University of Jyväskylä

Educational Leadership, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    10000
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English
    Language
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

During the Master’s Degree Programme in Educational Leadership offered by University of Jyväskylä , students will gain a broad understanding of the field of education with a particular awareness of international issues in educational leadership. Students will have the opportunity to specialize in areas of education which they find the most relevant and interesting.

Students will acquire scientific expertise in the field of education and be able to work with theories and analyze and develop educational practices. The Master’s Degree creates a foundation for producing scientific knowledge and applying scientific methods in practice in the field of education. The programme prepares experts into various sectors of education in national and international contexts: leadership, management, administration, consultancy, development, teaching and research.

Career

The MA in Educational Leadership programme at University of Jyväskylä prepares students to work as experts in a variety of educational settings, for example, as educational planners, consultants, coordinators, teachers, teacher educators or researchers.

Programme Structure

Modules include:
  • Academic skills and language studies
  • Orientation studies
  • Advanced Studies in Educational Leadership
  • Advanced Studies in Research Methods, Seminars and Thesis
  • Specialization Studies
  • Optional Studies

Detailed Programme Facts

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Academic Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree (academic first cycle degree), relevant to the field of education, and completed with good grades. Admission of an applicant graduating after the application deadline is conditional till s/he submits the degree certificate.
Entrance examination and aptitude test
  • Phase I: Assessment of eligible applicants based on the application documents
  • Phase II: Interviews and final student selection. Invitations to the interview will be sent via email by February 24, 2017. The interviews will be conducted between March 1-7, 2017.

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • EUR 10000 International

Funding

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