The degree is for senior leaders in education in all phases of educational provision, from pre-school settings through to those working at the tertiary level, as well as those with a system-wide role.
This programme provides students with the opportunity to develop as a strategic thinker, a leader of learning and educational improvement, and a manager of resources, exploring important national and international debates in and around educational reform, leadership, teaching and learning.
Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits.
The programme consists of four core modules (120 credits), and a dissertation (60 credits). Students with an NPQH qualification awarded no more than five years before the planned start date can claim recognition of prior learning to the value of 30 credits, and complete four core modules (120 credits) and a report (30 credits).
Upon successful completion of 180 credits, you will be awarded a MBA in Educational Leadership (International).
The research and development work carried out by the Department of Learning and Leadership at the UCL Institute of Education (IOE) has an outstanding reputation. The department is at the forefront of promoting new knowledge for and about leadership, nationally, and internationally.
The department supports educational and public sector leadership to improve the life chances of individuals and communities, working in partnership with practitioners and policymakers at the critical edge of research and practice.
The Educational Leadership (International) MBA provides a full overview of contemporary education leadership issues and allows participants to apply that theory and research to practice.
The MBA was revised in 2018 to ensure the learning outcomes were aligned to AMBA guidelines.
This programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, online materials and tutorial support involving module leaders and guest speakers. Assessment is through assignment submission and final dissertation. The programme is delivered through intensive two-day contact periods and tutorial support can be offered in person, via Skype or online.
When we assess your application we would like to learn:
Together with essential academic requirements, the personal statement is your opportunity to illustrate whether your reasons for applying to this programme match what the programme will deliver.
Graduates of this Master's degree are currently working as:
This Master's degree provides the opportunity to:
Visit the Educational Leadership (International) MBA page on the University College London web site for more details!