world-class research as you expand your management skills to drive people, education strategy and policy to deliver excellent outcomes in teaching and learning.
A Master of Leadership and Management in Education has been designed to position graduates to lead educational excellence. You can confidently shape a career of leadership and leverage opportunities to move up in the field of education in Australia. Or how about an international experience? Subject to travel and work advice and local teaching customs and rules in overseas locations, your degree will allow you to put yourself forward as a leading educator both domestically and internationally.