National MA (Masters) in Education (Wales) Leadership

The National MA Education (Wales): Leadership is a truly transformative and sector leading programme for educational professionals in Wales, from early career teachers to senior leaders with an interest in leadership.

The educational landscape in Wales is changing rapidly. Teaching not only requires the mastery of a complex set of skills to guide, motivate, and facilitate student learning, but also the ability to enquire into professional practice in order to improve it.

The National MA Education (Wales): Leadership programme – which has been collaboratively developed by seven universities in Wales, through direct engagement with a variety of key stakeholders including Welsh Government – will ensure that all education professionals in Wales have the same high-quality opportunity to enhance their leadership and professional knowledge, engage with research, and improve their professional practice.

Students will choose two from three specialist Modules, and will also take modules in

  • Advanced Research and Enquiry Skills
  • Dissertation (Leadership)

Specialist modules:

  • Leading Organisational Change
  • Leading within and across Education Systems
  • Leading and Managing Education Professionals

Assessments are all coursework assignments and will be submitted at the end of each module. Wherever possible, assignments have been designed to complement the working contexts and schedules of full-time teachers.