|Application deadline:||as early as possible|
|Tuition fee:|| |
|Start date:||January 2014, September 2013|
|Credits:|| 60 ECTS |
|Duration full-time:||12 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
|Educational variant:||Part-time, Full-time|
Whether you are in the early states of your career or very experienced, this programme is designed for those working in education settings who are taking or developing a management role and those wishing to take the lead in a particular aspect of their practice.
It is suitable for qualified teachers, also other education professionals, such as school bursars, as well as those working in other settings, such as the Health sector, where there is a focus on training.
The programme offers you the chance to engage in the techniques, concepts and values of leadership, in ways tailored to suit your professional circumstances and interests. Teaching sessions are highly interactive and encourage you to debate and consider a variety of issues from several perspectives. Blended delivery techniques are used, such as taught sessions, tutor support, student networking and a virtual learning environment. This programme is taught on campus or outreach (by negotiation).
Consists of a 20,000 word dissertation on a subject of your choice.
The unit focuses on effectiveness and improvement in educational settings. Theory, research findings and practical application in organizational settings are brought together. Ways in which to change related to organizational improvement is effectively managed are explored.
This unit is predicated on the principles that in the context of ubiquitous change organisations must learn in order to survive and that effective leadership enables that learning. The skills and attitudes for the effective change leadership are considered and in relation to the internal and external context of change.
This is a normally core unit in the PG Cert in Education Leadership and Management award. The aim of the unit is to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills required to enable leaders in educational settings to manage people and resources. The unit will provide grounding in the principles of managing of people and resources that are necessary to sustain the efficient and effective organisational performance.
This is normally core unit in the PG Cert in Education Leadership and Management award. The aim of the unit is to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills required to enable leaders in educational settings to manage people and resources. The unit will provide grounding in the principles of managing of people and resources that are necessary to sustain the efficient and effective organisational performance.
This unit allows you to undertake small scale research projects or small scale practitioner research projects in an area that has particular relevance to their personal professional practice and development.
Assessments are based around your workplace and relevant to your own practice. All assessed work is returned to students with both formative and summative comments, which are intended to present clear guidance for future assessment. There are no formal examinations.
You should have an honours degree or equivalent in Education or in a subject area relevant to the discipline you wish to study in. Teachers should have Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).
Professionals holding qualification gained before the introduction of honours degrees in their initial professional qualification will be considered (e.g. teachers who hold Teacher's Certificates and professionals from health professions holding diplomas) You should be supported by your workplace (or appropriate establishment) in order to be able to carry out any workplace-based tasks, and should be in a position of leadership and/or management, or aspire to have experience of such a position.
Applicants who have a Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma may enter the programme with advanced standing to continue their studies at the appropriate level.
International students will be required to demonstrate a sufficiently high standard of English language ability. In order to enter most postgraduate courses the English requirements are: IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 575, TOEFL computer-based 230. Please note some programmes may have higher English language requirements. Applicants who don't meet the English language entry requirements may be able to join an English language course at MMU before starting their postgraduate programme. Our Centre for Academic English offers a range of courses in General and Academic English and it also offers pre-sessional English courses. Courses vary in length from eight to 30 weeks, depending on students' current level of English.
|TOEFL paper-based test score:||575|
|TOEFL computer-based test score:||230|
MMU offers a number of Vice-Chancellor Scholarships, worth £3,000, to international
students on full-time courses in the university. The deadline for application for these
scholarships is 30 June 2012, and you need to have an offer of a place by this date in
order to apply. Further details are available on the MMU International website.
You can also find information about other scholarships you may be able to apply for here.
You are normally required to take an English Proficiency Test if you come from a non-English speaking country.
Most European Universities recognise the IELTS test.More information on IELTS
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