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Education (Educational Leadership) MEd

University of Dundee
3 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Dundee
English

Program description

Education (Educational Leadership) MEd

Enhance your professional learning and career progression by developing a deeper knowledge of educational theory, research and leadership

This MEd course is essential for all professionals working in an educational setting who want to move into a senior leadership post, whether working as a teacher or in a similar developmental role.

We will help you reflect critically on your professional development and your current practice, and you will be introduced to research methodology. You will also study the concept of leadership and its role within strategic development, organisational learning and communities of practice.

You can tailor the educational experience to suit your own circumstances, working entirely online, at your own pace, and taking a break from studies if needed. You can choose to study for the fullMaster of Education award, or you can exit early with a PG Certificate or PG Diploma.

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Admission requirements

Entry requirements

Grade requirements

Degree and relevant work experience. Applicants should ideally be able to undertake work related to a programme specialism in their workplace setting or other appropriate agency.

English language requirements

  • IELTS (overall) - 6.5
  • Reading -5.5
  • Listening -5.5
  • Speaking - 6.0
  • Writing - 6.0

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


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Program content

Module list

Core modules

These modules are an essential part of your course.

  • Reflecting Upon Practice
  • Research Methods for Professional Inquiry
  • Dissertation

Optional modules

You need to choose one or more of these modules as part of your course.

  • Reflecting upon Leadership within the IB
  • Theory and Methodologies in TESOL
  • Language Awareness and Practice in TESOL
  • International Education
  • The Inclusive Educator
  • Wellbeing of Children and Young People
  • Innovation in Education
  • Leadership, change and Organisational Development
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching and Learning for Equity

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please visit the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

  • Scotland: £ 2,535 per year
  • EU settled / pre-settled status: £ 2,535 per year
  • England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Republic of Ireland: £ 2,535 per year
  • EU and International: £6,500 per year

Qualification

Most of the learning will build on your previous training and is based around your work experience. You do not need to be currently employed to study this course, as long as you have the relevant experience.

Our MEd course isrecognised by the International Baccalaureate Organisationas meeting the professional development requirements of the:

  • Advanced Certificate in Teaching and Learning Research
  • Certificate in Leadership Practice
  • Advanced Certificate in Leadership Research

These certificates can help you pursue a career in public, private or international schools across the world.

International Baccalaureate

The course is accredited by the International Baccalaureate Organisation. On completion participants can register for an IB Advanced Certificate in Teaching and Learning Research, Certificate in Leadership Practice or Advanced Certificate in Leadership Research.

Career opportunities

Most students on this course are already in full time employment, and a number move into senior management positions during, or just after, their time studying with us.

This course can help you influence your own professional learning journey and take control of your own Continual Professional Development, enhancing your prospects for future career advancement.

This course is not an initial teaching course and will not qualify you to teach in Scotland.

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