What is the Master in Education Studies (Leadership in Christian Education)?
The Master in Education Studies (Leadership in Christian Education) offers participants the opportunity to advance their study in education and to prepare for school leadership within faith-based schools. It is equally suited to those who currently have leadership positions and to those who aspire to such roles. The course provides grounding in skills necessary for leadership, management and governance and offers a theological and spiritual background to help them appreciate, support and develop a faith-based ethos within a school.
Who is the Course for?
This course is specifically designed for primary and post-primary teachers who wish to pursue leadership and management training for faith-based schools in a multicultural and pluralist society, and to pursue their own academic and professional development.
What will I study?
In year one, students on this course will study 4 discrete modules consisting of a common core module, and three specialism modules in leadership in education. In year two, students focus on an area of interest, related to Leadership in Christian Education within Education Studies, in greater depth. They will develop research skills and write a dissertation (20,000 words) on a topic relevant to Leadership in Christian Education.