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MBA in Educational Leadership and Management Top-Up - Inclusive of Level 7 Pathway Diploma

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What you'll learn

The MBA in Educational Leadership and Management Top Up programme is a dynamic educational offering that aims to equip future educational leaders with essential skills. This programme places a strong emphasis on effective leadership, educational policy, and management within a variety of educational settings. Graduates from this programme emerge well-prepared to take on leadership roles within academic institutions and drive positive changes in the field of education.

The MBA in Educational Leadership and Management is designed to empower educators and education professionals with advanced knowledge and skills in leadership and management. This programme presents an excellent opportunity for individuals with a relevant postgraduate diploma or an equivalent qualification to "top up" their credentials to earn a full MBA degree.

Throughout this programme, students engage deeply with the intricacies of educational leadership and management, gaining valuable insights into the latest theories, practices, and strategies relevant to the educational sector. The curriculum strongly focuses on critical areas such as leadership theory, organisational management, policy development, and educational change management. The programme provides students with the tools needed to address the complex challenges that educational organisations face today, ultimately enhancing the quality of education. This MBA in Educational Leadership and Management enhances career prospects and actively contributes to improving educational systems.

The programme comprises two phases; the first is the Qualifi Level 7 Diploma in Educational Management and Leadership, awarded by Qualifi and delivered by the EDVORO. The second phase is the MBA in Educational Leadership and Management Top Up, awarded and delivered 100% online by Anglia Ruskin University. At Anglia Ruskin University, you will study through Canvas, a world-class online Learning Management System (LMS), accessed from your phone, pc or tablet at home or on the move. Canvas provides instant access to study materials, forums, and support from tutors and classmates, as well as enabling easy submission of your assignments.

After successfully completing your studies, you'll be invited to attend a graduation ceremony on campus at Anglia Ruskin University. If attending the ceremony in person is not possible, we'll arrange to send your certificate to you. EDVORO partners with Chestnut Education Group to promote this programme.


About Awarding Body

Anglia Ruskin University began in 1858 as the Cambridge School of Art, founded by William Beaumont. It was then merged with the Cambridge Shire College of Arts and Technology and the Essex Institute of Higher Education and was renamed Anglia Polytechnic. It was then given university status in 1992 and renamed Anglia Ruskin University in 2005. The University has campuses in the UK (Cambridge, Chelmsford, London and Peterborough) and is partnered with institutions worldwide, including Berlin, Budapest, Trinidad, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.

  • World Education Services (WES) Recognised
  • UK University Ranking - Top 40
  • World University Ranking - Top 350

Qualifi is a UK Government (Ofqual.gov.uk) regulated awarding organisation and has developed a reputation for supporting relevant skills in a range of job roles and industries, including Leadership, Enterprise and Management, Hospitality and catering, Health and Social Care, Business Process Outsourcing and Public Services. Qualifi is also a signatory to BIS international commitments of quality. The following are the key facts about Qualifi.

  • Regulated by Ofqual.gov.uk
  • World Education Services (WES) Recognised

Assessment

  • Assignments and Project 
  • No examinations

Entry Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Applicant without a bachelor's degree but holding significant relevant experience will be considered for entry on a case-by-case basis.
  • A good command of English (IELTS 6.0 or equivalent).
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Course Content

Phase -1 - Qualifi Level 7 Diploma in Educational Management and Leadership

The QUALIFI Level 7 Diploma in Educational Management and Leadership is made up of 120 credits, which equates to hours 1200 of TQT. Learners must complete two mandatory units and choose four optional units to achieve a minimum of 120 credits.

Mandatory Units

  • Leadership Qualities and Practice in Education

Unit Reference -T/618/3135

TQT :  200           Credit : 20

The unit will explore how team performance can be evaluated and optimised to realise strategic business and operational objectives.

  • Contemporary Issues in Education: Theory, Policy and Practice

Unit Reference - A/618/3136

TQT :  200           Credit : 20

This unit provides learners with an understanding of the link between educational research, policy and practice.

 

Optional Units

  • Managing Change in an Educational Context

Unit Reference - F/618/3137

TQT :  200           Credit : 20

This unit aims to develop learners' understanding of educational leadership and management in supporting change and developing leadership in their educational context.

  • Pedagogy and Practice in Education

Unit Reference - J/618/3138

TQT :  200           Credit : 20

This unit aims to develop learners' theoretical and practical grounding in approaches to teaching and learning related to subject academic knowledge and educational practices.

  • Leading Reflective Practice in Education

Unit Reference - L/618/3139

TQT :  200           Credit : 20

This unit aims to develop learners' understanding of reflective practice to apply this to their and other's roles in an educational context, leading to planning for personal development.

