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Course overview

Our MA in Educational Leadership is designed for leaders or aspiring leaders in all areas of education.

The course develops an individual’s professional knowledge in relation to their current context by building on the significant experience and expertise which students will bring with them to the course.

 

September 2018
  • Guildhall
Duration
3 years

Why Study Educational Leadership with us?

Our philosophy of learning links to professional practice, theories of leadership and work-based enquiry for improvement. Most importantly, it acknowledges work undertaken in the workplace.

If you engage in the course you will:

  • develop your critical thinking skills and become a reflective practitioner
  • be able to articulate informed opinions with confidence
  • become a confident researcher who will be aware of theoretical frameworks and current political agendas
  • become a confident and effective leader.

Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL)

You can enter the course by making a claim for previous learning through the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) process - for example holders of National College of Teaching and Leadership awards - and then undertake modules for the remainder of your course taking into account your setting and individual needs.

Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

On successful completion of your MA in Educational Leadership you will also gain a Chartered Management Institute (CMI) award in Strategic Leadership.

Guildhall

Guildhall

Guildhall is nestled on the banks of the River Severn, and only a short walk from the winding streets of Shrewsbury.
 
First constructed in 2004, and renovated for the arrival of University Centre Shrewsbury in 2015, the Guildhall building is used as the main centre for teaching and learning and offers fresh, modern and open spaces for students to enjoy.
 
The building boasts brand-new computer suites, lecture and seminar rooms, open-plan laboratories, a spacious library, as well as a student common room, lounge, fitness suite, courtyard, and on-site café.