Educational Leadership

University of Strathclyde


If you're already in employment and looking for a qualification to enhance your professional practice, this is the course for you. The course will be delivered by a high-quality team of staff, including experts in their fields of study with experience of leadership in educational settings.

The MEd Educational Leadership is part-time blended learning course, designed for professionals working in education, who are already in or want to move into leadership roles.

You'll develop your understanding of leadership, the purposes which educational leadership serves, school improvement, and the international, national and local policy contexts that shape how leadership is enacted.

You'll gain a thorough grounding in research methods and reasoning which will enable you to study an area of specific interest to yourself through a dissertation.

Entry Requirements

A good quality undergraduate degree or relevant professional qualification; and a teaching qualification (or its equivalent) or relevant experience within an educational setting.

Start Date



Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

36 months


Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences



SCQF Level


Career Sectors

College or University Lecturing

Education Support

Primary School Teaching

Secondary School Teaching

Teaching - Other