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MEd Leadership

Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)
The MEd (Leadership) deploy a broad concept of leadership that can be applied to teachers at different stages of their career within schools as organizations. 

Include 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.

Who should apply?

Part Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No

The Masters in Education (Leadership) is a designated stream in the existing Master in Education programme aimed at those who have already successfully completed the online/ blended Professional Diploma in Education Studies (Leadership). Prospective students will carry their 30-credits from the Diploma into the Masters Programme and complete the remaining 60 credits.

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.

Duration

1 Year Part Time

Further enquiries

Contact Name:
Sarah Walshe
Contact Number: educationenquiries@ucd

Subjects taught

Stage 1 - Core

Leading a Learning Organisation EDUC40410

Contemporary Issues EDUC41620

School leadership and the quality of teaching and learning: actors, agency, activities EDUC41640

School Transformation EDUC41800

Thesis: School Leadership EDUC42050

Quantitative Methods (Blended) EDUC42890

Qualitative Methods (Blended) EDUC42910

Comment

The Masters in Education (Leadership) is a designated stream in the existing Master in Education programme aimed at those who have already successfully completed the online/ blended Professional Diploma in Education Studies (Leadership).

Assessment method

Module 1 and 2
There will be a single combined assessment for module 1 and 2
Online Participation 20%
Assigned tasks 80%

Module 3
There will be a single combined assessment for module 3 and 4
Online Participation 20%
Attendance at and active participation in on campus seminar 20%
Assigned tasks 60%.

Module 5
Case study showcase 30% (on campus)
4000 word case study essay 70%

Module 6
Submission of a 15,000-20,000 word monograph.

Application date

The following entry routes are available:

MEd (Leadership) PT (W328)
Duration 1 Years
Attendance Part Time
Deadline Rolling *

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

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake: 2017/2018 September.

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

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