Leadership - Education

• Includes some face-to-face sessions (typically on Saturdays to accommodate travel and attendance from all corners of the country).

• Our experience is that the combination of on campus days and online teaching and learning provide a dynamic and transformative learning experience for all students

• We are committed to developing our students’ critical voice through reading, discussion, peer learning, presentations and critical review. Furthermore, these participative learning experiences will ensure that high quality learning outcomes are achieved.

The application for this programme has a rolling deadline meaning that applications will close when all places have been filled. For this reason, early application is advised. This course tends to be oversubscribed annually.

Subjects taught

Stage 1 - Option
Contemporary Issues EDUC41620
School leadership and the quality of teaching and learning: actors, agency, activities EDUC41640
School Transformation EDUC41800
Thesis: School Leadership EDUC42050
Research Methods (Blended) EDUC42890
Research Methods 2 (Blended) EDUC42910
School Effectiveness EDUC43270

Entry requirements

Applicants to the MEd Leadership must have a recognised teaching qualification and have relevant teaching experience. Students who have already successfully completed the online/blended Professional Diploma in Education Studies (Leadership) may carry their 30-credits from the Diploma into the Masters Programme and complete the remaining 60 credits.

Application dates

The following entry routes are available:
MEd (Leadership) PT (W328)
Duration 2 Years
Attend Part Time
Deadline: Rolling *

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.


2 years part-time Blended

Enrolment dates

Next Intake: 2024/2025 September.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Blended

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