This master's programme is a one-year qualification for candidates who have completed either the PDSL or DGCS leadership Diploma. Course content will focus on qualitative and quantitative research approaches with a particular emphasis on critically identifying perspectives on researching school leadership. Students will complete a leadership focused dissertation that will provide an opportunity to demonstrate the ability to engage in primary research and consolidate the learning outcomes achieved in other modules on the PDSL/DGCS programme.
3 Good Reasons To Study This Course
1. Masters award for those who have completed the Graduate Diploma in School Leadership or the Dioplóma Gairmiúil I gCeannaireacht Scoile. Find out more: www.nuigalway.ie/education.
2. Develop and consolidate expertise in the area of school leadership and research.
3. Engage in a critical exploration of a leadership in a dynamic professional learning community.
Minimum Entry Requirements
Candidates must have completed the PDSL/DGCS in order to be eligible to apply for this course. This is a one-year, top-up programme to enable graduates of the PDSL/DGCS to obtain a master's qualification.
1 year, part-time (Year 2 entry only)
Post Course Info
School principalship, middle leadership positions in schools, education support services, entry to PhD/ Doctoral studies.