What will I learn?

MA Leadership and Management (Education) is for those who are, or aspire to be, leaders or managers in an educational setting. You may already be working in school settings or other institutions, such as the health service or the police force. This postgraduate course is suitable for those working within a nursery setting through to those working in an adult learning environment. You will gain a deeper and broader understanding of the latest developments in the sector, engage critically with educational and management theory ideas and research and apply your learning to your own practice. In addition, you will also learn from others in the group, and be encouraged to share good practice and develop links with colleagues from other organizations.

Additional accreditation is available through the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM). A Master’s degree is required for professional advancement in numerous occupations, and is widely seen as evidence of a successful commitment to high level professional development. As a result of successful study of the MA Leadership and Management (Education), a significant number of students have achieved senior management posts within educational settings. If you’re interested in the possibility of a higher degree by research, your tutors will be pleased to discuss the opportunities at the University of South Wales.

Which department am I in?

University of South Wales

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£13,400.00 (US$ 17,143) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2020

Venue

City Campus, Newport

Usk Way,

Newport (Wales),

NP20 2BP, Wales

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants with the equivalent to a Second Class Lower degree will be considered for masters programme entry Applicants with a masters degree will be considered for masters programme entry MBA – For entry to MBA applicants should have one of the above and at least 2 years relevant work experience, preferably after graduation and student should be aged at least 23 IELTS with an average overall score of 6.0 for postgraduate study with at least a 5.5 in each component.

For international students

Students need to have an IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component or equivalent.

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About this uni

95% of graduates at the University of South Wales are found to be in work or study within six months of graduation.

  • One of the biggest universities in the UK
  • Over 500 courses available
  • Well-renowned for partnerships with major employers
  • Teaching staff at USW are leaders in their fields