Overview The fast-moving policy changes and reforms in 21st century education create a high demand for professionals with advanced leadership and management skills. Whether you’re a leader-educator, you aspire to a leadership role, or you’re a graduate interested in UK and global education policy, our MSc course is designed to enhance your professional development and career prospects across both the public and private sectors. Our programme is informed by a range of academic disciplines relating to education leadership, management and administration, public policy analysis and complexity thinking. Through it, you'll develop qualities, competencies and skills essential for success as a leader or manager in education, such as advanced people skills and critical insight, as well as cutting-edge knowledge of educational research. You will also learn practical strategies and techniques for solving complex organisational and educational problems. About This Course Our interdisciplinary MSc course has been designed to enable you to embrace the problematic aspects of leadership and management with confidence, understanding and insight. What’s more, our high-quality curriculum will support you in developing an expansive view of leadership and management in the context of national and international political and economic structures. You'll examine international developments in education policy, and link these to your experience of leadership or your experience of working under the leadership of others. You'll also explore groundbreaking insights into education reform developed through the cutting-edge approach of complexity thinking. Whether you're interested in advancing your professional development, large-scale reform in the international education policy space, or improving education in your local community, you'll be able to tailor your studies through our range of modules. Our course will foster your capacity for innovation in solving complex problems arising in everyday practice. It will also hone your independent learning, critical thinking and advanced communication, all of which are vital to becoming an effective educational leader or manager. Our expert teaching team includes experienced academics who are internationally renowned for their research in 21st century education and who have rich first-hand experience of leadership and management in a variety of educational contexts. Disclaimer Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website: www.uea.ac.uk
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Coursework, exams and dissertation.
Applicants require a 2.1 Honours degree, or equivalent, in an Education-related subject. The School will consider applicants with degrees in other subjects with relevant experience. All applicants who are not a British national and/or whose 1st language is not English will need to demonstrate a suitable level of English language proficiency. This is equivalent to an IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all 4 components, although we do accept many other types of qualifications or tests. In accordance with the UK Border Agencies Tier 4 visa guidelines, we will also waive the English language requirement for applicants who meet the defined nationality test or who have completed a degree level course in 1 of the listed countries. For a full list of these, as well as the qualifications /tests that we will consider, please visit our website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9500||Whole course|
Additional fee information
Further information can be found at: https://www.uea.ac.uk/education/scholarships-and-funding/postgraduate-students.