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MA Educational Leadership (Online Only)

Enhance your understanding of the principles and actions that make an effective and authentic school leader, and build the practical leadership skills you need to help improve your school as an educational leader.

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  • Level

    Masters Degree
  • Duration

    2 years
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MA Educational Leadership (Online Only)

  • Masters Degree (Postgraduate)

  • 2 years

  • Develop the skills you need to implement strong leadership in schools

    This degree is designed for educational leaders who want to improve the quality of leadership in schools and benefit from the leadership expertise of experienced head teachers.

    With access to practical mentoring from proficient, successful educational leaders, you’ll build the characteristics and skills of a strong school head.

    Become a more effective leader

    Strong leadership impacts the success of a school through making a difference to its culture, the wellbeing of staff and the quality of learning.

    The degree offers a principle-driven approach to successful leadership and aims to equip you with the leadership skills you need to efficiently lead a school with happy and productive staff and pupils.

    You'll have the opportunity to enhance your strategic leadership skills, identify your personal leadership style and learn how to apply it in practice.

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    You will typically have at least five years’ experience of teaching in primary, special or secondary schools in the state or independent sectors, in the UK or abroad. Experience in a leadership role such as headship, deputy/assistant headship, head of department, head of year or head of house is also essential.

    ##How much will it cost?

    The total fee for this course is £5000.00. This course has the same fees for UK/EU and International students.

    The tuition fee for the course that is stated on the course webpage and in the prospectus will apply. If the duration of the course is longer than one academic year, we may increase the fee for each subsequent year of study but any such increases will be no more than inflation.

    Following the UK’s exit from the European Union, EU students should be aware that there may be a change to UK laws following the UK’s exit, this may change their student status, their eligibility to study part time, and/or their eligibility for student finance. We will act in accordance with the UK’s laws in force in relation to student tuition fees and finance from time to time.

    On successful completion of the course, you will be able to:

    • Understand the principles that define effective leadership and use personal skills to implement them.
    • Integrate effective leadership theory into your professional practice.
    • Lead with confidence, implementing a clear vision for your school and helping teaching and non-teaching staff embody your desired culture.
    • Formulate processes that meet the performance, observation, target-setting and discipline needs of your school.
    • Critically evaluate the teaching and learning practice in education to identify opportunities for development.
    • Communicate with confidence and impact with other senior leaders.
    • Seek progression in your career, through promotion or development in a leadership role.

    MA Educational Leadership (Online Only)

  • Masters Degree (Postgraduate)

  • 2 years

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    Coventry secured 5 QS Stars for Teaching and Online Learning in the QS World University Ranking 2020 and has received No. 1 in the world for Massive Open Online Courses in MoocLab’s World University Ranking 2021.