Education - Management in Education

The MA in Management in Education (MAME) aims to develop education professionals' knowledge, skills and competence in educational leadership and management. The MAME, designed by educational leaders, reflects the key changes in education leadership both nationally and internationally. By connecting theory to practice, participants are encouraged to actively engage collaborate with fellow professionals to enhance their learning experience.

Entry requirements

To apply for the MAME, you must have:
• An Honours Degree or equivalent

• Three years' postgraduate experience in an educational/training environment

• Access to an educational organisation where primary research may be carried out

• Computer and internet access.

If English is not your primary language, you must submit evidence of competency in English. Please see www.wit.ie/englishrequirements for more details.

Recognition of Prior Learning:
If you have already completed a Level 9 qualification in a related field, you may apply for exemptions from similar MAME modules. In order to apply for RPL, you must submit documentary evidence to show you have achieved the module learning outcomes in a comparable module/programme of study. You must complete the RPL application form and provide documentary evidence to support your application. RPL decisions are not made in advance of the programme commencement, however, Dr Anne Graham Cagney, the Programme Leader, can discuss your personal situation with you. Please email agraham@wit.ie to arrange a meeting.

Assessment Info

Continuous assessment.

Subjects taught

Mandatory Modules
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Credits
Academic Enquiry 10
Leadership & Management in Education 10
Educational Leadership & Personal Development 10
Education Research Methods OR Action Research 10
Education Research Project 20

Elective Modules (choose 3 modules)
Information Technology 10
Financial Management 10
Public Relations in Education 10
Human Resource Management 10
Education Law 10
Mentoring 10
Educational Innovation & Entrepreurship 10
Strategic Planning & Development for Educators 10
Independent Learning Project 10
Sustainability in Education 10

Credits

90

Duration

2 - 5 years blended.

Duration: Students have up to five years to complete the MAME. Typically, students opt to complete the programme in two academic years, however, it is up to you to decide how many modules you wish to complete per year. It is recommended that you begin your studies with the following three mandatory modules:

Academic Enquiry
Leadership and Management in Education
Educational Leadership and Personal Development

Fees

Programme fee details are available from the Postgraduate Fee Section of our website at www.wit.ie/pgfees €700 per 10 credit module €1,400 per 20 credit module.

Enrolment dates

Courses Starting in September 2019
Classes Begin Week of 9th September 2019.

Open Evening Wednesday 21st August 2019, 5pm - 7pm.

Post Course Info

Progression and Career Opportunities
On successful completion of the MAME, graduates may progress to doctoral studies at WIT or another Higher Education Institution subject to meeting the specific entry criteria.

More details
  • Qualification letters

    MA

  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Blended

  • Apply to

    PAC