  • Research Methods in Education

Unit Reference - F/618/3140

TQT :  200           Credit : 20

This unit aims to develop research skills, including different approaches, proposal formulation, planning, data analysis, and exploring research's relationship with evidence-based practice.

  • Postgraduate Study of Childhood, Education and Family Support

Unit Reference - A/650/6687

TQT :  200           Credit : 20

The unit will offer a framework for each individual's evaluation of their academic and professional action plans for personal and professional learning.

  • Research Methods for Childhood, Education and Family Support

Unit Reference - D/650/6688

TQT :  200           Credit : 20     

This unit aims to help learners identify and develop a focus on research and approaches to data analysis, such as phenomenological and hermeneutic approaches and descriptive statistics.

  • Triangulating Theory and Practice

Unit Reference - F/650/6689

TQT :  200           Credit : 20

This unit aims to assist educators in comprehending the theories that drive recommendations for best practices and calls for action in a challenging and quickly evolving professional context.

  • Contemporary Issues in Education

Unit Reference - K/650/6690

TQT :  200           Credit : 20

 This unit aims to introduce learners to various emerging topics from many educational sectors. 

 

Phase 2 - MBA in Educational Leadership and Management Top-Up

Programme Structure

  • Developing Effective Management Systems
  • Dissertation (Major Project)

Mode of Learning

Mode of Learning

The programme comprises two phases; the first is the Qualifi Level 7 Diploma in Educational Management and Leadership, awarded by Qualifi and delivered by the EDVORO. The EDVORO offers flexible learning methods, including online and blended learning, allowing students to choose the mode of study that suits their preferences and schedules. The programme is self-paced and facilitated through an advanced Learning Management System. Students can easily interact with tutors through the EDVORO Support Desk Portal System for course material discussions, guidance, assistance, and assessment feedback on assignments. EDVORO provides exceptional support and infrastructure for online and blended learning. Students benefit from dedicated tutors who guide and support them throughout their learning journey, ensuring a high level of assistance.

The second phase is the MBA in Educational Leadership and Management Top Up, awarded and delivered 100% online by Anglia Ruskin University. At Anglia Ruskin University, you will study through Canvas, a world-class online Learning Management System (LMS), accessed from your phone, pc or tablet at home or on the move. Canvas provides instant access to study materials, forums, and support from tutors and classmates, as well as enabling easy submission of your assignments.

After successfully completing your studies, you'll be invited to attend a graduation ceremony on campus at Anglia Ruskin University. If attending the ceremony in person is not possible, we'll arrange to send your certificate to you. EDVORO partners with Chestnut Education Group to promote this programme.

About Awarding Body

Anglia Ruskin University began in 1858 as the Cambridge School of Art, founded by William Beaumont. It was then merged with the Cambridge Shire College of Arts and Technology and the Essex Institute of Higher Education and was renamed Anglia Polytechnic. It was then given university status in 1992 and renamed Anglia Ruskin University in 2005. The University has campuses in the UK (Cambridge, Chelmsford, London and Peterborough) and is partnered with institutions worldwide, including Berlin, Budapest, Trinidad, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.

  • World Education Services (WES) Recognised
  • UK University Ranking - Top 40
  • World University Ranking - Top 350

Qualifi is a UK Government (Ofqual.gov.uk) regulated awarding organisation and has developed a reputation for supporting relevant skills in a range of job roles and industries, including Leadership, Enterprise and Management, Hospitality and catering, Health and Social Care, Business Process Outsourcing and Public Services. Qualifi is also a signatory to BIS international commitments of quality. The following are the key facts about Qualifi.

  • Regulated by Ofqual.gov.uk
  • World Education Services (WES) Recognised

Resources and Support

Edvoro is committed to providing unwavering support throughout your educational journey. Our dedicated support team is a crucial link between tutors and learners, ensuring that guidance, assessment feedback, and additional study assistance are delivered promptly and effectively. When a learner submits a support request via the support desk portal for advice, assessment feedback, or any other service, one of the support team members assigns the request to an appropriate tutor. Once the support team receives a response from the allocated tutor, the information is promptly made accessible to the learner through the portal. This structured support system is designed to assist learners and streamline support processes efficiently.

Edvoro's competitive edge is enhanced by the high-quality learning materials crafted by industry experts. The learning materials encompass well-structured pathway books, letter notes, practical applications with real-world examples, and case studies that empower learners to apply their knowledge effectively. Learning materials are conveniently accessible in one of three formats, PDF, PowerPoint, or Interactive Text Content, through the learning portal, providing learners with versatile options for accessing and engaging with the content.

  • Duration 14-16 Months
  • Credits 180
  • Accreditation Ofqual.Gov.UK
  • Intake January / May / September
  • Study Mode Online / Blended
  • Course Materials: Well Structured
  • All Inclusive Cost Yes
  • Tutor Desk Yes
  • Support Desk Yes
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