Educational Leadership MSc, by distance learning – scholarships available

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Educational Leadership MSc, by distance learning

The MSc in Educational Leadership is a distance learning program that provides a comprehensive understanding of the evolving field of education. The course focuses on the crucial task of leading and facilitating effective learning, which presents challenges for educational leaders, policymakers and governments. This degree centres around three key themes – leadership, learning and change – all of which are vital for driving educational reform.

By undertaking this postgraduate degree, you will have the opportunity to reflect on your professional practice, identify areas of concern, and develop the skills necessary to find solutions and lead transformative change within your organisation. The course is designed to cater to a diverse range of practitioners worldwide who are involved in the field of education.

Course structure:

The course emphasises the integration of theory and practice. You will develop a versatile set of professional inquiry skills that will inform your practice in your specific work setting. This personal growth will equip you with the ability to initiate change within your organisation.

Graduates from this degree have reported benefiting in terms of career advancement and the development of career pathways.

The course consists of modules spanning two years, including subjects such as Educational Leadership, Learning and Change, External Influences on Educational Leadership, Research Methods, Organisational Effectiveness, and Improvement and Transformation. You will also write a detailed dissertation.

Teaching and learning:

Studying through distance learning provides the flexibility to choose when and where you study, allowing you to continue your career without taking a break. Our highly regarded library offers world-class resources and support services specifically tailored for distance learning students. You will be assigned a personal tutor and have access to a virtual learning environment that fosters collaboration with fellow students worldwide.

Financial support

A postgraduate qualification by distance learning is a great investment in your future. At Leicester we offer a range of financial benefits to partially offset the cost of your degree, including a Merit Scholarship, an Alumni Scholarship and a Full Fee Instalment Incentive.

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