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Course summary

Who is the Postgraduate Certificate aimed at? This postgraduate certificate has been designed for those in middle/ senior leadership positions in Catholic schools and also for aspiring Catholic school leaders, including school governors and other professionals, in order to develop their knowledge and understanding of leadership within Catholic settings and to respond to specific issues facing Church school leaders today. The Postgraduate Certificate comprises of two modules: Educational Leadership in Catholic Schools and Change Management in Catholic Schools. Progression

  • If you undertake another elective module and the compulsory Research Methods module, you will gain a Postgraduate Diploma
  • If you then undertake the final dissertation within a Catholic School Leadership focus you will graduate with an MA Education or MA Education (Catholic School Leadership)


Please refer to the Newman University website for details.

Assessment method

Please refer to the Newman University website for details.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in a relevant subject area from a UK university or an overseas university agreed by NARIC as equivalent and subject to ILET and EU requirements. Consideration will be given to students with lower level qualifications who have a relevant range of professional experience. Professional experience that equates to degree level will be considered by the Course Co-ordinator. If some non-graduates are to be considered pre entry tasks will be considered and used at the co-ordinator’s discretion.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £2000 Whole course
Northern Ireland £2000 Whole course
Scotland £2000 Whole course
Wales £2000 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Catholic School Leadership at Newman University, Birmingham - UCAS