Bachelor of Education Honours in Education Leadership Management

Deepen your knowledge base in educational leadership and management, develop research capacity in the research methodologies and techniques required to research issues on educational leadership and management.

1 year
NQF Level 8
120 credits

Key Features

  • Accredited and Registered
  • Cutting-edge curriculum
  • Flexible structure
  • Online support 
  • Affordable and Accessible
  • Internationally benchmarked
  • Multicultural Faculty and support


The Bachelor of Education Honours in Education Leadership Management (BEd Honours) is a one year programme with modules covered over two semesters. The programme aims to empower current and future leaders and management at schools to provide quality education.


The programme includes theoretical engagements in educational leadership and management to provide students with an indepth knowledge base to identify potential areas of educational research.



Upon successful completion of the Bachelor of Education Honours in Education Leadership Management degree programme, students will be able to:

  • Apply graduate research methods and techniques to research issues on educational leadership and
  • Synthesise the concepts associated with ethical behaviour and social responsibility that will engage students in
    a meaningful effort to affect social change and promote social justice
  • Evaluate leadership and management qualities and analyse the rule of law in educational procedures, as well
    as diverse roles in effective decision making in education
  • Display sound management and leadership skills in the formal workplace
  • Evaluate the process for planning for change and the various means of production in the educational sector,
    leading to ways to maximize efficiency and effectiveness
  • Synthesise, analyse, and apply theories and principles of education
  • Be knowledgeable of the theory, principles and practice of educational leadership and management
  • To engage critically on issues related to educational leadership and management
  • Consolidate and deepen their knowledge in educational leadership and management

Programme Structure

Duration: 1 year

Semester 1

  • Academic literacy, Educational Research and Research Methodology
  • Theories, Models and Practices of Educational Leadership
  • Theories, Models and Practices of Educational Management

Semester 2

  • Research Report

Elective – Choose one of the following electives

  • Leading and Managing School Education
  • Leading and Managing Higher Education

Admission Requirements

  • The minimum entry requirement are for students who hold a four year teaching degree, an appropriate degree or a professional teaching qualification; or
  • Students who have a professional teaching qualification and an Advanced Diploma in Educational Leadership and Management (or equivalent). 

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