Educational Leadership - 2355

Program Summary

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Contact: Dr Richard Niesche

Campus: Sydney

Career: Research

Typical Duration: 2 Years  

Typical UOC Per Semester: 24

Min UOC Per Semester: 12

Max UOC Per Semester: 24

Min UOC For Award: 96


Master of Educational Leadership (Research)

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Program Description

The Master of Educational Leadership by Research is suited to the needs of professionals requiring some further research training and experience who are unable to devote the three or more years required to complete a PhD program. Candidates would normally have completed an undergraduate degree at Honours level but those who have undertaken a Master degree in Educational Administration/Educational Leadership by coursework or equivalent with superior results may be eligible for admission.

Program Objectives and Graduate Attributes

Students who complete the Master of Educational Leadership by Research program will be competent to carry out research in their chosen area.

Program Structure

Candidates are required to complete three coursework components relevant to their area of research and a thesis. The coursework components are selected after consultation with the supervisor. The program takes two years full-time or four years part-time.

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