The Master of Education in Educational Leadership and Management further develops students capacity and capabilities in dealing with complex issues in Educational Leadership and Management, empowering them with professional knowledge and research knowledge, and skills to undertake investigative processes to inform, solve problems and transform Educational Leadership and Management through systematic and creative processes



Upon successful completion of the MEd programme, students should be able to:

  • Apply advanced specialist theoretical knowledge related to educational leadership and management, and evaluate the application thereof in a variety of educational contexts.
  • Demonstrate advanced professional knowledge of educational leadership and management practices.
  • Display knowledge of and insight into current discourses and debates in educational leadership and management.
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop advanced knowledge and skills in research and research processes.
  • Critically contribute and commit to the development of high ethical standards and is able to make autonomous ethical decisions that affect the practice of educational management and leadership.
  • Analyse research methodology and techniques and demonstrate the ability to operate autonomously to prepare a research-based dissertation.
  • Evaluate existing and emerging international research-informed knowledge of educational management and leadership.



Applicants who successfully complete the Master of Education Leadership and Management can enrol onto the Doctor of Business Administration. 

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On completion of the programme, graduates can aspire to be employed in a leadership and management position such as:

  • Head of Department
  • Principal/Deputy Principal
  • Administration Positions
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