University of Bolton: Leading Learning

InstitutionUniversity of Bolton
Department Education and Teacher Training
Telephone +44 (0)1204 903903
Study type Taught


If you’re looking to further your prospects and enhance your knowledge in the Further Education and Skills sector, this programme gives you the opportunity to explore policy, educational leadership and your personal self-development. You can also explore the best practices driving current developments in the field.

The ability to understand key education challenges and opportunities is crucial to everyone working in the Further Education and Skills sector. If you have up to eight years’ post-teaching-qualification experience, this programme enables you to study the policies and practices that drive current developments in the field.

This Master's level FE Teaching LEAD programme is designed to help you demonstrate and develop your educational expertise. If you have an Honours degree you can use the credits gained towards a Master's qualification. Alternatively, if you already have a Master's degree, you can undertake a HE8 module in policy and practice that provides a progression and exemption route onto the professional Doctorate in Education.

You’ll be given the chance to engage with policy and pedagogy in context, as well as develop leadership skills for the classroom and beyond. You’ll also have the opportunity to develop your self-directed study skills, and gain the further knowledge and experience needed for career development and leadership.

A strong focus is placed on understanding the leadership skills best suited to the Learning and Skills sector. You’ll study strategic leadership, management of educational change, leadership of educational teams, and professional development.

You’ll also explore the pedagogies that enhance student outcomes and involve the development of learning and enquiry skills, as well as the acquisition of knowledge within a curricular and vocational context.

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