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Master of Educational Leadership and Management - 311JA

Course Code: 311JA
Course Version: 1
Location: UCI - Hangzhou Normal University, Hangzhou
Faculty: Faculty of Education, Science, Technology & Maths
Discipline(s): Academic Program Area - Education
ATAR N/A
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Lead the way in the educational sector

This course provides graduates from a wide range of educational contexts with the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills crucial to the role of education leaders in the 21st century. Your studies will focus on the global context of education and provide you with the know-how to develop and manage individuals, teams and organisations and in your final unit, you’ll be able to draw on your professional experience to complete an individual project report that will allow your research capabilities to shine.

Study a Master of Educational Leadership and Management at UC and you will:

  • develop an appreciation of leadership and management theories, current research and practice in a broad range of educational contexts
  • explore various developmental evaluation approaches and critically examine their roles in building learning capacity in order to contribute to continuous improvement in educational organisations
  • review the major debates, theories and movements in comparative and international education, including in different parts of the world
  • identify global educational trends and challenges in the twenty first century and develop skills that will enable you to link them into global education networks.

Career opportunities

A range of career opportunities exist for Master of Educational Leadership and Management graduates, including as a:

  • education officer
  • education administrator
  • principle
  • district administrator
  • early childhood director

Course specific information

Students need to have a recognised Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Bachelors degree or equivalent and a minimum of three year’s relevant work experience. In addition, students must have:

  • successfully completed of Hangzhou Normal University’s English language preparation course
  • an undergraduate degree in education or a related area
    a minimum three year’s work experience in education, education administration or public administration
  • successfully completed at least four Masters units at Hangzhou Normal University. 

Admission Requirements

Entry to the Master of Educational Leadership and Management normally requires the possession of a recognised Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Bachelors degree or recognised equivalent and a minimum of three years relevant work experience. In addition, entry to the Master of Educational Leadership and Management requires that a student must have:

(a) successfully completed of Hangzhou Normal University?s English language preparation course;
(b) an undergraduate degree in education or a related area;
(c) a minimum three years? work experience in education, education administration or public administration; and
(d) successfully completed at least 4 Masters units at Hangzhou Normal University

Assumed Knowledge

Experience in and understanding of at least one education setting.

Periods Course is Open to New Admissions

Year Location Domestic International
2017 UCI Hangzhou Normal University Campus Semester 1
Semester 2
2018 UCI Hangzhou Normal University Campus Term 2
Term 4
2019 UCI Hangzhou Normal University Campus Term 2
Term 4

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Notes for International Applicants

Admission is restricted to students of Hangzhou Normal University.

Unit Delivery Modes

The University offers a wide range of delivery options to help you balance study with other commitments. Units within this degree may be available to be studied in the following delivery modes:

To find out more about delivery modes that are available for units in this course please visit

Professional Accreditation

Non-teaching qualification.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
Graduates will gain new knowledge and understanding through reflection upon and engagement with global developments and leadership challenges in education and apply this learning to their own professional context Graduates will have acquired a body of professional and disciplinary knowledge, technical and information literacy skills, as well as a set of appropriate professional attitudes. Generic skills are part of the learning outcomes of this course which meets specifications for the relevant qualification in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). Students? development of generic skills will be monitored through assessment within units and student surveys during the course, and feedback from employers in course reviews.

Analysis and inquiry
The ability to gather information, and to analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way

Problem solving
The ability to apply problem-solving processes in novel situations; to identify and analyse problems then formulate and implement solutions

Professionalism and social responsibility
The capacity and intention to use professional knowledge and skills ethically and responsibly, for the benefit of others and the environment
Graduates will gain new knowledge and understanding through critical analysis and inquiry into the contemporary character of educational leadership and management theory, policy and practice Analysis and inquiry
The ability to gather information, and to analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way

Problem solving
The ability to apply problem-solving processes in novel situations; to identify and analyse problems then formulate and implement solutions
Graduates will have extended their understanding of how to build quality education through the leadership and management of individuals, teams and organisations Analysis and inquiry
The ability to gather information, and to analyse and evaluate information and situations in a systematic, creative and insightful way

Problem solving
The ability to apply problem-solving processes in novel situations; to identify and analyse problems then formulate and implement solutions
Professionalism and social responsibility
The capacity and intention to use professional knowledge and skills ethically and responsibly, for the benefit of others and the environment
Graduates will have knowledge of research principles and methods and be able to apply them to their professional field of work and learning Communication
The ability to present knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries

Problem solving
The ability to apply problem-solving processes in novel situations; to identify and analyse problems then formulate and implement solutions

Professionalism and social responsibility
The capacity and intention to use professional knowledge and skills ethically and responsibly, for the benefit of others and the environment
Graduates will plan and present a substantial piece of research-led scholarship in an area relevant to leadership and management in their professional setting Communication
The ability to present knowledge, ideas and opinions effectively and communicate within and across professional and cultural boundaries

Working independently and with others
The ability to plan their own work, be self-directed, and use interpersonal skills and attitudes to work collaboratively

Course Duration

Standard three semesters part-time or equivalent. Maximum eight semesters.

Honours

None.

Offerings

  • 2017->Hangzhou Normal Uni Campus-Internal
  • Past Offerings
    • 2015->Hangzhou Normal Uni Campus-Internal
    • 2016->Hangzhou Normal Uni Campus-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

View course numbers for previous full year. Please note that course numbers are indicative only and in no way reflect individual class sizes.

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