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University of Portsmouth: Educational Leadership and Management (with Professional Experience)
|Institution||University of Portsmouth View institution profile|
|Department||Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences|
|Telephone||023 9284 5566|
Overview Get valuable sector experience and earn a Master's qualification on this 2-year MSc Educational Leadership and Management (with Professional Experience) degree.
During year 1, you'll study with us at University, learning how to rethink the practices of leadership and management in education. Alongside other students, industry specialists and our expert academics, you'll debate the big issues affecting the sector, such as school reform, policies and spending, and child development. You'll hone the critical perspectives you'll need to come up with fresh approaches to common challenges, such as accessibility, classroom management and budgeting.
In your second year, you'll apply your studies on an educational work placement, developing your management skills in a school or college, or within a setting such as early years, SEN or pupil referral.
You'll graduate with first-hand experience and the objective mindset needed to succeed as an educational leader. You'll be ready to take on senior management roles that improve the delivery of teaching and education for all.
Course highlights - Work for 12 months in an educational setting, such as a school, sixth form or independent training provider, applying your learning and building a professional network
Learn to critique the hierarchies, structures and practices within education, exploring the gaps in a given argument in order to find new approaches
Benefit from the rich industry knowledge and experience of teaching staff, and get theoretical knowledge and professional know-how on this industry led course
Use the skills you acquire to ready yourself for promotion to senior leadership, change jobs or take your career overseas
Debate and network with industry professionals from the education sector, guest lecturers and other students through events, lectures, seminars and social media channels
Careers and opportunities You'll develop the skills and experience that make an effective, open-minded leader in education. You can seek out ambitious job roles and take on new responsibilities in educational leadership and management across school, college and higher education settings. Or explore other fields, such as marketing, recruitment and policy-making.
Graduates of this course have gone onto work in areas such as: - school management
higher education institutions management
course leading and management
Placement year The second year of this degree is dedicated to gaining professional experience. You'll do this by doing either a 12-month work placement or a 12-month professional experience programme, after you've completed your year of taught studies.
Work placement A work placement gives you the opportunity to get valuable professional experience in the education sector.
Placement opportunities are likely to be in the following areas: - primary or secondary schools
early years care and education settings
sixth forms or colleges
higher education institutions
pupil referral units
independent training providers
voluntary/third sector education providers
Examples of likely placement roles include: - project manager
human resource manager
Note that work placements can't be guaranteed because it depends on their availability and the specific needs of placement providers. We'll give you information, advice and support so that you're able to secure your placement.
Professional experience programme If you're unable to secure a work placement, you'll complete a professional experience programme designed to meet your career aspirations.
You'll further develop your employability and teaching skills and prepare yourself for the workplace.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
A second-class honours degree in a Social Sciences, Business, Law or other relevant subject, or the subject specialism and professional experience of a qualified teacher now wishing to pursue the MSc Educational Leadership & Management. Applicants with pre-existing Masters credits will be considered for RPL depending on the direct relevance of prior study to the MSc Educational Leadership and Management course.
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|EU||9900 GBP for Year 1|
|England||9900 GBP for Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||9900 GBP for Year 1|
|Scotland||9900 GBP for Year 1|
|Wales||9900 GBP for Year 1|
|Channel Islands||9900 GBP for Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||9900 GBP for Year 1|
|International||17200 GBP for Year 1|
University of Portsmouth
‘I already feel so much more confident applying for jobs.’
Anna, Master’s student at the University of Portsmouth
A stronger sense of direction. Opportunities to specialise and further your prospects. A big step towards achieving your ambitions. Portsmouth is a university where you can connect with great people and businesses, and unlock career possibilities.
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.
- 5***** rated for excellence in the QS World University rankings 2022
- 86% satisfaction with course …
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