MSc Education Management (Bristol)

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Faculty Faculty of Social Sciences and Law
Awards available MSc
Programme length One year full-time;
two to three years part-time
Location of programme Clifton campus
Part-time study available Yes
Open to international students Yes
Number of places Not fixed
Start date September 2017

Programme overview

Our MSc Education Management (Bristol) programme is intended for high-achieving participants interested in a wide range of aspects of management and policy and in how learning can be enhanced through a greater knowledge and understanding of leadership and management concepts.

It is designed for individuals from diverse educational backgrounds and establishments, and from other professions, united by a commitment to developing their understanding of the theory, research, policy and practice of management and leadership in education.

This programme will support you by developing your knowledge and understanding of professional practice, will prepare you for further research, and provides a firm foundation for developing your career in education and associated disciplines. It is an opportunity for critical reflection on what you already know and for discussion of new ideas and opportunities.

This programme is delivered in Bristol; we also offer an equivalent programme delivered in Hong Kong. 

Fees for 2017/18

Full-time fees

UK/EU
£6,400
Overseas
£15,700

Part-time fees

UK/EU
£3,200

Fees quoted are per annum and subject to annual increase.

Alumni scholarship

University of Bristol students and graduates can benefit from a ten per cent reduction in tuition fees for postgraduate study. Check your eligibility for an alumni scholarship.

Funding for 2017/18

Further information on funding for prospective UK, EU and international postgraduate students.

Programme structure

Core units

  • Introduction to Educational Inquiry
  • Leading and Managing Change
  • Quality and Improvement in Education
  • Managing People in Education
  • Contemporary Perspectives on Learning
  • Developing as an Educational Researcher

Dissertation

You will also complete a 15,000-word dissertation.

Entry requirements

A UK honours degree (or equivalent) and a minimum of one year's appropriate professional experience in education. Recognition of Prior Learning is considered.

See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.

Application method Online application form
English language requirements Profile E
Further information about English language requirements
Admissions statement Read the programme admissions statement for important information on entry requirements, the application process and supporting documents required.

Careers

We offer academic and personal development opportunities to equip you for the intellectual, social and personal challenges you will encounter during your career. Our overarching goal is to enable our graduates to display the following characteristics:

  • Equipped to demonstrate impact, excellence and distinctiveness in their chosen field
  • Visionary, imaginative, innovative, reflective and creative
  • High ideals and values, including a strong sense of social justice
  • Highly employable throughout the world
  • Adaptable, with the potential to be a leader in work and in the community

Read more about the careers of some of our graduates.

How to apply
Application deadline:

We welcome applications at any time of year. Early application is advised as places may fill quickly.

International students

Find out more about becoming a student at Bristol, and the support we offer to international students.

I chose Bristol because of its outstanding academic reputation. It's reassuring to be taught by people who truly love their subject - their passion becomes contagious.

Joyce

REF 2014 results

  • 44% of research is world-leading (4 star)
  • 36% of research is internationally excellent (3 star)
  • 19% of research is recognised internationally (2 star)
  • 1% of research is recognised nationally (1 star)

Results are from the most recent UK-wide assessment of research quality, conducted by HEFCE. More about REF 2014 results.

Get in touch

Student Services Office Phone: +44 (0) +44 (0) 117 331 4491 Email: ed-masters-admiss@bristol.ac.uk

Graduate School of Education
University of Bristol
35 Berkeley Square
Bristol, BS8 1JA http://www.bristol.ac.uk/education/study/masters/education-management/

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