University of Portsmouth: Educational Leadership and Management (Distance Learning)

InstitutionUniversity of Portsmouth View institution profile
Department Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Web https://www.port.ac.uk/study/postgraduate
Email admissions@port.ac.uk
Telephone 023 9284 5566
Study type Taught

Summary

**Overview**

If you're currently working in an educational role and want to develop your leadership and management skills – and get a qualification that'll help you fulfil your career ambitions – this course is for you.

On our Educational Leadership and Management course, offered as a MSc, PgDip, PgCert, you'll learn about leadership strategy, decision-making in education, and human resource management. And whether you're a teacher, social and healthcare worker, police trainer, nurse or youth worker, you'll build on your previous skills, studies and experience and develop your expertise, theories and techniques to postgraduate level.

Once you graduate, you'll have developed the skills and knowledge to take on new responsibilities in educational leadership and management, and to seek out ambitious new roles.

You can study on campus or through distance learning, and full or part-time while you continue to work. If you're not already working in education, please take a look at our MA Education Studies course.

You can study this course full-time, part-time or part-time by distance learning. The MSc and PgDip takes 1 year full-time and 2 years part-time. The PgCert takes 6 months full-time and 1 year part-time.

**What you'll experience**

On this course, you'll:

- Learn the key themes in current research and professional practice, through a combination of lectures, seminars, group work and presentations

- Be taught be experts who bring their enthusiasm to the classroom, including a personal tutor who will guide you in your studies

- Apply what you learn in your current workplace, to ensure that your learning is meaningful and professionally relevant

- Stay connected to your lecturers through our online virtual learning environment

- Write a dissertation based on your chosen area of interest (MSc only)

- Have 24/7 access to our university library

**Careers and opportunities**

We'll provide you with as much support as possible in finding employment through close contacts, careers events, recruitment fairs and individual advice.

What can you do with an Educational Leadership and Management Distance Learning course?

The course is ideal for teachers, educational trainers, lecturers and instructors across the educational sector, who aspire to senior leadership and management positions. Many graduates move on to senior management positions in educational organisations.

MSc

Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert

Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip

University of Portsmouth

We are the University of Portsmouth: a new breed of university, dedicated to your personal growth and development. Our horizons are broad. Our instinct is to explore. Our promise is to inspire.

Taught qualification or independent research? On-campus teaching or online part-time study? At Portsmouth, you can choose from a wide range of subjects and modes of study.

Why Portsmouth?

  • No.21 university in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2020)
  • Outstanding Gold-rated teaching for our students (TEF)
  • Dedicated Graduate School supporting all research students
  • Top 25% of universities for postgraduate research student experience (PRES Postgraduate Research Experience ...

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