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MA Educational Leadership & ManagementMain Site
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Location: Main Site
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2019/09/01
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £12750
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(Business and management studies)
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Enhance your employability by growing your leadership skills with a focus on the specific context of educational settings. Learn to lead, manage, instigate change and develop positive relationships to improve educational provision.The course content is designed to reflect the changing needs of schools and other educational settings. Where appropriate each aspect of the programme, from the module content to the learning outcomes, has been aligned with the National Standards of Excellence for Headteachers (DFE 2015). This makes it ideal for those wishing to pursue professional development opportunities and qualifications. You will engage with legislative, practical and theoretical aspects of school leadership and management. The course team will support you in the development of critical awareness and understanding of key issues in leadership and management. There is a focus on collaborative learning with opportunities to reflect on current practice to better understand pertinent underlying values, beliefs and principles. You will have the chance to apply your current expertise and shape the course to complement your professional practice and academic interests. Our MA in Educational Leadership & Management can be studied full-time (typically over three terms, one year) or part-time (typically two years). You will study three compulsory 30 credit modules and one compulsory 60 credit module and a 60 credit dissertation.
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You may apply if you have an honours degree in an appropriate discipline. You will be accepted onto the programme following a satisfactory interview, references and evidence of qualifications.
IELTS: 6.0 (with no skill below 5.5)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for York St John University.
About this university
The International Student Support team are on hand to help the students travelling from outside the UK on their arrival in York. Their services include a welcome and orientation program that includes different elements for levels of study and access to English language help for those to whom it isn't a native language. There are also regular drop-in sessions to help with matters such as finding work between classes, financial advice and help with immigration and visas. There is also a number of options to help students learn more about York and enjoy their time in the city including making use of local tourist attractions such as the Jorvik Viking Centre and the National Railway Museum. The Student Union is responsible for the representation of students at York St John as well as organising extracurricular activities. The union offer help and advice on a range of subject to its members including health and wellbeing matters, financial advice and even learning support. These services are based in the Holgate Student Centre. There is also a student union bar located in Phoenix Court offering a great place to meet friends and get hot and cold food and drinks. There are a number of sports clubs with considerable history behind them including the rowing club, founded in 1852 and the rugby club that was founded in 1883, also the biggest club on campus. The football club dates to 1883 and has featured a number of England international players while the cricket club is another of considerable age, dating from 1848. There are around 30 different societies on offer to students including performing arts such as drama and singing as well as interest and academic subjects such as psychology and primary education. All are in contention for the Society of the Year award awarded at the annual ball.