find your perfect postgrad program
Search our Database of 30,000 Courses

Ulster University: School Leadership

Institution Ulster University
Department Cross-Campus
Telephone +44 (0)28 9036 6309
Study type Taught


Intended to enhance professional practice, this course is aimed at individuals already engaged in a teaching or training environment and aspire to school or college leadership roles including principal positions. Study is complemented by participant reflection on real situations and is supported by an experienced tutor ensuring that successful graduates are extremely well-prepared to take up school principal positions.

The course focuses on four key areas: Building teams and managing resources: Personality interaction in relation to team theory; systems and their development. Leadership for learning: The leadership challenge of focusing on improvement at the teacher student interface. Strategic development planning: Involving colleagues in ownership of the vision and strategy for system improvement. Managing the organisation: Skills and competences in matters of legal and financial challenges; personal competences in communication, negotiation and problem solving.

Please note: Applications close in mid-September each year.

Professional Recognition - We are currently working with the General Teaching Council for Northern Ireland (GTCNI) with the intention of achieving Professional Recognition .

IMPORTANT: A number of courses will be transitioning to the Belfast Campus. The new campus is on schedule to open its doors and welcome students from September 2021. With the impact of COVID-19 prevailing into 2021, the University is working closely with contractors to mitigate any impact of the pandemic on the opening date.

Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip

Not what you are looking for?

Browse other courses in School administration, Education or Teacher education, or search our comprehensive database of postgrad programs.

Scholarship Opportunity with

Are you a PG student at this University or have you applied to study a postgraduate program at a university in Europe? Tell us your plans and qualify for a £500.00 PGS Scholarship.

Click here