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MA Education (Leadership Management) - Part time

Middlesex University Dubai
2 years
Part time
Master's degree

Program description

MA Education (Leadership Management)

Introduction to the Program

Middlesex University Dubai offers you the opportunity to undertake a part-time, postgraduate degree directly related to your work in the educational field. The Program's individual design is aimed at helping you achieve change in an educational field of your choosing, whether you are a teacher, an administrator, or indeed anyone with a professional interest in education. Therefore it is relevant to all levels of the education spectrum: including primary, secondary and tertiary education. The courses cover a wide range of educational theory and practice, and introduce you to educational research methods.

The MA Education offers you the unique ability to choose your area of specialisation through opting for the MA Education (Leadership and Management), the MA Education (Teaching and Learning). The initial areas of study are the same in each case so you can choose your area of specialisation in your dissertation.

The MA Education research process prioritises problem-solving, with a strong emphasis on design as the medium of change. The application of theory is channelled through models relevant to education, leadership and management. Strategies relevant to action theory and discourse will greatly assist you in structuring your project/dissertation, which owes much of its success to collaborative sessions with tutors and other students. You will also have ample opportunity to relate your studies to your own professional practice as you complete the assignments in the Program.

Why Study MA Education (Leadership Management)?

  • Flexible and collaborative learning environment and choice of pathway
  • Opportunity to study in a rich, diverse and cultural stimulating setting
  • Academic staff who are actively engaged in research and current debates
  • Strong links with schools, research centres and other educational institutions
  • Opportunities for continued professional development through conference presentations and educational forums
  • Educational expertise brought into the classroom by the inclusion of eminent guest speakers

Admission requirements

Academic and Work Experience Requirements

Minimum second class honours degree (UK) or above, or overseas equivalent qualification is required. Currently employed or have work experience in an educational field is a must.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

Year 1

  • Developing Effective Teaching and Learning

Year 2

  • Developing Effective Leadership and Management in Education
  • Dissertation

Tuition fees

The total tuition fee is AED 60,000/USD 16,335/EUR 14,527.*

Students can benefit from a 10% Postgraduate Study Grant.

Instalment plans available: 8 equal instalments of 12.50% of the tuition fee.

*Fees are subject to change based on the exchange rate at the time of the transaction.



  • Step into a school leadership role
  • Gain an ILM Level 3 coaching qualification
  • Complete innovative school based research
  • Lead new initiatives in your school
  • Introduce a coaching culture into your school
  • Progress as a leader in your school
  • Research inclusive practices in your school

Career opportunities

The knowledge and skill set acquired with a Masters in Education make you marketable to other job markets including but not limited to non-profit organisations, social work, educational specialists education policy development, private school consultation, corporate training, and writing SEO content for business websites.Employers are looking for leaders with a Masters in Education who can communicate effectively, accommodate for diversity, modify with change, and motivate others to achieve greater gains. The types of jobs you can obtain with a Masters in Education are really limitless. Dubai itself has been growing in the field of Higher Education and this continued growth can offer unique opportunities for those with a MA Education.

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About this institute

Middlesex University Dubai

Middlesex University Dubai is the first overseas campus of the internationally renowned Middlesex University in London. The campus, which opened in January 2005, has over 3,500 students from more than 100 nationalities and offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in a...

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Why study at Middlesex University Dubai

Study a Quality UK Degree in the Heart of Dubai

All of their programmes have the same validation and monitoring system as those offered at their home campus in London, with the same examinations taken simultaneously in both cities. This means students have the benefit of receiving their degree from the UK whilst being able to study in one of the most dynamic, vibrant and rapidly developing cities in the world.

Experience a Truly Global University

Middlesex University Dubai has over 3,200 students from more than 100 nationalities, and has four campuses worldwide: Dubai, London, Malta and Mauritius. Their students are able to learn to work in a multicultural environment, and benefit from the insights and viewpoints of an internationally diverse range of students and faculty – an invaluable asset for any graduate.

Start Your Studies in Dubai with the Option to Transfer Overseas

They provide students with the opportunity to transfer their studies to one of the overseas campuses within their second year of study, enabling them to explore a new culture and build overseas contacts whilst benefiting from the same high quality teaching they would experience in Dubai.

Simple Student Visa Process

Middlesex University Dubai provides Student Visas for all non-national students studying on any academic programme, and their dedicated team ensures this process is carried out as smoothly and efficiently as possible.

Earn Whilst You Learn

Students studying an undergraduate programme are able to hold part time jobs in any of the over 4,500 businesses located in its free zones. Postgraduate classes are held in the evening, Sunday – Thursday between 6:30pm to 9:30pm – enabling students to balance their career and their studies.

Build Your Network

What really sets Dubai apart is its ability to attract the world’s top companies, providing plenty of opportunities for graduates to fast track their career in a multitude of professional roles. Middlesex University Dubai have extensive connections with local and international organisations, allowing students to gain insight from and network with professionals at the top of their game. Many of their programmes are also accredited and recognised by leading professional bodies, meaning their graduates may also gain exemptions from examinations or specific units of professional qualifications.

Contact info

Middlesex University Dubai

Dubai Knowledge Park
Blocks 4, 16, 17 & 19
500697 Dubai
United Arab Emirates

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